Satisfaction with ventilation in open-plan offices: COPE field findings

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ConferenceProceedings of Healthy Buildings 2006: Creating a Healthy Indoor Environment for People: 04 June 2006, Lisboa, Portugal
Pages9398; # of pages: 6
SubjectOpen-plan offices [cubicles]; Ventilation
AbstractAs part of the Cost-effective Open-Plan Environments (COPE) project, we conducted a field study to investigate how the open-plan office environment influenced occupant satisfaction. Physical and questionnaire data were collected simultaneously from 779 open-plan office workers and their workstations. Hierarchical regression analyses, controlling for age, gender and job status, indicated that ?satisfaction with ventilation' (a 3-item sub-scale assessing satisfaction with air quality, temperature and air movement) was influenced by workstation partition (panel) height, the presence of a window, air velocity, air temperature, and carbon dioxide concentration.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number46788
NPARC number20377852
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