How Humidity, Temperature and Ventilation Rates Affect the Spread of Viruses

By |2020-05-15T20:22:49+00:00May 1st, 2020|Categories: Healthy Buildings, Humidity Control, Pathogen Control, Scientific Studies|

The COVID-19 pandemic has stimulated meaningful discussions within the HVAC and healthcare industries about how temperature, humidity and ventilation can affect the survival and spread of hazardous pathogens. Farhad Memarzadeh, PhD, PE with the National Institutes of Health published an extensive review of over 120 papers in ASHRAE, delineating the effects of temperature, humidity and ventilation [...]