Karrholm G.
Bibliographic info:
Report R3:1984 Swedish Council for Building Research 1984 121pp. #DATE 01:01:1984 in Swedish

Presents a review of work carried out by SCBR concerned with airtightness of buildings and ventilation up to January 1982. Describes important features of building systems and mechanics, ventilation systems and immediate surroundings of importance to ventilation process. Assesses the building physics aspects of ventilation systems for various building categories. Discusses a number of ventilation case studies for detached houses and apartment buildings, and presents existing computer programs for single-cell and multi-cell models. Discusses the effectiveness and implementation of energy conservation measures with respect to the state of existing building stock and expected new building work. Describes design solutions in the form of reduced air change rates and systems for energy recovery.