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PureLiving\u2019s team of chemists, building engineers, and indoor environmental consultants advise clients on air and water quality, mold, asbestos and lead exposure issues. PureLiving also is a cutting edge developer of proven solutions and technology innovation for clean air including the design and installation of filtration, odor\/chemical reduction, mold remediation, energy savings, COVID management, and air quality monitoring systems. Today, with a physical presence in 5 cities across Asia Pacific and global distribution, PureLiving is the industry\u2019s provider of choice for achieving healthy, comfortable, and productive indoor environments. PureLiving acquired QLEAR, a leading building performance real-time monitoring platform in 2020 which is integrated into LEED Arc, RESET, and WELL (via API). Over 35% of the Fortune 100 companies in China, and more than 30 schools globally rely on PureLiving for their indoor health and safety. PureLiving has been deeply involved in the Green Building industry for over more than a decade, and designed and certified the first LEED v4 project in China, the first WELLv2 Platinum project in the world, and is the leading RESET provider in China. Louie has over 24 years of scientific consulting experience as a chemical warfare engineer with the US Army, trained with the US CDC, and was formerly the Asia Strategy Director for Thomson Reuters\u2019 Scientific Division. Louie is the chapter director of the China Chapter of the Indoor Air Quality Association, a charter member of the governmental Canadian Council for Indoor Air Quality, has personally led over 1800 indoor environmental and green building projects and is a frequent public speaker for radio, television, and industry associations including CoreNet, IFMA, and BOMA. He holds a BA from Harvard and MBA from Dartmouth Business School.\u003Cbr \/\u003E\n\u00a0\u003C\/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003EPresentation Description:\u003C\/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003EAlthough many have just accepted the chances of catching COVID, the costs of transmission are still high for those who are immunocompromised, at-risk seniors, and healthcare workers.\u00a0 Additionally, besides COVID, the productivity and absenteeism due to flu season impact every business and school.\u00a0 One tool in the arsenal has been little utilized: UV for occupied spaces.\u00a0 Battle tested since the 1930s in combatting tuberculosis, upper room UV is officially recognized by ASHRAE as a recommended method for controlling airborne transmissible diseases but is still little known.\u003C\/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003EIn this session, a UV consultant and researcher will share knowledge on how upper room UV is an attractive and cost-effective way to control viral and bacterial spread in occupied rooms.\u00a0 Furthermore, new advances in Far UV, which is safe for skin and eyes and therefore can be used wherever normal light fixtures are installed, will be shared.\u00a0\u003C\/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003EAttendees will learn:\u003C\/p\u003E\n\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EThe working principles behind upper room and Far UV\u003C\/li\u003E\n\u003Cli\u003EAppropriate applications for UV technologies compared to filtration or additional ventilation\u003C\/li\u003E\n\u003Cli\u003ESafety considerations and how to respond to queries about ozone generation and skin\/eye concerns\u003C\/li\u003E\n\u003Cli\u003EPerformance and safety standards in the market\u003C\/li\u003E\n\u003Cli\u003ESample installed costs relative to other technologies\u003C\/li\u003E\n\u003C\/ul\u003E\u003C\/div\u003E \u003C\/div\u003E \u003C\/div\u003E\n \u003C\/div\u003E\n \n \n \n \n \n \n\u003C\/div\u003E"}]