Indoor air quality influenced by ventilation system design

JT van Ginkel, E Hasselaar

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    Abstract

    This study focuses on the influence of the use of air inlet and exhaust devices on the air change rates per hour (ACH) in 37 residential dwellings in the Netherlands. The ACH in living rooms varied from 0.1 to 1.9, whereas in bedrooms it varied from 0.1 to 3.6. Computations of relative humidity and carbon dioxide using a simple mathematical model and measured values of ACH revealed risks of poor indoor air quality in bedrooms and bathrooms. In building regulations more attention should be paid to ventilation requirements for bedrooms and bathrooms.
    Original languageUndefined/Unknown
    Title of host publicationENHR conference 2006: Housing in an expanding Europe. Theory, policy, implementation and participation
    EditorsB Cernic Mali, et. al.
    Place of PublicationLjubljana, Slovenia
    PublisherUrban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia
    Pages1-6
    Number of pages6
    Publication statusPublished - 2006

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    PublisherUrban planning institute of the republic of Slovenia

    Keywords

    • Conf.proc. > 3 pag

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    van Ginkel, JT., & Hasselaar, E. (2006). Indoor air quality influenced by ventilation system design. In B. Cernic Mali, & et. al. (Eds.), ENHR conference 2006: Housing in an expanding Europe. Theory, policy, implementation and participation (pp. 1-6). Urban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia.