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Application of a Multi-Zone Airflow and Contaminant Dispersal Model to Indoor Air Quality Control in Residential Buildings.

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Author(s)

Steven J. Emmerich, Andrew K. Persily, George Walton

Abstract

A new multizone airflow and contaminant dispersal model CONTAM93 is described, along with a demonstration of its application in a study of ventilation and contaminant control in single-family residential buildings. While CONTAM93 is based on existing theory of network airflow analysis and contaminant dispersal, the model employs a unique graphic interface for data input and display. The interface uses a sketchpad to describe the connections between zones and icons to represent zones, openings, ventilation system components, and contaminant sources and sinks. The model, its graphic interface and plans for its further development are described.
Proceedings Title
AIVC Conference, 15th. The Role of Ventilation
Conference Dates
September 27-30, 1994

Keywords

air flow modeling, indoor air quality, building technology, residential buildings, infiltration, quality control

Citation

Emmerich, S. , Persily, A. and Walton, G. (1994), Application of a Multi-Zone Airflow and Contaminant Dispersal Model to Indoor Air Quality Control in Residential Buildings., AIVC Conference, 15th. The Role of Ventilation, -1, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=916693 (Accessed June 23, 2024)

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Created September 27, 1994, Updated February 17, 2017