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EPD's IAQ Scheme 2019
14 January 2019


Hong Kong EPD's IAQ Scheme 2019
Credit: EPD guide Air grille with dirt not Mould


In January 2019 HKSAR EPD published the new updated IAQ Certification Scheme for Offices and Public Places, download the new guide from http://www.iaq.gov.hk

Besides updating the IAQ parameters, a new 'mould' criteria has been added. However, the mould assessment can only be described as super simplistic, ANNEX3 provides a visual checklist, the guide provides some sample photos, photos showing dirt on air grilles (see photo above) not mould, doesn't inspire confidence.


2019 Guidance Notes for the Management of Indoor Air Quality in Offices and Public Places


About the Author

John A. Herbert is a veteran engineer with more than 30 years engineering experience, educated in the United Kingdom he has worked across Asia for the last two decades engaged by international and local companies. He is a Hong Kong Registered Energy Assessor (REA) and BEAM Professional.





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