HVAC

Legionella Prevention in Cooling Tower Systems

With the support of a team of experts, managers can effectively prevent, detect and respond to positive Legionella tests.

9/28/2022


How to Improve Indoor Air Quality on a Budget

There is a way that managers can improve indoor air quality while reducing energy use.

9/14/2022


Green Measures Benefit Students' Air Quality

Air purifiers in classrooms reduced indoor pollution concentrations by up to 57 percent.

9/9/2022


Upgrading IAQ Systems Without Compromising Energy Efficiency

Improving air quality should not interfere with sustainability goals.

9/7/2022


Demand for HVAC Controls Drives Building Automation Market

The global building automation and controls market is expected to grow 11.3 percent by 2030.

8/22/2022


Healthcare Facilities Revisit Indoor Air Quality as COVID Cases Rise

Faced with limited options, managers are investigating ultraviolet systems to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

6/29/2022


Hospitals Face Major Environmental Services Challenges

Survey provides overview of the strengths and challenges associated with healthcare environmental hygiene practices in healthcare facilities.

6/3/2022


How HVAC Codes Must Adapt to Ever-Changing Science

Many hospitals are over-ventilating indoor spaces, resulting in wasted energy and dollars

4/5/2022


White House Cites Role of Ventilation in COVID-19 Fight

International experts have advocated respirator use and enhanced ventilation systems in stopping the spread of the coronavirus.

4/4/2022


The Crucial Role of Hospital Filtration and Ventilation Systems

Systems are critical in providing safe and comfortable environment for patients and staff throughout facility.

3/29/2022


Overhead Ventilation Is IAQ Culprit: Study

When overhead vents supply heated air, occupants might be exposed to respiratory aerosols more than if same room were well-mixed

9/27/2021


ASHRAE Updates Ventilation Standard for Healthcare Facilities

Changes include expanded requirements to allow airborne infectious isolation room exhaust discharge to general exhaust under certain conditions

9/13/2021


Nursing Homes Wrestle with Climate Change, HVAC Demands

For Washington’s long-term care facilities, recent heatwave underscored growing need for air conditioning

7/13/2021


Wanted: A 21st Century IAQ Strategy

Managers need to consider holistic integrated IAQ solution that uses complementary technologies

6/23/2021


HEPA Purifiers Can Reduce Airborne COVID-19: Researcher

Air purifiers could benefit hospitals where aerosol-generating procedures occur

6/15/2021


Ranking Risks: Ventilation and Infection Control

Risk-ranking each space in facilities with required temperature, pressure and humidity will guide testing procedures

6/2/2021


ASHRAE, UV Group Partner on Research, Standards

ASHRAE, IUVA will cooperate to promote advancement of emerging research and technologies

5/14/2021


ASHRAE Updates Healthcare Facilities Ventilation Standard

Standard offers guidance, regulation, and mandates to designers of healthcare facilities

5/13/2021


Mold Case Against Seattle Hospital Advances

Public health documents relate to Aspergillus mold infections at Seattle Children’s hospital

5/7/2021


Flexibility Key for Future HVAC System Design

COVID-19 can spread via aerosol transmission, so controlling airflows is critical

5/3/2021


Managing Ventilation To Prevent Airborne Illnesses

Management plan can help managers maintain compliance with applicable accreditation, licensure and regulatory standards

4/8/2021


ASHRAE Clarifies Buildings’ Role in COVID-19

Statement offers updated, unequivocal statement on airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in buildings

4/7/2021


Hospital Ventilation in the COVID-19 Era

ASHRAE Standard 170 survived pandemic and is ready for next edition

4/6/2021


Case Study: Using Germicidal UV-C to Mitigate COVID-19

Chicago’s Loyola University Medical Center installed UV-C lamps in HVAC systems

4/1/2021


Guidance Targets HVAC Controls in Healthcare

Resource fills a knowledge gap in a field with no definitive recommendations for environmental controls

3/22/2021


More Patients Join Lawsuit Over Mold in Hospital

Since 2001, at least 14 young patients claim to have been infected by Aspergillus mold

3/10/2021


Scrutiny Mounts on HVAC-COVID-19 Connection

Former OSHA head says employers not taking adequate measures to address real COVID-19 risks in workplaces

3/3/2021


Resource Targets HVAC Controls and COVID-19

No definitive recommendations exist for environmental controls when handling COVID-19 patients

2/23/2021


Refrigeration Breakdown Prompts Vaccine Scramble

Freezer storing 1,650 doses of the clinics’ COVID-19 vaccines stopped working

2/5/2021


Resource Targets HVAC Systems and COVID-19

Guide aims to help performance of flush calculations to reduce the time and energy to clear spaces of contaminants

2/4/2021



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