Provide good air quality for people and improve their productivity

Povl Ole Fanger

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    Three recent independent studies have documented that the quality of indoor air has a significant and positive influence on the productivity of office workers. A combined analysis of the results of the three studies shows a significant relationship between productivity and perceived indoor air quality. The impact on productivity justifies a much higher indoor air quality than the minimum levels prescribed in present standards and guidelines. One way of providing air of high quality for people to breathe, without involving excessive ventilation rates and energy use, is to provide "personalized air" to each individual. The application of this concept is discussed.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of Roomvent 2000
    Place of PublicationReading, UK
    Publication date2000
    Publication statusPublished - 2000
    EventRoomvent - 7th International Conference on Air Distribution in Rooms - Reading, United Kingdom
    Duration: 9 Jul 200012 Jul 2000
    Conference number: 7


    ConferenceRoomvent - 7th International Conference on Air Distribution in Rooms
    CountryUnited Kingdom

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