Gaseous Air Contaminants and Gas Contaminant Removal Equipment
ASHRAE Technical Committee 2.3

Meeting Documents

Download documents from previous committee meetings below according to the appropriate society year. ASHRAE's society year begins on July 1 and ends June 30.

2021-22

 

 

TC0203 Winter Handbook DRAFT Minutes 20220120

TC0203 Winter Planning DRAFT Minutes 20220121

TC0203 Winter Program DRAFT Minutes 20220120

TC0203 Winter Research DRAFT Minutes 20220119

TC0203 Winter Standards DRAFT Minutes 20220121

2020-21

 

 

TC0203 SummerVirtual Handbook Minutes Final 20210609

TC0203 SummerVirtual Main Minutes Final 20210611

TC0203 SummerVirtual Planning Minutes Final 20210610

TC0203 SummerVirtual Program Minutes Final 20210609

TC0203 SummerVirtual Research Minutes Final 20210608

TC0203 SummerVirtual Standards Minutes Final 20210610

TC0203 WinterVirtual Handbook Minutes FINAL 20210120

TC0203 WinterVirtual Main Minutes FINAL 20210122

TC0203 WinterVirtual Planning Minutes FINAL 20210121

TC0203 WinterVirtual Program Minutes FINAL 20210120

TC0203 WinterVirtual Research Minutes FINAL 20210119

TC0203 WinterVirtual Standards Minutes FINAL 20210121

2019-20

 

 

TC0203 SummerVirtual Main Minutes DRAFT 202006

TC0203 SummerVirtual Handbook Minutes DRAFT 202006

TC0203 SummerVirtual Planning Minutes DRAFT 202006

TC0203 SummerVirtual Program Minutes DRAFT 202006

TC0203 SummerVirtual Research Minutes DRAFT v1 202006

TC0203 SummerVirtual Standards Minutes DRAFT 202006

TC0203 Orlando Handbook Minutes DRAFT 20200213

TC0203 Orlando Main Minutes FINAL 202001

TC0203 Orlando Program Minutes DRAFT 202001

TC0203 Orlando Research Minutes DRAFT 202001

2018-19

 

 

TC0203 KansasCity Main Minutes DRAFT 201906

TC0203 KansasCity Handbook Minutes DRAFT 201906

TC0203 KansasCity Planning Minutes DRAFT 201906

TC0203 KansasCity Program Minutes DRAFT 201906

TC0203 KansasCity Research Minutes DRAFT 201906

TC0203 KansasCity Standards Minutes 201906

TC0203 Atlanta Handbook Minutes 201901

TC0203 Atlanta Main Minutes DRAFT 201901

TC0203 Atlanta Planning Minutes DRAFT 201901

TC0203 Atlanta Program Minutes v1 201901

TC0203 Atlanta Research Minutes DRAFT 201901

TC0203 Atlanta Standards Minutes 201901

2017-18

 

 

TC0203 Houston Planning Minutes DRAFT 201806

TC0203 Houston Main Minutes DRAFT 201806

TC0203 Houston Program Minutes 20180626

TC0203 Houston Research Minutes 201806

TC0203 Houston Standards Minutes v2 201806

TC0203 Chicago Main Minutes v0402 201801

TC0203 Chicago Planning Minutes v1 20180123

TC0203 Chicago Research Minutes DRAFT 201801

TC0203 Chicago Standards Minutes 201801

2016-17

 

 

TC0203 LongBeach Handbook Minutes 201706

TC0203 LongBeach Main Minutes DRAFT 201706

TC0203 LongBeach Planning Minutes 201706

TC0203 LongBeach Program Minutes v1 20170627

TC0203 LongBeach Research Minutes DRAFT v1 201706

TC0203 LongBeach Standards Minutes 201706

TC0203 LasVegas Handbook Minutes A 201701

TC0203 LasVegas Main Minutes DRAFT 201701

TC0203 LasVegas Planning Minutes DRAFT 201701

TC0203 LasVegas Research Minutes DRAFT 201701

TC0203 LasVegas Standards Minutes DRAFT 201701

2015-16

 

 

TC0203 StLouis Main Minutes DRAFT 201606

TC0203 StLouis Handbook Minutes DRAFT 201606

TC0203 StLouis Planning Minutes DRAFT 201606

TC0203 StLouis Program Minutes 201606

TC0203 StLouis Research Minutes DRAFT 201606

TC0203 StLouis Standards Minutes 201606

TC0203 Orlando Handbook Minutes DRAFT 20160125

TC0203 Orlando Main Minutes FINAL 20160126

TC0203 Orlando Planning Minutes DRAFT 20160126

TC0203 Orlando Program Minutes DRAFT 20160126

TC0203 Orlando Research Minutes DRAFT 20160124

TC0203 Orlando Standards Minutes DRAFT 20160125

2014-15

 

