Sources, behaviour and mitigation strategies influencing indoor air quality

Gauthier, Stephanie and Stevenson, Vicki and Mehra, Archit and Nasar, Zaheer and Rolfo, Stefano and Moreno Rangel, Alejandro and Zhong, Jo and Ferguson, Rob and Booker, Douglas (2021) Sources, behaviour and mitigation strategies influencing indoor air quality. In: International Conference on Evolving Cities (ICEC) 2021, 2021-09-22 - 2021-09-24.

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The particulate impact on air quality of typical domestic behaviours (e.g. cleaning and cooking) and their potential mitigation strategies (e.g. increasing ventilation) was investigated in the DOMESTIC unit at University of Chester. A 'typical day' based on the UK Time Use Survey of 2014-15 and tested under 2 separate ventilation conditions for 2 days each. This clearly indicated the impacts of different activities and the reduction of particulate levels with higher ventilation.