Infiltration, ventilation and indoor air quality in Canadian residential buildings

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ConferenceSingle and multi-family houses: improving performance through a systems approach, 2008
Subjectventilation; indoor air quality; infiltration
AbstractInfiltration and ventilation have a critical influence on indoor air quality and thermal comfort. This session will present an overview of the causes and effects of infiltration. It will then examine mechanisms to manage humidity efficiently and examine the effect of construction materials on indoor air quality. The presentation will conclude with a discussion of the possibilities presented by existing and emerging simulation technologies for improved design.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number51223
NPARC number21274083
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Record created2015-02-12
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