HVAC systems should be part of your virus precautions

Help your clients learn more about proper equipment and operations

Some people are concerned that heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems could play a role in the transmission of airborne viruses.

Outside air ventilation is important

HSB engineers advise that ventilation with outside air and proper filtration in business facilities are important safeguards when taking precautions to protect employees, customers and visitors.

Avoid recirculation only systems

Recirculation only systems, with no, or limited, outside air, can become a problem. Those might include wall-mounted “ductless” air conditioners, often used in restaurants, and supplemental fans used in enclosed areas.

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HSB has compiled tips and information about the proper operation and maintenance of commercial HVAC equipment to help maintain good air quality. Click here to read more about it in the HSB Equipment Connection blog.