CO2 monitors and air filters in schools (FOI)
CO2 monitors and air filters in schools (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 29 March 2023.
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Please can you advise:
From 2020 to date, how many CO2 monitors have been distributed to schools?
From 2020 to date, how many air filters have been distributed to schools?
Is the Black and Decker BXAP62002GB still the air filter model being distributed to schools?
The Scientific and Technical Advisory Cell meeting on 17 January 2022 was asked to review the following and advise on the type of air filter to be purchased for schools:
i. A paper entitled ‘The use of HEPA Air Purifiers and UV-C Technology to Mitigate Covid Transmissions in Schools and Colleges’, prepared by CYPES
ii. A presentation entitled ‘Air purification and UV-C devices in education settings’, prepared by [name redacted], Principal Policy Officer, Strategic Policy, Planning and Performance.
What other models of air filter were considered for purchase, besides the Black and Decker BXAP62002GB?
A total of 500 CO2 monitors have been delivered to Government of Jersey schools since 2020 to date.
A total of 150 Air Purifiers have been delivered to Government of Jersey schools since 2020 to date.
The Black and Decker BXAP62002GB is still the air filter model being distributed to Government of Jersey schools.
Other air filters for Government of Jersey schools considered were:
- MeacoClean CA-HEPA 76x5 Wifi Air Purifier
- Philips 3000i SeriesAir Purifier / NanoProtect filter
- Phillips Mobile Active UV-C Purification unit
- Phillips Active Air
- Phillips Upper Air