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HVAC System IC Sampling​

Air Duct

HVAC system performance monitoring should include: determining pressure differentials across filters, regular inspection of system filters, testing of HEPA filters and manometer tests for positive and negative pressure areas in accordance with nationally recognized standards, guidelines and manufacturers’ recommendations.


Higgins can supply the following HVAC system IC sampling services:​

  • Assist in determining the differential pressures in critical areas.

  • Inspection and oversight during filter replacements in operating theaters and pharmacies.

  • Testing of HEPA and ULPA filters using IEST and ISO guidelines.

  • Review of environmental infection control aspects of facilities preventative/predictive maintenance procedures, testing protocols, etc.

  • Monitor areas with special ventilation requirements.

  • Inspection and testing of HVAC condensate trays and engineered humidification systems.

  • Environmental infection control air sampling during air handling unit (AHU) duct cleaning or filter replacement.

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