 

TC0203 Atlanta Main Minutes 20150630

TC0203 Atlanta Handbook Minutes 20150629

TC0203 Atlanta Planning Minutes 20150630

TC0203 Atlanta Program Minutes 20150630

TC0203 Atlanta Research Minutes 20150628

TC0203 Atlanta Standards Minutes 20150629

TC0203 Chicago Handbook Sub Draft Minutes 20150126

TC0203 Chicago Main Final Minutes 20150127

TC0203 Chicago Program Sub Draft Minutes 20150127

TC0203 Chicago Research Sub Draft Minutes 20150100

TC0203 Chicago Standards Sub Draft Minutes 20150126

TC0203 Seattle Main Final Minutes 20140701

2013-14

 

 

TC0203 New York Main Final Minutes 20140121

2012-13

 

 

TC0203 Denver Main Final Minutes 20130625

TC0203 Dallas Main Final Minutes 20130129

2011-12

 

 

TC0203 San Antonio Main Final Minutes 20120626

TC0203 Chicago Main Minutes 20120124

2010-11

 

 

TC0203 Montreal Main Final Minutes 20110628

TC0203 Montreal Handbook Sub Minutes 20110627

TC0203 Montreal Program Sub Minutes 20110628

TC0203 Montreal Research Sub Minutes 20110626

TC0203 Montreal Standards Sub Minutes 20110627

TC0203 Las Vegas Main Final Minutes 20110201

TC0203 Las Vegas Planning Sub Minutes 20110201

TC0203 Las Vegas Program Sub Minutes 20110201

TC0203 Las Vegas Handbook Sub Minutes 20110131

TC0203 Las Vegas Research Sub Minutes 20110130

TC0203 Las Vegas Standards Sub Final Minutes 20110131


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Other Publications

Additional documents produced by the TC may be available for direct download or for purchase through the ASHRAE Bookstore, as noted below.

Presentations

Presentations from TC sponsored seminars can be downloaded here, if available.

The seminar format is to present information of current interest and to provide a venue for interaction between ASHRAE members. These seminars should not be considered peer-reviewed (or the final word on any subject), investigated, and ASHRAE expressly disclaims any duty to investigate any product, service, procedure, design, or the like which may be described herein. The appearance of any technical data or editorial material in this presentation does not constitute endorsement, warranty, or guarantee by ASHRAE of any product, service, process, procedure, design, or the like. Neither ASHRAE, the authors nor their employers warrant that the information in this presentation is free of errors. The entire risk of the use of any information in this presentation is assumed by the user. Before making any decision or taking any action on this subject, you should consult a qualified professional advisor.

Seminar 5-2 - Brad Stanley June 2007
This information was presented at ASHRAE Seminar 5 held at the 2007 annual meeting in Long Beach, CA.

Draft of RTAR slides 011416e
This information was presented at the TC2.3 Research subcommittee meeting held at the 2016 ASHRAE winter meeting in Orlando, FL.

Special Publications

Abstract for ASHRAE Fundamentals Handbook Chapter 11 Air Contaminants

Chapter 11, Air Contaminants, appears in the ASHRAE Fundamentals Handbook. Its intent is to help engineers understand air contaminants, both particulate and gaseous, and to provide information to help them deal with problems related to contaminant presence in buildings. The chapter contains mainly educational material.

The section on particles covers types, size ranges, units and measurement methods. It also deals with bioaerosols (mainly molds and bacteria).

The gaseous contaminant section includes basic information on chemical classes, properties such as volatility, sources, units, and measurement methods. Special attention is paid to volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and important gaseous inorganic pollutants.

The chapter also addresses classes of contaminants that have some common characteristics such as a source or regulatory framework. These include outdoor air contaminants, industrial and non-industrial indoor air contaminants, flammable gases and vapors, combustible dusts, radioactive air contaminants, and soil gases. 

Abstract for ASHRAE HVAC Applications Handbook Chapter 46 Control of Gaseous Indoor Air Contaminants

Chapter 46, Control of Gaseous Indoor Air Contaminants, appears in the ASHRAE HVAC Applications Handbook. Its intent is both to help engineers to understand the processes that remove gaseous contaminants from air and to provide information that enables engineers to design and specify gaseous contaminant air cleaners for HVAC systems.

The principal gas removal processes, physical adsorption and chemisorption, are characterized and their terminology explained. Sample source emission data is shown with advice on using it to predict contaminant concentrations in buildings. Information is given on selecting the removal processes appropriate for different contaminant types and occupied spaces and on sizing duct-mounted gaseous air cleaners.

The chapter also covers air-cleaning system design, installation, start-up, commissioning, safety issues, operations and maintenance, and methods of test for efficiency and service life.