Miller J D
Bibliographic info:
ASHRAE Journal, December 2002 - Vol 44, No 12 - pp 18-19, 22, 24, 26 and 28 - 24 refs

This article describes bacteria and viruses usually considered as candidates for biological weapons. It also presents chemical agents that might be used as chemical weapons. It shows how HVAC systems can be designed with safeguards to protect against entry and/or circulation of these agents. It explains how air filtration can provide an additional defense, using HEPA filters, activated carbon filters, antimicrobial treated filters, ultraviolet light emitters or electrostatic air cleaners with UV emitters.