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Indoor Air Quality in High-Performing Building Case Studies: A Wealth of Intent, A Dearth of Data

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Author(s)

Kevin Y. Teichman, Steven J. Emmerich, Andrew K. Persily

Abstract

In this paper, we review how indoor air quality has been addressed in case studies of high-performing buildings, specifically the case studies described in ASHRAE’s “High Performing Buildings” magazine. We find that nearly all reported case studies of high-performing buildings address energy performance, both in the design and operation of the building. In contrast, while most case studies mention indoor air quality design considerations, they generally do not address IAQ in a comprehensive manner or evaluate the impacts of those design considerations on indoor concentrations or the health, comfort, and productivity of building occupants.
Proceedings Title
ASHRAE IAQ 2013
Conference Dates
October 15-18, 2013
Conference Location
Vancover

Keywords

building performance, case studies, green buildings, indoor air quality, sustainable buildings

Citation

Teichman, K. , Emmerich, S. and Persily, A. (2013), Indoor Air Quality in High-Performing Building Case Studies: A Wealth of Intent, A Dearth of Data, ASHRAE IAQ 2013, Vancover, -1, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=913850 (Accessed June 23, 2024)

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Created September 19, 2013, Updated February 19, 2017