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ASHRAE has published its pioneering consensus-based, code-enforceable standard, developed to reduce the risk of infectious aerosol transmission in buildings.
ASHRAE Standard 241, Control of Infectious Aerosols can be purchased at ashrae.org/241.
Standard 241 establishes minimum requirements to reduce the risk of airborne disease transmission, such as SARS-COV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19, the flu virus and other pathogens in buildings like single and multi-family homes, offices, schools and healthcare facilities. The standard applies to new and existing buildings and major renovations and provides requirements for many aspects of air system design, installation, operation and maintenance.
Important topics addressed in the standard include the following:
For additional details or to purchase Standard 241 visit ashrae.org/241.