All schools are planning re-entry – do you know the status of your school’s indoor air quality?

Having impeccable air quality keeps students safer and provides “cover” for superintendents and boards when it comes to taking initiative.

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We are your independent resource to help you optimize your buildings’ performance. We can assist you by customizing an approach that allows you to lower both your construction and operating costs, thereby freeing up vital funds for other uses while enhancing the student and staff environment. We understand how important efficient HVAC and lighting systems are to the comfort and productivity of your students and faculty.

Air Scrubber Technology

Getting Your Students Back To School Safely

Suggested start up checklist for HVAC systems prior to occupancy:

  • Equipment and system specific checks & verification
  • Consideration of new/modified facility design to improve IAQ
  • Consideration of filtration upgrades (COVID eradication capabilities)
  • Operation of occupied facilities/controlling infection (measurement/verification of systems operation)

FSG has vetted systems and their pros and cons based on the recommendations of ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning)

Systems analyzed:

  • Merv 13 filters
  • HEPA filters
  • UV lights
  • Ionization

After vetting possible systems, FSG has concluded that ionization is the most effective. Many schools are choosing the ionization option for the following reasons:

  • Ease of installation
  • Proven effectiveness against COVID-19
  • No maintenance expense
  • Versatility
  • Energy savings
  • Cost: upfront investment, little to no maintenance after that
  • Long term benefits of cleaner air regardless of pandemic

References: US Air Force (all planes), White House, universities including Indiana and Marquette, Target stores nationwide and many many others.

Lindenwood University recently selected ionization technology to be installed in all the main campus facilities. Several K-12 districts including Parkway, Fox and Mehlville are conducting feasibility studies as interest in the technology grows.

Next Steps

FSG can develop an installation scope of work to solicit competitive bids from qualified contractors.