Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality
ASHRAE Standing Standard Project Committee 62.1


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January 28 - 30, 2022 2022 Winter Conference Las Vegas


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    1. PURPOSE
    1.1 The purpose of this standard is to specify minimum ventilation rates and other measures intended to provide indoor air quality that is acceptable to human occupants and that minimizes adverse health effects.
    1.2 This standard is intended for regulatory application to new buildings, additions to existing buildings, and those changes to existing buildings that are identified in the body of the standard.
    1.3 This standard is intended to be used to guide the improvement of indoor air quality in existing buildings.

    2. SCOPE
    2.1 This standard applies to spaces intended for human occupancy within buildings except those within dwelling units in residential occupancies in which occupants are nontransient.
    2.2 This standard defines requirements for ventilation and air-cleaning-system design, installation, commissioning, and operation and maintenance.
    2.3 In addition to ventilation, this standard contains requirements related to certain contaminants and contaminant sources, including outdoor air, construction processes, moisture, and biological growth.
    2.4 This standard does not prescribe specific ventilation rate requirements for:

    1. a. Spaces that contain smoking or that do not meet the requirements in the standard for separation from spaces that contain smoking
    2. b. Patient care areas not listed in this standard
    3. c. Laboratories with hazardous materials

Committee Chair

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Jennifer Isenbeck


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Mark Weber


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ASHRAE Winter Conference
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ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2019 Now Available

ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2019 incorporates ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2016 and Addenda b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, j, k, l, m, n, o, q, r, s, t, u, v, w, z, ad, ae, af, ah, ai, aj, al, am, an, ap, aq, ar, and as to ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2016.

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ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2016 Available

The 2016 edition includes Addenda a, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, j, k, p, q, r, and s to ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2013 that are now available for free download on the ASHRAE website (Click Here):