Best Practice Guidelines
NAFA publishes best practices and guidelines for several facility applications based on the experience and expertise of their membership, as well as current mandates and research provided by governmental and scientific communities. HVAC and air filtration professionals should use NAFA’s Best Practices and Guidelines as a tool to educate their clients on how to protect their facilities’ occupants.
NAFA Guide to Air Filtration
Your source for information about air filtration – from the basic principles of filtration and the different types of filtration devices to information about testing, specialized applications and the role of filtration in Indoor Air Quality. The Guide also contains information about industrial finishing, cleanrooms, filtration efficiencies for hospitals and healthcare facilities and updated information about ASHRAE 52.2 – 2012. (Available in English, 6th Edition and Spanish 5th Ed.)
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Guide to ISO 16890
This International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 16890 “Understanding ePM and ISO Coarse” User Guide was created by the National Air Filtration Association Foundation, a NAFA non-profit organization. This guide and the application of the particulate contamination removal standard ISO 16890 “Air filters for general ventilation” are intended to assist end-users and specifiers in their selection of appropriate air filtration products and understanding the ePM values in the 16890 test reporting. This guide also aims to help users understand the similarities and differences between this test and ASHRAE 52.2 and its MERV.
Installation, Operation and Maintenance (IOM) of Air Filtration Systems
This manual provides excellent instruction for anyone starting in the air filtration industry. At the same time, it expands the knowledge of those already working in the field and remains an outstanding reference tool for everyone in the business. (Available in English, 4th Edition and Spanish, 3rd Edition)
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This ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 52.2 “Understanding MERV” User Guide was created by the National Air Filtration Association (NAFA), an international group of air filter distributors, manufacturers and engineers. This Guide, and the application of a particle-based contaminant removal standard prescribed by ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 52.2-2017 “Method of Testing General Ventilation Air-Cleaning Devices for Removal Efficiency by Particle Size,” are intended to assist end-users and specifiers in their selection of appropriate air filtration products and understanding of the MERV values in the 52.2 test reporting.