ASHRAE’s proactive guidanceThere has never been a more important time than now to consider your Air Quality. With the recent COVID-19 (Coronavirus) we are working with ASHRAE’s proactive guidance to help address concerns with respect to the operation and maintenance of heating, ventilating and air-conditioning systems.
Infectious diseases spread by several different routes. Tuberculosis and in some cases influenza, the common cold, and other diseases spread by the airborne route. The spread can be accelerated or controlled by heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems.
i-HVACR recommends Air disinfection by means of frequent air filter changes. Use or addition of Ultraviolet Germicidal Radiation Light (UVGI) which could effectively reduce the amount of air changes required for infection control in a space provided by mechanical ventilation and save energy. Air disinfection may be the single most cost-effective engineering intervention under circumstances where air circulation is an important transmission factor.
It might seem like a small thing, but keeping the interior air of your workplace pure can have a big impact. For those with allergies or asthma, cleaner air means they won’t call out sick frequently and can perform more productively. If you have a dog friendly office, air purification systems can help to remove allergens.
So what’s the best way to keep your office air pure?
When you partner with the professionals at i-HVACR, we’ll put more than 30 years of experience to work on your behalf. We can inspect your place of business, go over your options, and craft a personalized solution that meets your particular needs. For some, it might involve thoroughly cleaning your air ducts, which will remove dust from spreading throughout the office and help to reduce your electric bills. For others, you may need to swap out or use improved air filters and air purification units.