Indoor Air Quality Performance in Buildings – A Review

Authors

  • Stewart Sumping Semang Faculty of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mohd Azahari Razali Faculty of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Batu Pahat, 86400, MALAYSIA

Keywords:

Indoor air quality, Health problem, Physical parameters, Chemical contaminants, Ventilation performance indicator

Abstract

Indoor air quality (IAQ) is the term used to describe the quality of the air within buildings and other structures, particularly as it relates to the wellbeing and comfort of building users. This review covers the fundamentals of the parameters to be measured to determine the IAQ of a building. Reduced risk of indoor health issues can be achieved by understanding and managing common indoor contaminants. Within hours of exposure or perhaps years later, indoor air pollution can have a negative impact on health. Following a single exposure or several exposures to a pollutant, some health consequences such as headaches, dizziness, exhaustion, and irritation of the eyes, nose, and throat may become apparent. Therefore, IAQ assessment must be implemented to measure the parameters according to the standards and guidelines set.

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Published

20-07-2022

How to Cite

Semang, S. S., & Razali, M. A. (2022). Indoor Air Quality Performance in Buildings – A Review. Journal of Advanced Mechanical Engineering Applications, 3(1), 43–49. Retrieved from https://publisher.uthm.edu.my/ojs/index.php/jamea/article/view/11484

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