REVIEW OF THE EFFECT OF OCCUPIED DENSITY WITH MIXING VENTILATION ON THERMAL HUMAN COMFORT AND INDOOR AIR QUALITY
Keywords:Thermal comfort , Indoor air quality(IAQ), Mixing ventilation (MV), Displacement ventilation (DV), occupied density.
In this study many researches related to mixing and displacement ventilations in indoor
and office rooms were addressed. Good ventilation is one of the most important
requirements for space occupants to maintain appropriate environmental conditions, as
ventilation increases thermal comfort and improves indoor air quality. However, the studies
on mixing ventilation systems based on occupied density have been highlighted in the
present work. Improvement of the indoor environment is economically efficient when
health and productivity are taken into account. The parts of a room that a person occupies
must be characterized by speed and air temperatures suitable for the occupants of the space.
In the occupied zone, fresh, clean supply air must reach all its parts, and no stagnation areas
can be found there. A group of field studies conducted showed, significant levels of
dissatisfaction with the indoor environment in many buildings despite satisfying the typical
ventilation requirements, where there are still many complaints regarding poor indoor air
quality and diseases related to poor ventilation of buildings. In enclosed spaces, ventilation
is one of the essential methods used to control indoor air quality (IAQ). In buildings,
ventilation has an impact on the structure and, as a result, on the people who utilize it. A
deteriorated indoor environment increases sick building syndrome (SBS), respiratory
illnesses, and reduces comfort and productivity.