Seasonal variations in formaldehyde concentrations in homes insulated with urea-formaldehyde foam

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ConferenceTransactions of Indoor Air Quality in Cold Climates : Hazards and Abatement measures: 29 April 1985, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Pages191207; # of pages: 17
Subjectformaldehyde; seasonal variations; thermal insulating materials; atmospheric temperature; urea-formaldehyde foam insulation (uffi); residential air-borne formaldehyde; wall cavity formaldehyde levels; outdoor temperature; absolute humidity; wind direction; wind velocity; barometric pressure; construction factors; Air quality; Cellular plastics (plastic foam); formaldehyde; variation saisonnière; isolant thermique; température atmosphérique
AbstractRecent study indicates that outdoor temperature influences room air and wall cavity formaldehyde concentrations in most, but not all, homes containing formaldehyde insulation.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number25996
NPARC number20377220
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