The Case for Increased Ventilation

March 2010
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Mar2010, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p34
The article discusses how increased ventilation prevents the spread of disease among employees in commercial and government office buildings in the U.S. It states that higher air-exchange rates (AERs) lead to absenteeism reduction and improved productivity but would lead to higher energy costs. It stresses the need to put human-resource (HR) managers and facility managers to work together about their tasks to help reduce sick-worker costs.


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