Une qualité de l’air acceptable dans les immeubles de bureaux, c’est possible grâce à la ventilation

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Series titleSolution constructive; no. 3
ISSN1206-1239
1206-1239
Physical description4 p.
SubjectVentilation; Air quality
AbstractDuring non-working hours, the ventilation system in an office is usually off. Therefore, acceptable indoor air quality has to be re-established in time for the beginning of another workday. The off-gassed chemicals accumulated during the off-hours have to be expelled through what is known as a flushing cycle. With indoor air quality re-established, an occupancy cycle subsequently maintains it. It rids the office space of its contaminants, especially carbon dioxide. But what does 'flushing cycle' or, for that matter, 'occupancy cycle,' really mean in terms of ventilation rate and air changes per hour? What does it mean in winter, what in summer?
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PublisherInstitut de recherche en construction, Conseil national de recherches Canada
LanguageFrench
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAlso available in English: Maintaining Acceptable Air Quality in Office Buildings through Ventilation
Peer reviewedNo
NRC numberNRC-IRC-40642
NPARC number21274759
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Record created2015-04-02
Record modified2016-05-09
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