Ventilation - the key to indoor air quality

Summary

Looks at the elements of different ventilation strategies and notes the growth of innovative designs incorporating natural ventilation strategies as an alternative to full air conditioning. Points to a number of situations where air conditioning will be the preferred option for commercial buildings and discusses comfort conditions in air conditioned and free-running buildings. Lists typical ventilation rates for different classes of building.

Primary Author(s): Napper S

Source: Resource, February/March 2002, vol.10, no.3, 23-24, 1 fig, 1 tab.

             BSRIA Abstract Doc 000103322 Abs 20020426

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