Late Fall 2020 ushered in a change in climate and a shift in expert guidance on HVAC approaches for mitigating airborne transmission of COVID-19. Initial HVAC recommendations from ASHRAE and others rightly received a lot of attention. However, like so much about this novel coronavirus, scientific research and insights advance weekly. It is paramount that those responsible for occupant safety in our built environment understand the important evolutions in guidance and are well informed on the range of HVAC IAQ strategies and tools at their disposal for curtailing airborne virus transmission.
Did you know that in many hospitals the facility engineers are not part of the infection control program