ASHRAE commits to developing an IAQ pathogen mitigation standard

ASHRAE’s board of directors recently announced its commitment to support the expedited development of a North American national indoor air quality (IAQ) pathogen mitigation standard.

The goal is to finalise the consensus-based, code enforceable standard within six months.

A well commissioned ventilation system as part of HVAC should be able to reduce the risk of transmission of airborne infectious aerosols including COVID-19.

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