From Maine Indoor Air Quality Council

Practical Building Recommendations to Reduce Virus Transmission
Updated 11/23/2020
Prepared by Kristofer G. Anderson, P.E., Bath, ME

Manage Your Home to Prevent COVID-19 (Written by Executive Director Christine Crocker for Green & Healthy Maine Homes Magazine)
https://greenmainehomes.com/blog/2020/9/22/manage-your-home-to-prevent-covid-19


The SAFEAIRSPACES COVID-19 Aerosol Relative Risk Estimator

Use your parameters for # of occupants, floor space/height, ventilation rate, filtration rate, time indoors, and use of masks to determine transmission risk.
https://safeairspaces.com/

From ASHRAE

COVID-19 Response Resources
https://www.ashrae.org/technical-resources/resources

ASHRAE Technical Resources for Filtration/Disinfection
Filtration / Disinfection (ashrae.org)

ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force: Filtration/Disinfection
ashrae-filtration_disinfection-c19-guidance.pdf

New Guidance for Residential Air Cleaners
New Guidance for Residential Air Cleaners ASHRAE Journal Sep 2019 (epa.gov)

From Ontario Health

Air Cleaning Technologies: An Evidence Based Analysis
Air cleaning technologies: an evidence-based analysis – PubMed (nih.gov)

Use of Portable Air Cleaners and Transmission of COVID-19
some brief tips, plus an extensive resource list for portable air cleaners
Use of Portable Air Cleaners and Transmission of COVID-19 (publichealthontario.ca)

From Educational Plant Maintenance Association

EPMA HVAC Resources
https://maineindoorair.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/EPMA-HVAC-Reccomendations.pdf

From U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

On-Demand Webinar: Tools to Assess and Address IAQ Health & Safety
https://www.epa.gov/iaq-schools/forms/webinar-meeting-current-school-health-challenges-and-beyond-new-tools-assess-and

Indoor Air and Coronavirus (COVID-19)
https://www.epa.gov/coronavirus/indoor-air-and-coronavirus-covid-19

Air Cleaners and Air Filters in the Home
https://www.epa.gov/indoor-air-quality-iaq/air-cleaners-and-air-filters-home

Residential Air Cleaners: A Technical Summary
https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2018-07/documents/residential_air_cleaners_-_a_technical_summary_3rd_edition.pdf

From Harvard School of Public Health and Colorado University (Boulder)

Portable Air Cleaner Calculator for Schools
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1NEhk1IEdbEi_b3wa6gI_zNs8uBJjlSS-86d4b7bW098/edit#gid=1882881703

From National Center for Biotechnology Information

What Is an Effective Portable Air Cleaning Device? A Review
R. J. Shaughnessy1 and R. G. Sextro2
What is an effective portable air cleaning device? A review – PubMed (nih.gov)

From ResearchGate

MERV Filter Models for AeroBiological Applications
https://www.researchgate.net/figure/Composite-of-all-MERV-filter-models-based-on-initial-conditions_fig3_237558312