Thursday, September 17, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM CDT
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Carly Carmosino 
Mechanical Contractors Association of Eastern Missouri 

Emerging Issues in Indoor Air Quality 

An MCA Affiliate Alliance Event

Dr. Bahnfleth will discuss emerging issues in indoor air quality, including air cleaning and disinfection technologies for infection control and the impact of IAQ on health and productivity.

  • Why indoor air quality is so important
  • Scope of indoor air quality control – classes of contaminants Gases,Particles,Microorganisms
  • Status quo – IAQ today IAQ criteria Safety
  • Acceptability
  • IAQ controls: Dilution ventilation & Filtration
  • Inverted priorities – energy vs. IAQ
  • Future - the case for a different definition of IAQ Health and productivity benefits
  • Economic benefits
  • Reducing the energy impact of better IAQ 
  • Energy recovery, Demand control, Air cleaners, Individual control

William  Bahnfleth is a professor of architectural engineering at Penn State. He holds a PhD in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois and is a Registered Professional Engineer. He has held industry/government positions as a Principal Investigator at the US Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory and Senior Consultant at ZBA, Inc. He is a Fellow of ASHRAE, ASME, and ISIAQ. Dr. Bahnfleth is the author of over 170 publications and 14 books/book chapters. He was President of ASHRAE in 2013-2014 and currently chairs the ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force. His honors include the ASHRAE Exceptional Service Award, Louise and Bill Holladay Distinguished Fellow Award, E.K. Campbell Award for teaching, and the F. Paul Anderson Award – ASHRAE’s highest honor.