COVID-19 Ventilation resources

Resources and current guidance

Ventilation of indoor spaces to stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) – updated 24th March 2021

Gov.uk advice on ventilation of indoor spaces.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-ventilation-of-indoor-spaces-to-stop-the-spread-of-coronavirus/ventilation-of-indoor-spaces-to-stop-the-spread-of-coronavirus-covid-19

 

HSE (Health & Safety Executive) – Ventilation & Air Conditioning (31 March 2021)

Guidance on ventilation and air conditioning to office environments/workspace.

https://www.hse.gov.uk/coronavirus/equipment-and-machinery/air-conditioning-and-ventilation.htm

 

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (updated 10th November 2020)

This document provides guidance on heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems in closed spaces in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic.

https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/sites/default/files/documents/Heating-ventilation-air-conditioning-systems-in-the-context-of-COVID-19-first-update.pdf

 

Chief Dental Officer for England Recommendations

Key data: Increase air change rate of space to enable reduced fallow (non-operational) time.

https://www.dentistry.co.uk/2020/09/01/cdo-sara-hurley-fallow-time-requirements/

 

CIBSE – Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers – Emerging frordm Lockdown (updated 23rd October 2020)

Advice for building owners/ managers and operators for reopening and considerations towards the ventilation systems.

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-film-shows-importance-of-ventilation-to-reduce-spread-of-covid-19

 

UK – Protecting Yourself and Others from Coronavirus

Short film (1m 56s) showing the importance of ventilation and airborne spread of Covid-19.

https://vimeo.com/479780249/984a55318f

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