What Are the Recommended Air Changes per Hour for Restaurants?

According the the US ASHRAE standard, restaurants should maintain a minimum of 6-8 air changes per hour, depending on the size and seating capacity of the restaurant.

When considering virus protection (e.g. against the COVID-19 coronavirus), higher air changes – sometimes up to 12 ACH – may be needed.

Learn more: What are the recommended air changes per hour for offices, schools, restaurants and homes?


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