From Maine Indoor Air Quality Council

Practical Building Recommendations to Reduce Virus Transmission
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

ASHRAE Position Document on Airborne Infectious Disease
https://www.ashrae.org/file%20library/about/position%20documents/airborne-infectious-diseases.pdf

Guidance for Building Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic
https://www.ashrae.org/news/ashraejournal/guidance-for-building-operations-during-the-covid-19-pandemic

ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force (Schools & Universities)
https://www.ashrae.org/file%20library/technical%20resources/covid-19/ashrae-reopening-schools-and-universities-c19-guidance.pdf

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

From AIHA

Reopening Guidance for Schools (K-12)
https://aiha-assets.sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/AIHA/resources/Reopening-Guidance-for-Schools-K-12_GuidanceDocument.pdf

From Schools for Health

5 Step Guide to Checking Ventilation Rates in Classrooms
https://schools.forhealth.org/ventilation-guide/

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 Webinars: Healthy Indoor Environments in Schools: Plans, Practices and Principles for Maintaining Healthy Learning Environments
https://www.epa.gov/iaq-schools/healthy-indoor-environments-schools-plans-practices-and-principles-maintaining-healthy

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

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

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology

A web-based tool called FaTIMA:  Fate and Transport of Indoor Microbiological Aerosols
https://www.nist.gov/services-resources/software/fatima

From Federation of European Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Associations

How to Operate and Use Building Services to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19
https://www.rehva.eu/activities/covid-19-guidance

From OSHA

Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19 https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3990.pdf

OSHA ALERT to Prevent Worker Exposure
https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3989.pdf

March 9, 2020 – OSHA News Release
U.S. Department of Labor Offers Guidance For Preparing Workplaces for Coronavirus | Occupational Safety and Health Administration
https://www.osha.gov/news/newsreleases/region/03092020

March 14, 2020 – OSHA National News Release
U.S. Department of Labor Issues Temporary Enforcement Guidance for Respirator Fit-Testing in Healthcare during COVID-19 Outbreak
https://www.osha.gov/news/newsreleases/national/03142020

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

From Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Environmental Cleaning & Disinfection Recommendations
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/organizations/cleaning-disinfection.html

People with Asthma and COVID-19
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/specific-groups/asthma.html

From Colorado State University

Cloth Mask Performance
http://jv.colostate.edu/masktesting/

From Johns Hopkins University

Active Map for COVID-19
https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html

From New England Journal of Medicine:

Updates, resources for viruses on surfaces
https://www.bing.com/news/search?q=New+England+Journal+Of+Medicine+Surfaces&qpvt=new+england+journal+of+medicine+surfaces&FORM=EWRE

From Retrotec

HVAC and COVID19: An Education on the Indoor Air/Virus Relationship
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TMd0L4n-iL8&feature=youtu.be

Images/Graphics/Maps:

HealthWeather Map:
https://healthweather.us/

The Power of Social Distancing
https://twitter.com/DNAStudy/status/1240289071597060099/photo/1

Corona Virus Vs. the Flu
https://thevisualcommunicationguy.com/2020/03/02/coronavirus-covid-19-vs-the-flu-a-visual-guide/

Other Interesting Reading:

Take Care of Your Lungs During Pandemic:
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/27/climate/climate-pollution-coronavirus-lungs.html