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Multizone Modeling of Three Residential Indoor Air Quality Control Options

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Author(s)

Steven J. Emmerich, Andrew K. Persily

Abstract

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) performed a preliminary study of the use of central forced-air heating and cooling system modifications to control indoor air quality (IAQ) in residential buildings. The objective of this effort was to provide insight into the use of state-of-the-art multizone airflow and IAQ models to evaluate such modifications, the potential of these modifications to mitigate residential IAQ problems, the pollutant sources they are most likely to impact, and their potential limitations.
Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 5801
Report Number
5801

Keywords

IAQ, multizone modeling, indoor air quality

Citation

Emmerich, S. and Persily, A. (1996), Multizone Modeling of Three Residential Indoor Air Quality Control Options, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=925578 (Accessed April 19, 2024)
Created March 1, 1996, Updated March 16, 2018