What is TCU doing to ensure good indoor air quality during the pandemic?
Last Updated May 25, 2021
The American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has provided guidance updates for maintaining and operating HVAC systems as more becomes known about COVID-19 transmission. Per CDC, properly operated and maintained systems with increased fresh air provide the best air quality environment to minimize any HVAC aspects of virus transmission. TCU has adopted ASHRAE’s recommendations to increase fresh air input into the system to the greatest extent possible while still maintaining required temperature and humidity set points. TCU Facilities also is actively involved in frequent discussions with other universities and industry experts on various approaches to indoor air quality and emerging guidance.