Health  Vol.10 No.2 , February 2018
Influencing Factors and Improvement Strategies for Indoor Air Quality and Human Thermal Comfort in a Convenience Store
Abstract: Indoor air quality has received increased attention. Surveying human thermal comfort and evaluating indoor airflow and ventilation can improve the integrity assessment of the indoor environment. In this study, indoor air quality measurements and spatial assessments were performed in a convenience store on a campus. The computational fluid dynamics model was used to simulate the indoor airflow and explore the spatial distribution of the CO2 concentration. The results showed the CO2 concentration easily surpassed the standard value during the weekdays and accumulated in short flows and dead zones. In the condition of no-building alterations, the preferred improvement strategy is to modify the air supply angle to 30°.
Cite this paper: Chen, Y. , Chang, S. , Cheng, C. and Wu, C. (2018) Influencing Factors and Improvement Strategies for Indoor Air Quality and Human Thermal Comfort in a Convenience Store. Health, 10, 215-227. doi: 10.4236/health.2018.102018.

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