Search for dissertations about: "Indoor environment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 182 swedish dissertations containing the words Indoor environment.

  1. 1. Moisture Buffering in the Indoor Environment

    University dissertation from Byggnadsfysik LTH, Lunds Tekniska Högskola

    Author : Kaisa Svennberg; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Teknik; furniture; textiles; moisture buffering; beds; indoor air; indoor environment; sorption isotherms; field measurements; definition scheme; Technological sciences;

    Abstract : Moisture buffering in the indoor environment is the ability, through absorption and desorption, of surface materials to attenuate the moisture variations of the indoor air. Moisture buffering plays an important role in understanding the risks for biological growth in surface materials in the indoor environment, e.g. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Sociological Approach to Indoor Environment in Dwellings Risk factors for Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) and Discomfort

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Karin Engvall; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; Indoor environment; Questionnaire; Atopy; Building age; Indoor air quality; Sick building syndrome SBS ; Validation; Dwelling; Energy conservation; Mechanical ventilation; Building dampness; Building reconstruction; Wood heating; Electric heating; Heat pump; Thermal Insulation; Sealing; Medicin; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin; arbets- och miljömedicin; Occupational and Environmental Medicine;

    Abstract : The principal aim was to study selected aspects of indoor environment in dwellings and their association with symptoms compatible with the sick building syndrome (SBS). A validated questionnaire was developed specifically for residential indoor investigations, using sociological principles and test procedures. READ MORE

  3. 3. Indoor thermal environment in Supermarkets : A study of measured and perceived comfort parameters

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Chalmers Reproservice

    Author : Ulla Lindberg; Högskolan i Borås.; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; thermal environment; supermarket; interdisciplinary; display cabinets; refrigeration systems; thermal comfort;

    Abstract : In the supermarket environment three different groups must be considered: food (food quality), personnel (working conditions) and customers. Customers are of particular interest since they make up the commercial basis for the supermarket. Currently, however, there are no recommendations on the indoor environment for this category. READ MORE

  4. 4. Indoor Environment and User Perception. A Field Study in a Hospital Ward

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Chalmers Reproservice

    Author : Jennie Skoog; [2004]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; indoor environment; thermal climate; hospital ward; indoor air quality; comfort; perception; sound; light;

    Abstract : The research on indoor environment has become more important and extensive the last decades. There is, however, a lack of studies made in buildings with two or more distinct groups of people. This study deals with hospital wards, which are a prime example of buildings occupied by more than one homogenous group of people. READ MORE

  5. 5. Indoor Environment in Dwellings and Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) Longitudinal Studies

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Bo Sahlberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Indoor environment; sick building syndrome SBS ; dwelling; longitudinal cohort study; building dampness; mould; microbial volatile organic compounds MVOC ; biomarkers; asthma; risk factors; Arbets- och miljömedicin; Occupational and Environmental Medicine;

    Abstract : People spend most of their time indoors and mostly in the dwelling. It is therefore important to investigate associations between indoor exposure in dwellings and health. Symptoms that may be related to the indoor environment are sometimes referred to as the "sick building syndrome" (SBS). READ MORE