Collection of Experiences with Mechanical Ventilation in Renovated Apartment Buildings

Ivan T. Nikolaisson*, Samira Rahnama, Niels Christian Bergsøe, Alireza Afshari

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Ensuring satisfaction with mechanical ventilation is of interest, since actions taken by a dissatisfied end users might lead to higher running and maintenance costs of ventilation systems, or deteriorate the indoor climate quality. The aim of this study is to collect experiences and statements related to the newly installed mechanical ventilation in renovated apartment buildings, with the intention of identifying potential barriers that might results in systematic malfunction of mechanical ventilation systems, leading to dissatisfaction for the end users. The study is carried out with qualitative methods, where 6 occupants and 20 building related staff from 11 renovated apartment buildings are interviewed. Results shows that occupants and building related staff experience dissatisfaction due to irritation factors, such as; lack of control, dryness, draft and malodour. Further studies must be carried out in order to identify whether systematic malfunction in current design of ventilation systems in renovated apartment buildings takes place.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
Titel16th Conference of the International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate: Creative and Smart Solutions for Better Built Environments, Indoor Air 2020 : Proceeding book
Antal sider6
ForlagInternational Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate
Publikationsdatonov. 2020
ArtikelnummerABS-0350
ISBN (Trykt)978-171382360-5
StatusUdgivet - nov. 2020
Begivenhed16th Conference of the International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate: Creative and Smart Solutions for Better Built Environments, Indoor Air 2020 - Virtual, Online
Varighed: 1 nov. 2020 → …

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Konference16th Conference of the International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate: Creative and Smart Solutions for Better Built Environments, Indoor Air 2020
ByVirtual, Online
Periode01/11/2020 → …

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