Material Emission Data - Small Environmental Chamber Tests. Phase 1, Materials Re-Analysis. Phase II, New Materials Tests: Final Report 3.1

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleResearch Report (National Research Council Canada. Institute for Research in Construction); no. IRC-RR-321
Physical description39 p.
Subjectindoor air quality, volatile organic compounds, material emissions, indoor sources, empirical modelling; Indoor air
AbstractThis research contributes to improve indoor air quality by developing knowledge and tools for effectively applying source control to reduce ventilation needs (and hence, save energy). The work provides the relative contribution by a given product to up to 90 VOC concentrations (some of which are known to have adverse health effects), allowing intelligent, informed choices of building materials and indoor consumer products. Product manufacturers will benefit by learning how their products can be improved with respect to VOC emissions, and where their products stand relative to others in simulations of their actual use. The information collected in Phase II will also make it easier for investigators to diagnose possible IAQ problems in buildings, and explore trade-offs between increased ventilation and source control.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-21947
NPARC number20374276
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Record identifier651d4579-53fb-44a9-88f6-afd87935ce29
Record created2012-07-23
Record modified2017-07-05
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