The new coronavirus has brought the indoor world to the forefront of public consciousness. Even before the pandemic, most people spent the majority of their time indoors. But COVID-19 has raised awareness of the connection between indoor air quality and health safety. As more people stay indoors, we must also
Medical and technological advances need a constant evaluation of the HVAC system. HVAC monitoring systems in hospitals and medical facilities play a significant role. It paves the way for the 2019 ASHRAE Handbook and healthcare occupancy that ensures the HVAC system’s future adaptability. The HVAC application to health care facilities
Mold growth in an HVAC system is a common occurrence. Mold is a cunning little organism. It expands and spread undetected. Molds are not simply ugly looking on walls, they can cause illnesses to building occupants. And the most common cause of poor indoor air quality. Mold can be present in the HVAC
Indoor air quality monitoring is important for employees’ health and safety. Invisible pollutants such as carbon monoxide, traffic toxic fumes. And other harmful chemicals may cause some health problems. As well as lower organizational productivity. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), indoor air pollution, including exposures in the workplace, is estimated to be
As hotels became an important part of society during the COVID-19 pandemic. They served as a two-week quarantine facility of most cities for their incoming guests, travelers, and other suspected individuals. The protocol aims to stop an infected patient from going out and further spreading the virus within the city.
2020 didn’t see a pandemic coming. A year later, community lockdowns and home quarantines are still being implemented and practiced worldwide to prevent the infectious coronavirus spread. While this has significantly reduced the air pollution outdoors, this has also affected indoor air quality. According to Shelly Miller, professor of Mechanical
Hospitals have become the backbone of surviving the COVID-19 pandemic as the transmission of the virus has spread like wildfire. Medical facilities face significant problems on how to accommodate a large number of infected patients. If accommodating the patients has been a challenge, providing an isolation room was a disaster