December 2020

Post date: Nov 25, 2020 9:12:25 PM

Zachary Alderman

Mechanical Engineer

DLZ, Corporation

Technologies and Tactics for Tackling COVID-19 Via HVAC

Due to the continued impact of the COVID19 virus and in accordance with public health recommendations, we are again holding the Northern Indiana ASHRAE meeting under a virtual meeting format. Furthermore, in lieu of a lunch and dinner meeting, there will be a single interactive presentation mid-late afternoon.

Stay safe!

Links from the presentation:


Georgia Tech COVID-19 Event Risk Assessment Map

MIT COVID-19 Indoor Safety Guideline App

December Meeting

This month we are happy to welcome Zach Alderman to discuss strategies for dealing with COVID-19 in HVAC systems.

Zachary Alderman, P.E. is a Mechanical Engineer with DLZ Corporation in South Bend, Indiana and the current President of the Northern Indiana ASHRAE chapter. Zach specializes in HVAC and plumbing designs for public facilities ranging from Water & Wastewater treatment plants to Courthouses and Fire Stations. Due to the critical infrastructure nature of many of DLZ’s clients, Zach has been highly involved in assessing and implementing the various ASHRAE resources regarding COVID-19 mitigation strategies in a wide variety of applications.

Zach’s presentation will provide a summary review of several categories relating to COVID-19:

    1. Filtration and Disinfection Technology Roundup and Pro/Con summary

    2. General Strategies for Mitigating COVID-19 airborne transmission in Commercial and Residential environments

    3. Walkthrough of ASHRAE and other open-source resources freely available to the public

    4. Demonstration of a preliminary open-source multi-factor COVID-19 Airborne Transmission Risk Assessment tool

    5. Q&A Discussion

We hope you can join us for this highly relevant webinar, and look forward to an engaging discussion!

Virtual Meeting - December 3 2020

Cost: --free--

Student Cost: --free--

Check-in: 1:45 pm - 2:00 pm EDT (12:45 - 1:00 CDT)

Program: 2:00 pm EDT - 3:30 pm EDT (1:00 - 2:30 CDT)

The meeting has passed, RSVP is now closed.