The mission of Flow Tech, Inc. is to help people connect to the built environment by sustainably improving comfort and safety. We want to be your trusted, industry resource, especially during the current pandemic. From what we’ve learned, a building’s heating, ventilation and cooling system can either help or hinder the spread of COVID-19 and we want to make sure it’s the latter!

One way to do this is to share timely articles and information related to HVAC systems and the spread of COVID-19. Below is quick pick list of articles we know you’ll find valuable.

Makeshift Negative Pressure Patient Rooms In Response to COVID-19

Technical feature from the July 2020 ASHRAE Journal

Offices Try to Combat Coronavirus with More Fresh Air

Article featured in The Wall Street Journal

Guidance for Building Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

IEO Applications Column featured in the July 2020 ASHRAE Journal

Air Conditioning May Be Spreading COVID

Article featured on WebMD

Evaluating Virus Containment Efficiency of Air-Handling Systems

Technical Feature from the July 2020 ASHRAE Journal

Particle Control Reduces Fine and Ultrafine Particles Greater than HEPA Filtration in Live Operating Rooms and Kills Biologic Warfare Surrogate

Article featured in The American Journal of Infection Control

Can HVAC Guidance Help Prevent Transmission of COVID-19?

Article Insight, McKinsey & Company

239 Experts With One Big Claim: The Coronavirus Is Airborne

Article featured in The New York Times

Much is still unknown regarding COVID-19 but one thing is certain – the world will never be the same and that includes HVAC system design considerations and building requirements. For example, the International WELL Building Institute recently launched the Health-Safety Rating which will prioritize the health and safety of building occupants as a requirement for this new certification.

Be sure to visit our COVID-19 containment solutions webpage to learn how Flow Tech can help combat the spread of the coronavirus and make your existing or new facility a safe and healthy environment. We also encourage you to learn about our complete line of products and systems. If you have questions you can call us, 860.291.8886 or contact us. To stay up-to-date on additional resources follow us on social media: Twitter,  LinkedIn,  facebook and  YouTube.

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