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ASHRAE Announces IAQ 2020 New Conference Dates

Event postponed until September 13-15, 2021 August 11, 2020KEYWORDS ASHRAE / Events in the HVACR IndustryOrder ReprintsNo Commentshttps://249bd6bdae17c751bd87dc5496b2c955.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-37/html/container.html ATLANTA — ASHRAE has announced that the IAQ 2020 Conference in Athens, Greece, will be postponed until September 13-15, 2021. A new call for papers also has been announced for the conference. The deadline for abstract submissions is December 21. …

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Air-ventilation expert talks about what schools should consider with classes

Expect recommends schools install indoor air-quality sensors Many parents are hoping in-person classes will be safe this fall. One ventilation expert said it begins with the air students breathe. “Indoor air-quality issues have been in schools before COVID,” said Serene Al-Momen, adjunct professor at George Mason University.https://dd40b4994318b85f1a6a47a17aaf1bc8.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-37/html/container.htmlAdvertisement Al-Momen said she has been studying the effects …

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Returning to work after COVID-19

Months after the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus first entered our global conversations, countries around the world have begun to announce their plans to slowly but surely return to “normal”, lifting shelter-in-place orders.  How does the COVID-19 coronavirus spread? There are three main ways that the COVID-19 coronavirus can spread from person to person. Avoiding exposure to these …

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Indoor Air Quality Tools for Schools Action Kit

IAQ Tools for Schools Action Kit shows schools how to carry out a practical plan to improve indoor air problems at little- or no-cost using straightforward activities and in-house staff. The Kit provides: best practices industry guidelines sample policies a sample IAQ management plan Reference Guides Checklists Fact Sheets Hard Copy Materials Reference Guides IAQ Coordinator’s …

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Covid-19 Catapults Indoor Air Quality To Top Of The List

By: Sasha Wedekind While people spend 90% of their time inside, indoor air quality has not been a large focus of attention for facilities management and tenants until recently. The coronavirus outbreak is bringing indoor air quality into the spotlight as hospitals work to mitigate the spread of disease and offices, retail, and education facilities are considering strategies to reopen …

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Who Guarantees Your Workplace Is Safe For Return?

by John Macomber and Joseph Allen As we start to think about returning to work, shopping, and recreation, there is much talk about transformed workplaces and innovative social distancing designs. But how will companies, workers, and customers have confidence that these new measures will actually be effective at protecting them? Beyond what we can do as individuals to reduce our …

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Smart monitoring of building performance with IEQ sensor networks

The recent development of affordable Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) sensors has led to a growing interest in continuous indoor climate monitoring. Introduction of advanced IEQ sensor networks will allow us to better analyse building performance. This article addresses a couple of fundamental questions that need to be answered to assure the successful introduction of IEQ …

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