The State-of-the-Art in Sensor Technology for Demand-Controlled Ventilation, PERD S5-42 : Final Report

  1. (PDF, 854 KB)
DOIResolve DOI:
AuthorSearch for: ; Search for:
TypeTechnical Report
Series titleResearch Report, NRC Institute for Research in Construction; Volume 243
Physical description88 p.
AbstractIn a demand-controlled ventilation (DCV) system, ventilation rate is adjusted in response to a measurable parameter that is indicative of the overall air quality at a given time. Compared to conventional ventilation control strategies, the feedback based system can provide advantages including energy savings and acceptable indoor air quality. The role of sensors in a DCV system is more critical compared to that in other ventilation strategies. Unreliable sensor technology was one of the main barriers to widespreadimplementation of the DCV system.
Publication date
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC numberRR-243
NPARC number20377164
Export citationExport as RIS
Report a correctionReport a correction
Record identifier8dd016da-4495-4ce7-8c70-5217e54e872c
Record created2012-07-24
Record modified2016-10-03
Bookmark and share
  • Share this page with Facebook (Opens in a new window)
  • Share this page with Twitter (Opens in a new window)
  • Share this page with Google+ (Opens in a new window)
  • Share this page with Delicious (Opens in a new window)