Investigation of indoor/outdoor air pollutants at the shopping malls in Wuhan Online publication date: Wed, 16-Mar-2011
by Yuangao Wen, Zhiwei Lian, Li Lan, Xiaojiang Ye
International Journal of Environment and Pollution (IJEP), Vol. 45, No. 1/2/3, 2011
Abstract: Indoor air quality was investigated at eight shopping malls in Wuhan. Results demonstrate that there are different concentrations of CO2 and HCHO at different floors of a shopping mall. Even at different merchandise zones of a floor for the same mall, there are apparent variations in the concentrations of CO2 and HCHO. These findings should be considered in designing air-conditioning systems. The indoor/outdoor ratios of TSP, PM10, PM2.5, and PM1 are below unity for the three shopping malls when the air-conditioning systems are operating and they are near unity when the air-conditioning systems are not operating.
Online publication date: Wed, 16-Mar-2011
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