ASHRAE Guidelines for Reopening Schools and Universities

Reopening Schools and Universities Guidelines   

ASHRAE has recently published guidelines for schools and universities, and they are recommending  NPBI should be considered in lieu of MERV 13 filters.

Background:

The ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force was established to help deploy ASHRAE’s technical resources to address the challenges of the current pandemic and future epidemics as it relates to the effects of HVAC  systems on disease transmission in healthcare facilities, the workplace, home, public and recreational environments.  One of the groups within the task force is dedicated to schools and universities and prepared these guidelines:

https://www.ashrae.org/file%20library/technical%20resources/covid-19/ashrae-reopening-schools-and-universities-c19-guidance.pdf

Please note the recommendation to install needlepoint bipolar ionization in AHUs:

  • Page 17 – Designer Guidelines for 4. AHU’s and Packaged Rooftop unit
  • Page 30 – Implementation & Considerations

Please contact us to discuss modifying your schools and universities using Needlepoint Bipolar Ionization (NBPI).

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