HVAC and Cleanrooms


Lesson Code: PST-1210. This Lesson is aimed at personnel who require an overview of how HVAC systems are used in cleanroom environments to regulate airflow, pressure, temperature, and humidity, and how HEPA filters regulate air quality.


  • Category: Aseptic Processing - Introduction

Description

After completing this Lesson, you will be able to:

  • Describe what is meant by a HVAC system
  • List the main features of a HVAC system
  • Describe what is meant by a HEPA filter
  • Explain how a HEPA filter works
  • Describe how HEPA filters are tested
  • Discuss the different types of airflow in a cleanroom
  • State how temperature, pressure and humidity affect cleanrooms


Keywords: Cleanrooms, DOP Test, HEPA Filter, Horizontal Laminar Airflow, Humidity, HVAC System, Photometer, Pressure, Temperature, Turbulent Airflow, Unidirectional Airflow, Vertical Laminar Airflow