Transport of fungal spores from crawl space to indoors

Summary

Reports on the measurement of airborne micro-organisms in the crawl space underneath eight buildings in southern Finland and their transfer to occupied spaces.  Three of the buildings were primary schools, two day-care centres and three dwellings.  Half of the buildings had a wooden base floor.  The dwellings had mechanical exhausts ventilation.  The day-care centres had mechanical exhaust ventilation in the crawl space, but all the other crawl spaces had natural ventilation.

Primary Author(s): Matilainen M, Pasanen P.

Source: Indoor Air 2002: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, H Levin, ed., Santa Cruz, California, vol. 2, 736-741, 4 figs., 1 tab., refs.

             BSRIA Abstract Doc 000104385 Abs 20022748

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