Corpus ID: 35055446

INDOOR CARBON DIOXIDE CONCENTRATIONS AND SBS IN OFFICE WORKERS

@inproceedings{Apte2000INDOORCD,
  title={INDOOR CARBON DIOXIDE CONCENTRATIONS AND SBS IN OFFICE WORKERS},
  author={Michael G. Apte and W J Fisk and Joan M. Daisey},
  year={2000}
}
Relationships between indoor carbon dioxide (CO2) levels and mucous membrane and lower respiratory sick building syndrome (SBS) symptoms are explored in 41 office buildings from the US EPA BASE study. Elevated indoor CO2 concentrations may indicate inadequate ventilation per occupant and elevated indoor pollutant concentrations, leading to SBS symptoms. Two CO2 metrics were constructed: average workday indoor minus average outdoor CO2 (dCO2, range 6-418 ppm), and maximum indoor one-hour moving… Expand

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