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Applying ASHRAE Standard 241 Control of Infectious Aerosols – Facility Assessment, Planning, and Implementation

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Course Length: 3 hours

This course focuses on effectively applying ASHRAE Standard 241 to reduce the indoor risk of airborne disease transmission with minimal cost and energy use impact. It assumes familiarity with the fundamental requirements of the standard covered in the companion course Understanding ASHRAE Standard 241 Control of Infectious Aerosols – Background, Overview, and Key Requirements. It presents the assessment, planning, and implementation process described in the standard as well as operation and maintenance requirements. Key application tasks, including the determination of existing equivalent clean air delivery and requirements for increasing it, are described in detail. Attendees will use the tools found in Standard 241’s appendices, including the Building Readiness Plan template and Equivalent Clean Air Calculator, to prepare an example facility for operation in the Infection Risk Management Mode.

Recommended References

ASHRAE Standard 241-2023, Control of Infectious Aerosols

Course Instructor

Wade H. Conlan, P.E., Member ASHRAE, BCxP 

Meghan McNulty, P.E., Member ASHRAE

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All courses and webinars are available for Chapter and In-Company Programs. They may be periodically scheduled for the Winter and/or Annual Conference Education Programs, as well as the Online Courses Series.

Chapters or Companies: Contact Karen Murray, Manager of Professional Development (kmurray@ashrae.org or 678-539-1146), to schedule an ALI seminar, course, or webinar at your organization or event.

Availability: Check the various offerings listed under Professional Development > All Instructor-Led Training to see if this course is being offered at an upcoming event or as a webinar.