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31. VOC emissions from a LIFE reference: small chamber tests and factorial studies
Published: 6/28/2012
Authors: Wenjuan Wei, Sylvester M Greer, Cynthia H. Reed, Andrew Keith Persily, Yinping Zhang
Abstract: A liquid-inner tube diffusion-film-emission (LIFE) reference was developed to quickly evaluate the performance of a chamber system for furniture/building material VOC emission tests. The reference has a constant emission rate determined by an analyti ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910744

32. Reduction of Exposure to Ultrafine Particles by Kitchen Exhaust Hoods: The Effects of Varying Flow Rates, Particle Size, and Burner Position
Published: 6/6/2012
Authors: Dong H. Rim, Lance L. Wallace, Steven J Nabinger, Andrew Keith Persily
Abstract: Cooking stoves are one of the most common combustion sources of indoor ultrafine particles (UFP). UFP have been observed to be associated with adverse health effects such as respiratory and cardiovascular diseases. This study investigates the effecti ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910814

33. Indoor Air Quality in Sustainable, Energy Efficient Buildings
Published: 5/15/2012
Authors: Andrew Keith Persily, Steven J Emmerich
Abstract: Building designers, contractors, owners and managers have long been challenged with providing quality indoor environments at a reasonable energy cost. Current efforts to improve building energy efficiency, including goals of sustainability and net-ze ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908145

34. Airflow and Indoor Air Quality Models of DOE Reference Commercial Buildings
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1734
Published: 2/24/2012
Authors: Lisa C Ng, Amy Musser, Andrew Keith Persily, Steven J Emmerich
Abstract: Sixteen reference commercial buildings were defined by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and created as EnergyPlus input files. They were developed for use in assessing new technologies and supporting the development of energy codes. Infiltration ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909694

35. Evolution of Ultrafine Particle Size Distributions Following Indoor Episodic Releases: Relative Importance of Coagulation, Deposition and Ventilation
Published: 11/15/2011
Authors: Dong H. Rim, Lance L. Wallace, Andrew Keith Persily, Jung I. Choi
Abstract: Indoor ultrafine particles (UFP, < 100 nm) undergo aerosol processes such as coagulation and deposition, which alter UFP size distribution and accordingly the level of exposure to UFP of different sizes. This study investigates the decay of indoor UF ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909446

36. U.S. Commercial Building Airtightness Requirements and Measurements
Published: 10/12/2011
Authors: Steven J Emmerich, Andrew Keith Persily
Abstract: In 1998, Persily published a review of commercial and institutional building airtightness data that found significant levels of air leakage and debunked the ,mythŠ of the airtight commercial building. Since that time, the U.S. National Institute of S ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909521

37. Model Development and Validation for Particle Release Experiments in a Two-story Office Building
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1703
Published: 10/5/2011
Authors: William S Dols, Andrew Keith Persily, Jayne B Morrow
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906092

38. Nucleation and Growth of Freshly-Formed Particles from Limonene Ozonolysis
Published: 8/30/2011
Authors: Chi Phuong Hoang, Dong H. Rim, Lance L. Wallace, Andrew Keith Persily
Abstract: In building environments, oxidation reactions involving ozone and terpenoids lead to nano-sized particle formation [Jang et al. 1999]. Low volatility products of these reactions are important and add to particle mass concentrations in air through nuc ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907765

39. Reduction of Exposure to Ultrafine Particles by Kitchen Exhaust Fans of Varying Flow Rates
Published: 8/30/2011
Authors: Dong H. Rim, Andrew Keith Persily, Lance L. Wallace
Abstract: This study has investigated the effect of a kitchen exhaust hood on the reduction of exposure to ultrafine particles (UFP) from a gas stove. Size-resolved UFP ranging from 2 nm to 100 nm were monitored in a manufactured test house (volume of 340 m3), ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907768

40. Ventilation Measurements in IAQ Studies: Problems and Opportunities
Published: 8/30/2011
Authors: Andrew Keith Persily, Hal Levin
Abstract: Building and space ventilation rates are primary determinants of indoor pollutant levels and occupant exposures, and the impacts of ventilation on health and comfort have long been recognized in ventilation standards and regulations. Despite the im ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907718



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