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Residential air exchange rates in three major US metropolitan areas: results from the Relationship Among Indoor, Outdoor, and Personal Air Study 1999-2001.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19874401     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS: Adequate ventilation or air exchange rate (AER) for an indoor environment is important for human health and comfort, and relevant to building design and energy conservation and efficiency considerations. However, residential AER data, especially measured by more accurate non-toxic tracer gas methodologies, are at present quite limited worldwide, and are insufficient to represent the variations across regions and seasons within and between homes, including apartments and condominiums in more densely populated urban areas. The present paper presents quantitative and qualitative data to characterize residential AERs in three US urban areas with different climate attributes.
N Yamamoto; D G Shendell; A M Winer; J Zhang
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2009-07-31
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indoor air     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1600-0668     ISO Abbreviation:  Indoor Air     Publication Date:  2010 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-01-21     Completed Date:  2010-04-08     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9423515     Medline TA:  Indoor Air     Country:  Denmark    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  85-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Environmental Engineering Program, Yale University, 9 Hillhouse Ave., New Haven, CT 06520, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Air Pollutants / analysis*
Air Pollution, Indoor / analysis*
Environmental Monitoring* / methods,  statistics & numerical data
United States
Urban Population*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Air Pollutants

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