Evaluation of indoor air quality and its symptoms in office building – A case study of Mashhad, Iran

Atarodi, Zahra and Karimyan, Kamaladdin and Gupta, Vinod Kumar and Abbasi, Morteza and Moradi, Masoud (2018) Evaluation of indoor air quality and its symptoms in office building – A case study of Mashhad, Iran. Data in Brief, 20. 74 - 79.

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Abstract

Air pollution sources in indoor area are one of the main factors for reducing indoor air quality of locations. In the current research, factors affecting indoor air quality and its symptoms are evaluate as case study in an office building in Mashhad (Iran). In order to conduct this descriptive-analytical study, gas pollutants affecting indoor air quality were determined using portable analysis systems. Alberta Indoor Air Quality Toolkit was used in order to study sick building syndrome. Findings indicated that 21 of staffs viewed labor environment conditions as inappropriate and they were mostly compliant about feeling of dusty air, fatigue and headache. In addition, findings showed that O3, VOC, PM10, PM2.5, CO, CO2 parameters, Formaldehyde, temperature, sound and humidity were at standard level. Indicators of indoor air quality, in addition to the stress and depression interference on employee performance and satisfaction were at acceptable level.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Indoor air quality, Sick building syndrome, Air pollution, Mashhad
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email eprints@gmu.ac.ir
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2018 06:30
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2018 06:30
URI: http://eprints.gmu.ac.ir/id/eprint/468

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