||Assessing the Performance of Full-Scale Environmental Chambers Using an Independently Measured Emission Source.
Zhang, J. S.;
Mason, M. A.;
Howard, E. M.;
Brown, S. K.;
||Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Air Pollution Prevention and Control Div. ;National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa (Ontario). Inst. for Research in Construction.;Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Victoria (Australia). Div. of Building, Construction and Engineering.
Air pollution sources;
Air pollution monitoring;
Volatile organic compounds;
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||The paper discusses the assessment of the performance of full-scale environmental chambers using an independently measured emission source. The paper describes a method and procedure to conduct such a test in which an electronic balance is used to measure the emission rate of a reference source of a volatile organic compound, independent of the environmental chamber method. Results from three full-scale environmental chambers are compared and discussed. Findings from this study are useful for developing a standard method for using full-scale environmental chambers to determine volatile organic compound emission rates of building materials and furnishings.
||Presented at IAQ '99, Edinburgh, Scotland, August 8-13, 1999. Prepared in cooperation with National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa (Ontario). Inst. for Research in Construction. Sponsored by Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Victoria (Australia). Div. of Building, Construction and Engineering.
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