Ventilation and infection resilience, should be regulated says NEPC report

20 Jul 2022

A new report released by the National Engineering Policy Centre (NEPC) calls on the UK government to seize the post-pandemic opportunity to mandate long-term improvements to infection control in commercial, public and residential buildings to reduce transmission of future waves of COVID-19, new pandemics, seasonal influenza and other infectious diseases. 

Infection-control measures could save up to £23 billion a year if there is another pandemic. Operational performance of buildings, including ventilation and infection resilience, should be regulated states NEPC.

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