Making a Case for Reduced Classroom Ventilation

MacFerran, Ernest
December 2010
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Dec2010, Vol. 82 Issue 12, p12
The article offers information conducted by the Hillsborough County Public Schools in Tampa, Florida to determine the effect of reduced fresh-air ventilation on Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) in public schools. The result indicated that good IAQ is achievable with 7.5 cubic feet per minute (cfm) of fresh air per student. It notes that there is no need to overventilate a school, except when it is to remedy a building-pressurization problem.


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