Air Movement

Facilities

ISSN: 0263-2772

Publication date: 1 June 1991

Abstract

Here are examples of air movement patterns in three office buildings. Building 1 is a 1930s' office with natural ventilation and openable windows. Building 2 is 1984‐vintage with partial tint in the glazing, openable windows (but discouraged by management) and VAV air conditioning. Building 3 is late 1970s, with a dual air duct system and openable windows. Patterns vary considerably. In building 2, air speeds are below 0.1m/s at the work positions. This is below comfort criteria. In building 3 air speeds are above 0.3m/s which is higher than comfort levels.

Citation

(1991), "Air Movement", Facilities, Vol. 9 No. 6, pp. 19-19. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb006525

Publisher

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1991, MCB UP Limited

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