In Australia ventilation of school buildings is a challenge. In times of COVID-19, the importance of a good indoor air quality is once more emphasised.
In this document you will find summarised advice on the operation and use of building services in schools to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus (SARS-CoV-2). This guide is aimed at school principals and facility managers.
Schools are re-opening throughout Australia. School administrators and teachers are concerned about the safety of children and staff. There are many more questions about the best way to protect children from COVID-19 infection at school than there are answers. School administrators are being bombarded by vendors selling a myriad of products, some of which may
Many kindergarten through 12th grade (K-12) schools in the United States do not have good ventilation. This is a longstanding problem with demonstrably negative effects on student learning. We can and should act to fix this to ensure good indoor air quality for all students, educators, and school staff. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is
Protecting the health, safety and welfare of the world’s students, faculty, and administrators from the spread of SARS-Cov-2 (the virus that causes the COVID-19 disease) is essential to protecting the entire population. ASHRAE’s guidance for schools provides practical information and checklists to help minimize the chance of spreading SARS-CoV-2. A summary of key general recommendations
On March 11, 2020, less than 2 weeks after community transmission of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS CoV-2) was identified in the US, the World Health Organization declared that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak was a global pandemic. By March 25, 2020, all kindergarten to grade 12 (K-12) public schools in the