Making the case for reducing ventilation requirements through selection of low-emission materials

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Conference10th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate: 04 September 2005, Beijing, China
Pages33273332; # of pages: 6
Subjectcontaminant, ventilation rate, materials, low-emission, IAQ, model; Ventilation; Air quality
AbstractMost ventilation rates have not been based on pollutants emitted from building materials and furnishings. Anapproach using the existing Material Emission Database and Indoor Air Quality computer model is presented. The approach examines by how much ventilation rates can be reduced through control of indoor sources of air pollutants while still maintaining acceptable IAQ for residential settings and the consequences on indoor air contaminant concentrations of reductions in ventilation rates below current design requirements.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number47734
NPARC number20377458
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