Wednesday, August 5, 2020
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Several months into the global COVID-19 pandemic, there remain many questions about how exactly the virus spreads. As businesses and schools begin reopening, architects, engineers, and building managers are seeking a deeper understanding of its transmission in relation to indoor air quality.
AIA Atlanta and AIA Georgia bring together a panel of experts to address building occupant health and safety, including virus transmission, current concerns, best practices, and the future of interior design for offices and multi-tenant buildings.
Register now to join the timely conversation.
What you’ll learn:
- Current Georgia building codes regarding air quality and the likelihood of changes impacting design decisions
- General information on airborne particle sizes involved in talking, breathing, coughing, and sneezing
- Evidence for cloth masks, partitions, and portable air cleaners to prevent the spread of airborne particles
- Various construction techniques, HVAC interventions, filters, air exchanges, and more regarding particle movement
- The cost-benefit calculations for these potential interventions from a development perspective and architects’ options in a multi-tenant office space
Dr. Ginger Chew
Deputy ADS, CDC Division of Environmental Health Science and Practice
Peachtree Government Relations
Operations Manager, Gilbane