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Wildfire Smoke Impacts on Residential Indoor Air Quality



Steven Emmerich, Chrissi Antonopoulos, Patricia Graef, Rick Karg, Brett Singer, Eric Werling


Wildland fires are occurring with increased frequency and intensity throughout many areas of the world and wildfire smoke exposure is becoming a seasonal event in many communities. Increases in property loss, Illness, and mortality are well documented (Burke et al. 2021; Fann et al. 2018; Matz et al. 2020). In 2020, over 58,000 wildfires occurred in the U.S. alone, burning more than 10 million acres
ASHRAE Journal


wildfire smoke, indoor air quality


Emmerich, S. , Antonopoulos, C. , Graef, P. , Karg, R. , Singer, B. and Werling, E. (2022), Wildfire Smoke Impacts on Residential Indoor Air Quality, ASHRAE Journal, [online], (Accessed April 15, 2024)
Created March 1, 2022, Updated March 11, 2024