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Discovering poor IAQ in Car Journeys with Gas Sensing Solutions

Discovering poor IAQ in Car Journeys with Gas Sensing Solutions

As the number of registered automobiles increases dramatically each year, the number of hours an individual spends inside the vehicle also may be surprising.

On average an individual will spend 46 minutes inside a vehicle, and during those 46 minutes poor indoor air quality can be at its highest and directly effect ones  overall well-being.

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ASHRAE Proposes Changes to Standard for Indoor Air Quality

ASHRAE has proposed an alternate compliance path for evaluating ventilation systems in existing buildings as part of their latest round of public comments on proposed changes to their standards for Indoor Air Quality. This change is one of six addenda to the ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2013, Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality that are currently open for public comment from Sept. 5 to Oct. 5, 2014. According to the proposed change documentation, “Responding to increasing interest in sustainability in existing buildings, ASHRAE Standard 62.1 is cited frequently as a criterion for evaluating ventilation systems in existing buildings. Examples include LEED-EBOM, ENERGY...

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