|Re: Coronavirus mitigation methods||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Jerry Koch-Gonzalez (jerrysociocracyforall.org)|
|Date: Thu, 5 Nov 2020 07:19:07 -0800 (PST)|
Air exchange is important. Using your kitchen hood fan when people are using the space even if you are not cooking. Putting a box fan in a window blowing out is another simple low-cost strategy to get fresh air into the space. You can buy a CO2 monitor as a cheap way to approximate that. Jerry Koch-Gonzalez Pioneer Valley Cohousing Community <http://cohousing.com/> To talk to me about sociocracy or NVC, go here: https://talktojerry.youcanbook.me On Thu, Nov 5, 2020 at 8:46 AM Fred-List manager <fholson [at] cohousing.org> wrote: > Todd Lewis <jtoddlewis1 [at] gmail.com> > is the author of the message below. It was posted by > Fred, the Cohousing-L list manager <fholson [at] cohousing.org> > due to format problem (html only post) > > -------------------- FORWARDED MESSAGE FOLLOWS -------------------- > At Shepherd Village there is currently an ongoing discussion of > coronavirus mitigation methods for aerosolized virus in common > interior spaces, primarily in the Common House which is a large > building with small rooms and one large dining and meeting area with a > high ceiling. The proposal on the table is that the following > mitigation methods be considered: > > Add MERV (Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value)-13 filters to the > air return ducts in the Common House HVAC system. > > Add portable HEPA air filtration units to the small rooms. > > Install UV-C disinfecting luminaires to flood the upper area of > the room (above the heads of people) with ultraviolet light. > > All three of the above virus mitigation approaches are used in > hospitals and are being phased in at restaurants, dentist offices, > theaters, and businesses as it is now clear that the coronavirus > pandemic will be a long term condition. These methods target > infectious aerosolized virus which is not effectively mitigated by > masks and social distancing alone. > > What are the other cohousing communities using Gather doing (or > planning or considering) with respect to aerosolized coronavirus > mitigation in interior spaces? Do you happen to know? If not, do you > have contacts in some or all of these communities who may be willing > to share their experience or ideas on this subject? > > Blessings, > Todd > J. Todd Lewis > Member Relations > Shepherd Village > 26 Shepherd Village Cir > Shepherdstown, WV 25443-1832 > +1 (808) 557-1096 > _________________________________________________________________ > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > http://L.cohousing.org/info > > > >
Coronavirus mitigation methods Fred-List manager, November 5 2020
- Re: Coronavirus mitigation methods Jerry Koch-Gonzalez, November 5 2020
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