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Glass Talk Episode #9: It’s not the Heat… Controlling humidity for healthier environments with Alex McGowan, WSP

April 14, 2020
By Glass Canada Magazine


Some research is suggesting indoor humidity might affect the transmission of coronavirus and pathogens like it. That means we building façade designers and installers have a role to play in protecting people from pandemic. Experts suggest fewer than five per cent of buildings meet ASHRAE standards for humidity control. Alex McGowan of WSP in Victoria, B.C., joins Glass Talk to talk about ASHRAE and strategies for controlling humidity through better façade design.