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PBA's, 'Mechanical System Tips for Reducing Pandemic Risks,' Featured in CSE Magazine's, 'Top 5 Most Read' Weekly Articles

Posted by Dennis P. Sczomak, PE, LEED AP

Sep 14, 2020 10:36:13 AM

Have You Read It? If Not, Here's Your Chance: Mechanical System Operation and Enhancement to Reduce Pandemic Risks

While the physical spacing of occupants, the wearing of masks, and surface disinfection can reduce the potential for infectious diseases to spread indoors, such measures do not eliminate the risk. Within the indoor environment, infectious aerosols can remain airborne for distances much larger than the 6 feet distance recommended for protection from droplets from potentially infectious persons. HVAC systems can play an important role in reducing the risk from infectious aerosols. 

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Topics: Recent News, Covid-19, mechanical standards, CSE Magazine, Top 5

R. White, IALD, LC, IESNA, Principal, Illuminart Lighting Designer to Present at 2020 Virtual IES Annual Conference

Posted by Camille Thompson

Jul 10, 2020 11:00:00 AM

White to present on, 'Lighting Design Trends Expressed in Cinema.'

 

 

 

 

 

 

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, conference organizers recently made the difficult choice to postpone its in-person conference and instead opted for a virtual conference for the safety of its guests, participants and staff. Therefore this year will mark the first ever IES Virtual Annual Conference.

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Topics: Recent News, IES, Covid-19

Scott Garrison, PBA Principal, Weighs In On Retail, Restaurant MEP Design During COVID-19 in Roundtable Discussion, CSE Magazine

Posted by Camille Thompson

Jun 19, 2020 12:20:31 PM

...'The term, social distancing may be here to stay.' -Garrison

 

 

 

 

 

 

The current issue of Consulting Specifying Engineer magazine, features an MEP Roundtable discussion on, 'How COVID-19 is affecting retail and restaurants.'

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Topics: Recent News, Covid-19

Leading MEP Engineering Firm, PBA Shares Mechanical System Tips for Reducing Pandemic Risks

Posted by Dennis P. Sczomak, PE, LEED AP

May 27, 2020 11:08:23 AM

Mechanical System Operation and Enhancement to Reduce Pandemic Risks

While the physical spacing of occupants, the wearing of masks, and surface disinfection can reduce the potential for infectious diseases to spread indoors, such measures do not eliminate the risk. Within the indoor environment, infectious aerosols can remain airborne for distances much larger than the 6 feet distance recommended for protection from droplets from potentially infectious persons. HVAC systems can play an important role in reducing the risk from infectious aerosols. 

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Topics: Recent News, Covid-19, mechanical standards

Leading MEP Engineering Design Firm, PBA Shares ASHRAE's COVID-19 Building Operations Guidance Tips

Posted by Peter Basso Associates, Inc.

Mar 25, 2020 2:12:47 PM

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has published some guidance on safely maintaining building operations during the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

Peter Basso Associates, would like to share these important tips with our clients and partners to ensure that your building and staff are safely and effectively navigating through this crisis.

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Topics: ASHRAE, Covid-19

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