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Date: Monday, 21/June/2021
Session 5: Indoor particles, aerosols and VOCs
Location: Zoom room #3
Chair: Maria Justo Alonso
Co-chair: Martin Thalfeldt
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10:30am - 10:35am

Indoor Aerosols - Calculation of Zonal Particle Concentration and Particle Deposition in the Human Respiratory Tract

Jan Drzymalla, Sebastian Theißen, Jannick Höper, Andreas Henne

10:35am - 10:40am

Effects of suspended particles, chemicals, and airborne microorganisms in indoor air on building-related symptoms: a longitudinal study in air-conditioned office buildings

Kenichi Azuma, Naoki Kagi, U Yanagi, Hoon Kim, Noriko Kaihara, Motoya Hayashi, Haruki Osawa

10:40am - 10:52am

Human personal cloud associated with particles and gases in an office study: Preliminary results

Shen Yang, Dusan Licina

10:52am - 11:04am

Experimental & Modelling Studies for the Determination of Pollutant Emissions from Cooking and Cleaning

Ellen Harding-Smith, Catherine O'Leary, Marvin Shaw, Matthew Thompson, Nicola Carslaw, Terry Dillon, Archit Mehra, Gavin Phillips, Benjamin Jones

11:04am - 11:09am

Characterization of PM2.5 and its Indoor-Outdoor Ratio in an Office Building Connected to a Chemical Production Plant in Gebeng Industrial Zone, Pahang Malaysia

Norhidayah Abdull, Zarifah Shaari, Nurud Suria Suhaimi, Maryam Zahaba

11:09am - 11:21am

Phytoremediation of Airborne Particulate Matter in Indoor Environments

Mukesh Budaniya, Aakash Chand Rai

11:21am - 11:26am

How Does Indoor Air Chemistry Affect Outdoor Air Pollution?

Freja Østerstrøm, Toby Carter, Nicola Carslaw

11:26am - 11:31am

Green Plant Walls as an Indoor Air Quality Enhancer in a Recently Built Office Building

Aneka Klavina, Buka Berzina, Marta Fjodorova, Zanna Martinsone

11:31am - 11:36am

Characterising multi-sensor platforms performance to investigate indoor air quality events, and quantify personal exposure

David Umba Kalala, Nathalie Redon, Marie Verriele, Sabine Crunaire, Nadine Locoge

Session 9: Work environment
Location: Zoom room #3
Chair: Jarek Kurnitski
Co-chair: Marcel Loomans
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1:00pm - 1:12pm

An empirical study of occupants' evaluation of short-term combined thermal, visual, and acoustic indoor-environmental exposure

Christiane Berger, Ardeshir Mahdavi

1:12pm - 1:24pm

The influence of employees’ workspace satisfaction on mental health while working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic

Lisanne Bergefurt, Minou Weijs-Perrée, Rianne Appel-Meulenbroek, Theo Arentze

1:24pm - 1:29pm

Interaction effects of acoustics at and between human and environmental levels: A review on the acoustics in the indoor environment

Amneh Hamida, Dadi Zhang, Philomena M. Bluyssen

1:29pm - 1:41pm

The challenge of finding definitions for well-being and health within the built environment

Marcel Schweiker, Rania Christoforou, Janine Bardey, Hannah Pallubinsky

1:41pm - 1:53pm

Impact of the indoor environmental quality on employee well-being in a LEED-certified office building

Katarína Harčárová, Silvia Vilčeková, Eva Krídlová Burdová

1:53pm - 1:58pm

Relationships between mental health and indoor environmental quality (IEQ) in the home workplace

Bouke Boegheim, Rianne Appel-Meulenbroek, Dujuan Yang, Marcel Loomans

1:58pm - 2:10pm

Comparing tangible and graphical interface of occupant voting system: Preliminary results of experimental field study in an office

Donya Sheikh Khan, Mian Breum, Jakub Kolarik

2:10pm - 2:15pm

Numerical Investigation of Human CO2 Emission in a Personalized Work Environment

Kazuki Kuga, Mitsuharu Sakamoto, Pawel Wargocki, Kazuhide Ito

2:15pm - 2:27pm

Properties of Hydrogel-Wood Composite as a New Thermochromic Glazing Material

Sai LIU, Hau Him LEE, Yuwei DU, Chi Yan TSO

Date: Tuesday, 22/June/2021
Session 4: Thermal environment in homes
Location: Zoom room #3
Chair: Moon Keun Kim
Co-chair: Azin Velashjerdi Farahani
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Assessing the indoor air quality of natural-ventilated bedrooms in renovated Norwegian houses using detailed field measurements

Vegard Heide, Laurent Georges, Silje Skyttern

Bacterial and fungal aerosols in dwellings with domestic animals: preliminary results

Józef Stefan Pastuszka, Agnieszka Wlazło

The risk of overheating and energy demand of new and old Finnish apartment buildings in the cooling season

