FREE WEBINAR | Air quality expert discusses how schools can plan for reopening

Luke Powell
Luke Powell, VP of sales at Air Equipment Company

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A 19-year expert in air quality has been named to a national panel that is specifically concerned with the relationship of the living environment, as altered by air-conditioning, heating and ventilation systems, to occupant comfort, health and productivity.

Luke Powell, vice president of sales at Air Equipment Company in Louisville, will offer his expertise as Kentucky’s schools and universities prepare for reopening. Powell will outline national guidelines for mitigating the spread of COVID-19 and other airborne viruses in the built environment. This free webinar is open to anyone who is interested and can be accessed through this registration link for the first 1,000 participants: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUvcOqhqjguHdUtM_JEXL-jWKpHkpqCiHRQ

Powell is the newest member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Technical Committee 2.1 (Physiology and Human Environment).

ASHRAE, a global society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment, recently published its position, with specific guidelines, on how schools and universities can plan for reopening.

Some of the topics that will be covered include: Optimal Facility Design, Controlling Infection Outbreak in School Facilities, and Determining Building Readiness.

The webinar will be held via Zoom at noon, Wednesday, Aug. 12.