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dc.contributor.authorAl horr, Yousef
dc.contributor.authorArif, Mohammed
dc.contributor.authorKatafygiotou, Martha
dc.contributor.authorMazroei, Ahmed
dc.contributor.authorKaushik, Amit
dc.contributor.authorElsarrag, Esam
dc.date.accessioned2017-11-29T16:22:01Z
dc.date.available2017-11-29T16:22:01Z
dc.date.issued2016-04-01
dc.identifier.citationAl horr, Y., Arif, M., Katafygiotou, M., Mazroei, A., Kaushik, A., and Elsarrag, E., (2016) 'Impact of indoor environmental quality on occupant well-being and comfort: A review of the literature', International Journal of Sustainable Built Environment, 5 (1)
dc.identifier.issn22126090
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.ijsbe.2016.03.006
dc.description.abstractIndoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) and its effect on occupant well-being and comfort is an important area of study. This paper presents a state of the art study through extensive review of the literature, by establishing links between IEQs and occupant well-being and comfort. A range of issues such as sick building syndrome, indoor air quality thermal comfort, visual comfort and acoustic comfort are considered in this paper. The complexity of the relationship between occupant comfort and well-being parameters with IEQ are further exacerbated due to relationships that these parameters have with each other as well. Based on the review of literature in these areas it is established that design of buildings needs to consider occupant well-being parameters right at the beginning. Some good practices in all these different areas have also been highlighted and documented in this paper. The knowledge established as part of this paper would be helpful for researchers, designer, engineers and facilities maintenance engineers. This paper will also be of great benefit to researchers who endeavour to undertake research in this area and could act as a good starting point for them.
dc.description.sponsorshipQatar National Research Foundation
dc.language.isoen
dc.relation.urlhttp://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S2212609016300140
dc.subjectOccupant well-being
dc.subjectIndoor environment quality
dc.subjectOccupant comfort
dc.subjectOffices
dc.subjectGreen buildings
dc.titleImpact of indoor environmental quality on occupant well-being and comfort: A review of the literature
dc.typeJournal article
dc.identifier.journalInternational Journal of Sustainable Built Environment
dc.date.accepted2016-03-31
dc.source.volume5
dc.source.issue1
dc.source.beginpage1
dc.source.endpage11


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