Variations in air temperature and carbon dioxide concentration in a heated family fallout shelter

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report (National Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research); no. DBR-IR-322
Physical description27 p.
SubjectIndoor air
AbstractThe whole problem of how to best heat a fallout shelter and what the actual temperatures would be under various combinations and locations of heaters warranted further investigation. At the same time, the variations in carbon dioxide concentration and how these were affected by temperature gradients presented a problem. The effects of using a good over an appliance to dissipate the heat and carbon dioxide in the summer were not known, nor the influence of a direct-venting flue pipe from the heaters to the basement air by means of a heat exchanger.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC numberNRC-IRC-7503
NPARC number20338237
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Record identifier73f51b21-351a-473b-9d8a-1b329eafdcf6
Record created2012-07-19
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