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Vol.14(1)(2023)

  • Ventilation Strategies to improve Indoor Air Quality and Occupant Safety from Covid-19: A Review

    Asif Ali (Architecture Section, University Polytechnic, Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh, INDIA.),
    Ahmad Sanusi Hassan (School of Housing, Building & Planning, Universiti Sains Malaysia, MALAYSIA.),
    Mohammad Saquib (Department of Architecture, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, INDIA.).

    Discipline: Building Science, Environment.

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    doi: 10.14456/ITJEMAST.2023.11

    Keywords:Covid-19; Indoor Environment; Air Quality; Occupantís health; Built Environment Quality; Aerosols; ventilation

    Abstract
    Researchers have been studying the impact of the recent pandemic on the occupants of the built environment with the advancement of COVID-19. As people spend more time indoors in their day-to-day lives, and as coronavirus is airborne, several indoor air quality parameters are responsible for its spread. This paper investigates the role that poor indoor air quality plays in the spread of epidemics and looks into ventilation strategies that could improve occupant safety in indoor settings in the case of an epidemic crisis in the future. The study included a review of the literature on ventilation strategies to enhance the indoor air quality for occupant safety from COVID-19 of the 121 documents that were retrieved, 39 were found suitable and were further investigated. The study outlined several steps to prevent the pandemic from spreading in an indoor environment. Regular hygiene measures included keeping the interior environment clean, safe, and comfortable with fewer chemical and biological agents. Measures related to space design and usage included better ventilation, air filtering, and social distancing.

    Paper ID: 14A1K

    Cite this article:

    Ali, A., Sanusi, A. H., Saquib, M. (2023). Ventilation Strategies to improve Indoor Air Quality and Occupant Safety from Covid-19: A Review. International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies, 14(1), 14A1K, 1-9. http://TUENGR.COM/V14/14A1K.pdf DOI: 10.14456/ITJEMAST.2023.11

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