Other Guidance documents
Technology Specific Guidance
UVGI disinfection technology (a brief overview), [TK] – This document aims to explain the specific terms used in the UV technology field, the reasons why UVGI is used for virus inactivation, mentioning briefly the main features of UV-C lamps. It presents the UVGI device typology, providing also some general, practical rules and limitations for safe usage.
Criteria for room air cleaners for particulate matter - This document recommends criteria that would enable a safer and more effective operation of portable air cleaners and purifiers. The most important parameters envisaged are: noise, energy efficiency, clean air delivery rate (CADR), placement, service and maintenance, operation and generation of pollutants.
Limiting internal air leakages across the rotary heat exchanger - This specific guidance includes some precautionary measures to reduce internal air leakage in ventilation systems and prevent the transmission of the virus through particles suspended in the air.
Building/room Specific Guidance
- School buildings – The purpose of this guidance is to provide summarised advice on the operation and use of building services in schools, in on-technical language, targeting school principals, teachers and facility mangers. Updated version is online!
- Ventilation in patient rooms - This guidance provides reccomendations for ventilation of patient rooms. Patient rooms are divided into 3 different categories: normal areas/patient rooms; temporary areas/wards for patients with infectious diseases; isolation rooms with airborne infections.