Azin Velashjerdi Farahani, Juha Jokisalo, Natalia Korhonen, Risto Kosonen

Evaluating the Influence of Ventilation Strategies on Energy Consumption and Indoor Air Quality in Residential Dwellings

James A McGrath, Reihaneh Aghamolaei, James O'Donnell, Miriam A Byrne

Subjective assessments of bedroom environment in the heating season in Denmark

Chenxi Liao, Xiaojun Fan, Mariya Petrova Bivolarova, Chandra Sekhar, Mizuho Akimoto, Jelle Laverge, Pawel Wargocki

The relation between indoor air quality in a bedroom and sleep quality of ageing adults

Kiki van der Veen, Marcel Loomans, Paul Vink, Helianthe Kort

The resulting CO2 levels and the heating/cooling consumption of apartments with balanced ventilation versus window ventilation

Bart Cremers

Session 6: Ventilation and IEQ in healthcare facilities
Location: Zoom room #3
Chair: Martin Kriegel
Co-chair: Amar Aganovic
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1:00pm - 1:12pm

Thermal comfort in hospital isolation room – A laboratory study

Henna Maula, Petri Kalliomäki, Hannu Koskela

1:12pm - 1:17pm

Experimental investigation of the local air exchange behind an obstacle in laminar flow

Julia Lange, Valeria Hofer, Martin Kriegel

1:17pm - 1:29pm

Experimental study on the thermal plume from a surgeon in an operating room with mixing ventilation during COVID-19 pandemic

Frida Josefine Heggebø, Yang Bi, Trond Thorgeir Harsem, Hans Martin Mathisen, Guangyu Cao

1:29pm - 1:41pm

Experimental study on the surgical microenvironment in an operating room with mixing ventilation under positive and negative pressure

Yang Bi, Frida Josefine Heggebø, Trond Thorgeir Harsem, Hans Martin Mathisen, Amar Aganovic, Guangyu Cao

1:41pm - 1:53pm

Performance assessment and clinical validation of Operating Room ventilation systems

Sebastian Buhl, Regina Guttenberger, Clemens Bulitta

1:53pm - 2:05pm

Visualizing bacteria-carrying particles in the operating room: exposing invisible risks

Parastoo Sadeghian, Christophe Duwig, Mario Romero, Sasan Sadrizadeh

2:05pm - 2:17pm

Thermal comfort level of patients and surgical staff in operating rooms at a Nordic hospital

Helena Kuivjõgi, Guangyu Cao

Date: Wednesday, 23/June/2021
Session 11: Indoor environment and symptoms
Location: Zoom room #3
Chair: Knut Ragnvald Skulberg
Co-chair: Henna Maula
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Can we trust what humans report? – Myths and realities

Jan Vilis Haanes

Characteristics of non-specific building-related symptoms

Steven Nordin

Understanding “Symptoms Associated with Environmental Factors” (SAEF) in buildings; e.g. “sick building syndrome”, “electromagnetic hypersensitivity” and “multiple chemical sensitivity”

Jan Vilis Haanes

Possible mechanisms underlying non-specific building-related symptoms

Steven Nordin

Technical Specification of Human Nose: Bi-directional, cyclically operating combi-device for air-conditioning, heat and moisture recovery, filtration and odor detection but limited capacity

Walter Hugentobler

A field study of indoor air quality and overheating in newly built primary classrooms in low-carbon UK schools

Sara Mohamed, Lucelia Rodrigues, John Calautit, Siddig Omer

Performance, psychological and physiological effects of office noise

Henna Maula, Jenni Radun, Valtteri Hongisto

Session 7: Moisture in buildings
Location: Zoom room #3
Chair: Yuexia Sun
Co-chair: Peng Liu
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Moisture-dependent insects (Silverfish species and Psocid species [Psocoptera]) in modern buildings - A sign of hidden moisture and mould damage

Johan Mattsson, Petter Lilleengen, Eivind Thomassen, Anne Karin Toreskaas

The indoor mycobiome in Norwegian daycares revealed by DNA high throughput sequencing

Eva Lena Estensmo, Luis Morgado, Pedro Maria Martin-Sanchez, Sundy Maurice, Ingeborg Bjorvand Engh, Johan Mattsson, Inger Skrede, Håvard Kauserud

Fungal growth on newly cast concrete floors and moisture membranes

Sofie Kristensen Kristensen, Anne Pia Koch, Ulf Thrane

Implementation of MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry to identify moulds from the indoor environment as an added value to the classical microscopic identification tool

Natacha Motteu, Berdieke Goemaere, Sandrine Bladt, Ann Packeu

Xerophilic fungi in museum repositories challenge our perception of healthy buildings and the preservation of cultural heritage

Camilla Jul Bastholm, Anne Mette Madsen, Jens Christian Frisvad, Jane Richter

Seasonal Distribution of Alternaria, Aspergillus, Cladosporium and Penicillium Genera Isolated from Estonian straw-bale and reed-bale dwellings

Jane Raamets, Aime Ruus, Mari Ivask, Lembit Nei, Karin Muoni

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