Mission of the IEQ Global Alliance. The mission of IEQ-GA is to provide an acceptable indoor environmental quality (thermal environment-indoor air quality-lighting-acoustic) to occupants in buildings and places of work around the world and to make sure the knowledge from research on IEQ get to be implemented in practice.
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Presidential Column (July 2020)…IEQ-GA’s organizational members and their professional members have been closely involved in the efforts to control the virus…
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The Federation of European Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Associations (REHVA) is organizing an online course (~6 hours) covering key topics on how to resume activities, safely operate buildings and specifically use densely occupied indoor spaces during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
The course is based on the REHVA COVID-19 guidance documents and its modules provide basic theoretical knowledge with hands-on information taught by REHVA experts. Participants get access also to the latest REHVA guidebooks on air filtration and the hygiene requirements of ventilation systems. After going through the training material, the trainees who also successfully complete the online exams obtain a certification.
More information is available here: https://www.rehva.eu/pre-registration-safe-building-operation-during-covid-19
In response to the current pandemic, ACGIH is excited to launch a new webinar series, COVID-19 Aerosol Exposures in the Workplace. The series will consist of eight separate 1.5-hr webinars, organized around the principles of “Recognition, Evaluation and Control” and focused on … Continue reading
ASHRAE is now accepting abstract submissions for the Ventilation 2021 conference taking place Aug. 15-18, 2021 at the Sheraton City Centre in downtown Toronto. The deadline for submission of the abstracts is October 1st, 2020. Inaugurated in 1985, the “Industrial … Continue reading
More than 200 scientists have called for the World Health Organization and others to acknowledge that the coronavirus can spread in the air — a change that could alter some of the current measures being taken to stop the pandemic. … Continue reading
ATLANTA (June 12, 2020) – ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI) will offer three free webinars plus a detailed course targeted to the European and Middle East regions, focused on mitigating potential health risks during reopening of buildings closed during the COVID-19 … Continue reading
The Indoor Environmental Quality – Global Alliance (IEQ-GA) has just released a position paper on the Airborne Transmission of COVID-19.
To learn more please visit: https://ieq-ga.net/resources/position-papers/
The ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force has developed guidance on mitigating potential health risks during reopening of buildings closed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
To learn more please visit: https://www.ashrae.org/about/news/2020/ashrae-offers-covid-19-building-readiness-reopening-guidance
A website, sponsored by AIHA, featuring expert, industry-specific guidance for both businesses and consumers to safely re-open and re-engage as they emerge from the COVID-19 quarantines.
To learn more please visit: https://www.backtoworksafely.org/