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Minimizing COVID Transmission via Enhanced IAQ: Lessons Learned in Healthcare Facilities

This presentation will discuss ventilation and filtration configuration and modifications to cope with COVID-19.
Learning Objective 1:
Assess and adapt existing HVAC systems (including air handlers, filters, ductwork and controls), and essential power.
Learning Objective 2:
Prepare measures for adapting sites. 
Learning Objective 3:
Identify and qualify non-traditional air-cleaning technologies
Learning Objective 4:
Distinguish the differences in viral from other microbial infection transmission, given the unique nature of the novel coronavirus, to recognize the opportunities for specific infection mitigation.

COAA will apply for AIA credit for this webinar. 

Registration Rates 

Because of COVID-19 and social distancing requirements, we are introducing a special group registration discount for our webinars: 
- Members - $99 

 - Non-members - $149
 - Subsequent registrants from the same organization 50% off the registration rate 

To register all employees at the same time, use promo code "Multiweb." If you would like to add additional registrants to an exisiting registration, please call 678-426-2771 or send an email. Please do not use the Register Online feature below.


Michael Sheerin, Principal, TLC Engineering for Architecture
Michael serves as the Director of Healthcare Engineering for TLC, leading their design, planning and marketing efforts. He has focused solely on healthcare facility design since joining TLC in 1995. Michael is a graduate of the City College of New York with a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering. He is a mechanical engineer licensed in multiple states, and is a LEED BD+C Accredited Professional. He currently serves as Chairman of Technical Committee 9.6 Healthcare Facilities. He is the Vice Chairman of ASHRAE SSPC 170, Ventilation for Healthcare, and has been involved in this standard since its inception. He also serves as Chair of ASHRAE SPC 189.3, Design & Operation of High Performance Healthcare Facilities. He is a member of the NFPA Health Care Section Codes & Standards Review Committee, and is active in the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) and the local Florida Hospital Engineering Association.

Steven Friedman, PE, CHFM, HFDP, LEED AP, Director of Facilities Engineering- Design + Construction, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Steven is senior management spearheading the engineering department of facilities design + construction at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, overseeing a multimillion-dollar capital program for its five million plus square feet of hospital, research and clinical laboratories as well as New York/New Jersey regional healthcare real estate.  He brings more than 32 years of engineering and construction experience with a focus on implementing proper healthcare design standards, sustainable resilient facility modeling and energy efficient construction delivery to ensure patient safety and comfort. 
He is a Certified Healthcare Facility Manager, recognized by the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) recognized for knowledge of healthcare planning, design & construction, operations, finance and facility code compliance. Also certified as Healthcare Facility Design Professional, recognized by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) for his mastery of the technical knowledge covering design and operation of healthcare facilities.