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COVID-19 and Indoor Spaces

COVID-19 and Indoor Spaces

‘Covid-19 & Indoor Spaces’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends a layered approach, using multiple mitigation strategies, to reduce exposures to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19: Improvements to building ventilation, to reduce the spread of disease and lower the risk of exposure, Physical distancing, Wearing face masks, Hand hygiene and Vaccination.

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Ionisation Technology: Ineffective and Potentially Harmful, UV-C: The Safe Alternative

Ionisation Technology: Ineffective and Potentially Harmful, UV-C: The Safe Alternative

There are several air sterilization technologies for indoor areas now on the market, ionisation technology at the forefront. However, the devices that utilize ionisation are subject to virtually no standardized testing, with very little peer reviewed research about this disinfection technology.

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Fresh Thinking About Fresh Air

Fresh Thinking About Fresh Air

Reading an article in the American News ‘The Economist’ on ‘It is time to clean up the air in buildings’. According to the Lancet Covid-19 commission, schools are “chronically under-ventilated”. A study of 100 American classrooms found 87 with worryingly low ventilation rates. Across Denmark, France, Italy, Norway and Sweden, researchers found that indoor-air quality in 66% of classrooms fell short of healthy standards.

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Is your Building Healthy for Breathing?

Is your Building Healthy for Breathing?

Do you meet the WHO minimum requirements? ‘Roadmap to improve and ensure good indoor ventilation in the context of COVID-19’ Executive Summary: The risk of getting COVID-19 is higher in crowded and inadequately ventilated spaces where infected people spend long periods of time together in close proximity.

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