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Estonian Journal of Engineering

Indoor climate and ventilation performance on top floors of typical old-type apartment buildings; pp. 17–28

Full article in PDF format | doi: 10.3176/eng.2008.1.02

Teet-Andrus Kõiv

The article gives a survey of the basic parameters of indoor climate in buildings. The main purpose of heating and ventilation systems is to guarantee a healthy and comfortable environ­ment for the occupants. Dependence of the performance of the ventilation system on envelope elements and heating system in top-floor apartments of typical old-type apartment buildings is analysed. The results of monitoring indoor air temperature, relative humidity and CO2 concentra­tion are presented. Different solutions for improving air change in top-floor apartments of old-type buildings are considered.

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