Heating Ventilation and Air-Conditioning Security (HVAC)

Scope of TC TG02.HVAC

TG2.HVAC Security is concerned with fundamental scientific and engineering design principles of system integration for vulnerability and resilience of HVAC&R systems subjected to extraordinary events including mitigating consequential damages and remediation.


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HVAC Applications: HVAC Security
This chapter is intended to be an overview of HVAC security considerations relative to natural events, accidents, terrorism, and national threats, as well as addressing chemical, biological, radiological, and explosive (CBRE) incidents that do not cause major structural damage to a building or its infrastructure. This added focus on CBRE incidents, either accidental (e.g., an industrial spill) or premeditated, is intended to be a general overview and not used as design guidelines.

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This Task Group is responsible for the following guideline
ASHRAE Guideline 29: Guideline for Risk Management of Public Health and Safety in Buildings

Other Activities

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 TG2 is the cognizant committee for ASHRAE's position document on resiliency.


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