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March 26, 2024

By Kishor Khankari, Ph.D., Fellow ASHRAE; Connie Araps, Ph.D., Member ASHRAE; and David Crosley, Ph.D.
The purpose of the study discussed in this article is to use computational fluid dynamics analysis to assess how the effectiveness of HVAC ventilation can be further enhanced with hydroxyl air purification in reducing the risk of infectious pathogen transmission. Read more
The amount of time students spend in school corridors is small compared to time spent in classrooms. But Lisa Ng, Ph.D., Member ASHRAE, believes it’s important for school corridors to be ventilated beyond what’s currently required by ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2022. She joins Journal Technical Editor Rebecca Matyasovski to explain why.
 
 
 
Ventilation in School Corridors
By Donald Weekes Jr., CIH, Member ASHRAE; Tina Brueckner, Member ASHRAE; Elliot Horner, Ph.D., Member ASHRAE; and Jennifer Isenbeck, P.E., Member ASHRAE
This column introduces ASHRAE Guideline 42-2023, Enhanced Indoor Air Quality in Commercial and Institutional Buildings, which recommends measures that exceed requirements for improving indoor air quality in commercial and institutional buildings. Read more
By William M. Healy, Ph.D., Member ASHRAE; Kristen Cetin, Ph.D., P.E., Member ASHRAE; Richard Karg, Life Member ASHRAE; Chandra Sekhar, Ph.D., Fellow ASHRAE; Li Song, Ph.D., Member ASHRAE; Jerzy Sowa; Iain Walker, Ph.D., Fellow ASHRAE; and Pawel Wargocki, Ph.D., Fellow ASHRAE
This column explores the impact of the shift to more work from home. This includes changes in use of residential spaces, contaminants within homes, ventilation and the resultant electric load profiles and grid interactions. Read more

2024 ASHRAE Technology Awards
This month’s issue of ASHRAE Journal includes topics such as the revision of ASHRAE Standard 100 to be a model building performance standard, how hydroxyl technology can reduce the risk of indoor pathogen transmission and the Technology Award of Engineering Excellence. Access the digital edition here. 

All articles and columns published in ASHRAE Journal since 1997 are available in pdf format at no cost to members through ASHRAE’s Technology Portal. Search the archives here.
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