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Books, Conference and Journal Papers

Resources to Address COVID-19

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ASHRAE Books Content

Chapter 10, Disaster Planning and Emergency Management:
HVAC Design Manual for Hospitals and Clinics, 2nd ed.

Free Download: Indoor Air Quality Guide: Best Practices for Design, Construction and Commissioning

Read Free Online: Residential Indoor Air Quality


ASHRAE Conference Papers

Conference papers from 2017 and after are avaiable for free download in PDF format. Older papers can be purchased in ASHRAE's bookstore

2019 Annual Conference

pdf_icon.png KC-19-C021 -- Infectious Passenger Isolation System for Aircraft

pdf_icon.png KC-19-C020 -- Designing Simplified Airborne Infection Isolation Rooms to Reduce Infection Rate in Future Pandemics

2017 Annual Conference

pdf_icon.png LB-17-C005 -- An Efficient Ventilation Configuration for Preventing Bioaerosol Exposures to Health Care Workers in Airborne Infection Isolation Rooms

2016 Annual Conference

pdf_icon.png ST-16-004 (GIA 15-16) -- Assessing Effectiveness of Ceiling-Ventilated Mock Airborne Infection Isolation Room in Preventing Hospital-Acquired Influenza Transmission to Health-Care Workers

2015 Winter Conference

pdf_icon.png CH-15-C017 -- Effectiveness of a Local Ventilation/Filtration Intervention for Health-Care Worker Exposure Reduction to Airborne Infection in a Hospital Room

2014 Winter Conference

pdf_icon.png NY-14-C023 -- Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI) in Hospital HVAC Decreases Ventilator Associated Pneumonia

2012 Winter Conference

pdf_icon.png CH-12-C057 -- Assessment of Health-Care Worker Exposure to Pandemic Flu in Hospital Rooms 


ASHRAE Journal Papers

pdf_icon.png A Brief Introduction to Passenger Aircraft Cabin Air Quality - October 2020

pdf_icon.png Filling the Knowledge Gaps: HVAC and COVID-19 - September 2020

pdf_icon.png Improving IEQ to Reduce Transmission of Airborne Pathogens In Cold Climates - September 2020

pdf_icon.png IEQ Applications: Building Readiness Plan for SARS-CoV-2: ASHRAE Headquarters - September 2020

pdf_icon.png Study of Viral Filtration Performance of Residential HVAC Filters - August 2020

pdf_icon.png Evaluating Virus Containment Efficiency of Air-Handling Systems - July 2020

pdf_icon.png Makeshift Negative Pressure Patient Rooms In Response to COVID-19: Recommendations and Lessons Learned - July 2020

pdf_icon.png IEQ Applications: Water Management Best Practices During and After Low or No Occupancy - June 2020

pdf_icon.png IEQ Applications: Guidance for Building Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic - May 2020

pdf_icon.png IEQ Applications: Designing for Airborne Infection Control - July 2019

pdf_icon.png Improved Ventilation System For Removal of Airborne Contamination in Airborne Infectious Isolation Rooms - Feb 2019

pdf_icon.png Bioaerosols in Health-Care Environments - Aug 2014

pdf_icon.png IAQ Applications: Ventilation, Crowds, and the Common Cold - Feb 2014

pdf_icon.png IAQ Applications: Hospital Surge Capacity - Sept 2011

pdf_icon.png Health Issues: HVAC & Infectious Diseases - June 2009

pdf_icon.png Ultraviolet Germidical Irradiation: Current Best Practices - August 2008


Information on these pages is provided as a service to the public. While every effort is made to provide accurate and reliable information, this is advisory, is provided for informational purposes only. These are not intended and should not be relied upon as official statements of ASHRAE.

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