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Posts Tagged ‘IAQ’

July 23, 2021

How to measure indoor climate? IAQ in focus!

What is IEQ? Indoor environmental quality (IEQ) refers to the environmental conditions inside regularly occupied space and it is determined by many factors, including indoor air quality (IAQ), indoor thermal quality (ITQ – also known as thermal comfort), indoor lighting quality (ILQ – also known as visual comfort) and indoor sound quality (ISQ – also […]...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

January 12, 2017

We ventilate for health!

Design healthy buildings Occupants are usually not good sensors of air quality in buildings, therefore we must design healthy buildings. The key questions are: what are important contaminants, how do…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

January 9, 2017

Ventilation paradigms and rates in history!

History In late 20th century, oil shock focusses attention on energy, that is pushing for thighter envelopes and push for lower ventilation.  Also the International Energy Agency was created and…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

December 26, 2016

What is ventilation? Why do we ventilate?

Ventilation is… In medicine: to exchange air in the lungs In latin: “ventilare” is to “expose to the wind” Today: it means to bring in outdoor air and replace indoor…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

September 7, 2016

How to create high levels of thermal comfort and IAQ in passive house design using the whole-building system!

What are the DO´s when thinking about designing a passive house and using the whole-building system? consider the orientation of the building early in the design as this will affect…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova