ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer Presentation - Fundamentals of Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation for Air and Surface Disinfection
GBCI Approved | 1 CE Hour | 0920014267
Germicidal radiation produced by low-pressure mercury vapor lamps and other sources is seeing increasing application both for air disinfection and for control of biological growth on surfaces. This presentation provides an overview of the fundamentals of ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) including principles of operation, component characteristics, system types, applications, and published evidence of effectiveness.
William Bahnfleth is Professor and Director of the Indoor Environment Center in the Department of Architectural Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) in University Park, PA, where he has been employed since 1994. Previously, he was a Senior Consultant for ZBA, Inc. in Cincinnati, OH and a Principal Investigator at the U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory in Champaign, IL. He holds BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois, where he also earned a bachelor of music degree in instrumental performance. His is a registered professional engineer.
Dr. Bahnfleth is a fellow of ASHRAE, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the International Society for Indoor Air Quality and Climate (ISIAQ). He is also a member of the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA), the International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA), and the Society of Building Science Educators (SBSE). He has served ASHRAE in a variety of capacities, including Student Branch Advisor, Chapter Governor, Technical Committee and Standing Committee Chair, and as Director-at-Large, Vice President, Treasurer, and 2013-14 Society President.
11:30 AM social, 12 PM lunch, and 12:15 PM the presentation begins.
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