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Indoor Environment and Health

Edited by Orhan Korhan

Eastern Mediterranean University

A shelter is one of the physiological needs according to Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, which lies at the bottom of the pyramid. People spend around 90% of their time in shelters, or in today's words: buildings. They sleep, eat, work, relax, exercise, play, are born, and die in these buildings. In fact, they "live" within walls. Therefore, an indoor environment is crucial for their health and safety. This book, therefore, addresses the issues related to the impact of a sustainable healthy and comfortable indoor environment on the quality of life, and perceives the required indoor conditions for productivity and effectiveness. Thereby, this book is designed to include issues and extensive discussions on thermal comfort, indoor air quality, visual comfort, acoustic comfort, productivity, and indoor health and safety. The concepts of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, external temperature, air pollution, sick building, indoor pollutants, illumination, glare, indoor lighting, daylight, noise, construction materials, sound intensity, and furniture on the indoor environment are described in detail in this book.

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Indoor Environment and HealthEdited by Orhan Korhan

Published: September 25th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.78905

ISBN: 978-1-78984-374-3

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-373-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-78984-606-5

Copyright year: 2019

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5776 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

2 Web of Science Citations

9 Dimensions Citations


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1. Air Quality and Airflow Characteristic Studies for Passenger Aircraft Cabins

By Maher Shehadi


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2. Mass and Number and Its Chemical Composition Distribution of Particulate Matter in Different Microenvironments

By Mahima Habil, David D. Massey and Ajay Taneja


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3. Workplace Health and Its Impact on Human Capital: Seven Key Performance Indicators of Workplace Health

By Young Lee


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4. Trials for Health Promotion by Indoor Environment Modifications

By Suni Lee, Naoko Kumagao-Takei, Kei Yoshitome, Nagisa Sada, Yasumitsu Nishimura and Takemi Otsuki


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5. Indoor Air Pollutants and the Future Perspectives for Living Space Design

By Igor Cretescu, Dorina Nicolina Isopescu, Doina Lutic and Gabriela Soreanu


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6. Noise Calculation Charts and Indoor Environmental Quality for Evaluating Industrial Indoor Environment and Health

By Himanshu Dehra


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