Thrust 4: Human-Building Interactions & the Environment

The mission of Thrust Four is to acquire information, create knowledge, and convey understanding to ensure that indoor environmental quality provided for building occupants is maintained or improved while energy efficiency gains are achieved.

Thrust Four efforts are organized into four work packages:

  1. Air-conditioning & Mechanical Ventilation System Hygiene

  2. Human Factors for Energy Efficient Thermal Comfort

  3. Bioaerosols in Tropical Buildings

  4. Temperature & Humidity Effects on Pollutant Dynamics