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 (May 2020)…Since the beginning of the outbreak, IEQ-GA and its member organizations…have been working diligently on all aspects of the pandemic…
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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/
On May 5th, 2020 the IEA EBC building energy codes working group is hosting a webinar with guidance from ASHRAE and REHVA to discuss the safe operation of buildings and strategies to maintain healthy indoor air quality.
For more information, click here.
IEQ-GA Member REHVA, in collaboration with Build Up EU, organized the webinar “How to operate and use building services during the COVID-19 crisis” (28/04/2020, 12.00 CET). This webinar explored with top experts key notions about indoor environments (Indoor Environmental Quality, … Continue reading
ASHRAE has developed proactive guidance to help address coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) concerns with respect to the operation and maintenance of heating, ventilating and air-conditioning systems.
The ASHRAE COVID-19 Preparedness Resources webpage, ashrae.org/COVID19, provides easily accessible resources from ASHRAE to building industry professionals.
On March 18th, 2020 AiCARR released on its website the document “Protocol for risk reduction of SARS-CoV2-19 diffusion in dealthcare facilities with the aid of air-conditioning and ventilation systems”. This new protocol is intended to complement the previous on for aspects relating to healthcare environments. The document is available for download here.