• Acceptable air velocities using demand-controlled ventilation for individual cooling 

      Thunshelle, Kari; Nordby, Henrik S.; Solberg, Håkon Rikoll; Holøs, Sverre Bjørn; Schild, Peter (Peer reviewed; Conference object; Journal article, 2020)
      One of the main challenges in highly insulated buildings is the increasing share of energy demand for cooling. New solutions for low energy cooling are needed. Individual cooling by demand-controlled ventilation and use ...
    • Dampness and Moisture Problems in Norwegian Homes 

      Becher, Rune; Høie, Anja Hortemo; Bakke, Jan Vilhelm; Holøs, Sverre Bjørn; Øvrevik, Johan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The occurrence of dampness and mold in the indoor environment is associated with respiratory-related disease outcomes. Thus, it is pertinent to know the magnitude of such indoor environment problems to be able to estimate ...
    • Demand-controlled ventilation: do different user groups require different CO2-setpoints? 

      Haugland, Martine Borgen; Yang, Aileen; Holøs, Sverre Bjørn; Thunshelle, Kari; Mysen, Mads (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      The aim of this study is to investigate whether children's bioeffluent generation rate is proportional to their carbon dioxide (CO2) generation rate. Consequently, to assess if there is a need to differentiate the CO2- ...
    • Effect of filter type in ventilation systems on NO2 concentrations in classrooms 

      Yang, Aileen; Nikolaisen, Kristian Fredrik; Holøs, Sverre Bjørn; Thunshelle, Kari; Dauge, Franck Rene; Mysen, Mads (Cold Climate HVAC;2018, Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      This study was conducted to assess how different filter types in the ventilation system affect the indoor NO2 concentrations. Measurements were carried out in two classrooms and air intakes in a primary school located in ...
    • Effect of ventilation on perceived air quality in 18 classrooms 

      Holøs, Sverre Bjørn; Yang, Aileen; Thunshelle, Kari; Mysen, Mads (Conference object; Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      The aim of this paper is to assess whether reducing the minimum ventilation airflow rate (Vmin) has any negative impacts on perceived air quality (PAQ) upon entering an unoccupied room. Seventeen healthy young adults were ...
    • Fukt og fuktskader i norske boliger 

      Becher, Rune; Øvrevik, Johan; Høie, Anja Hortemo; Bakke, Jan Vilhelm; Holøs, Sverre Bjørn (Research report, 2016)
    • Helse og inneklima i passivhusboliger. Forskningsbehov, risiko og muligheter 

      Holøs, Sverre Bjørn; Maltha, Mette Maren; Berge, Magnar (SINTEF Fag;7, Research report, 2013)
      Forprosjektet «helse og inneklima i passivhus» har hatt som hensikt å legge grunnlag for mer systematisk undersøkelse av inneklima og helse i norske passivhus og referanseboliger etter TEK over tid, sammenligne dette med ...
    • How Does Low Relative Humidity Affect Perceived Air Quality, Thermal Comfort and Symptoms in Modern Office Buildings in Cold Climates? 

      Lind, Merethe; Holøs, Sverre Bjørn; Thunshelle, Kari; Yang, Aileen; Mysen, Mads (Chapter, 2019)
      To assess how people are influenced by relative humidity (RH) in cold climates, a study was conducted in an open office landscape in Oslo, Norway. The study took place during three cold days in February 2017. Fourteen ...
    • Impact of Typical Faults Occurring in Demand-controlled Ventilation on Energy and Indoor Environment in a Nordic Climate 

      Andersen, Kamilla Heimar; Holøs, Sverre Bjørn; Yang, Aileen; Thunshelle, Kari; Fjellheim, Øystein; Jensen, Rasmus (Peer reviewed; Conference object; Journal article, 2020)
      This study evaluates typical faults occurring in demand-controlled ventilation (DCV) system and the impact on three output results: energy use, thermal comfort, and indoor air quality. The methodologies used in this study ...
    • Livsløpsvurdering (LCA) av puss på isolasjon 

      Wærp, Silje; Svensson, Anna; Holøs, Sverre Bjørn; Murphy, Mark Allen (Prosjektrapport (SINTEF Byggforsk);95, Research report, 2012)
      Rapporten oppsummerer livsløpsanalyse (LCA) av fasadeisolerings system puss på isolasjon. Livsløpsanalysen dokumenterer produktenes miljøbelastning fra vugge til grav samt beregner spart energi og tilhørende sparte ...
    • Process-related risks in refurbishment of dwellings using prefabricated wall elements with integrated PV and ventilation ducts 

      Holøs, Sverre Bjørn; Lukina, V.; Hauge, Åshild Lappegard; Thunshelle, Kari (Conference object; Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Prefabricated façade elements with integrated technical infrastructure is an attractive technology for refurbishment of existing dwellings. Heating and cooling demand can be reduced, local energy production introduced, and ...
    • Should we differentiate ventilation requirements for different user groups? 

      Holand, Nora; Yang, Aileen; Holøs, Sverre Bjørn; Thunshelle, Kari; Mysen, Mads (Springer Proceedings in Energy;1:2019, Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      The aim of our study is to investigate whether it is necessary to adjust the venti-lation requirements according to different user groups. This study is focusing es-pecially on teenagers, who might have a higher odour load ...
    • Ventilasjonsbehov i tidlig avgassingsfase. Bakgrunn og faglig begrunnelse. 

      Holøs, Sverre Bjørn; Lind, Merethe; Yang, Aileen; Mysen, Mads (SINTEF Rapport;2017:00034, Research report, 2017)
      I prosjektet BEST VENT er det sett nærmere på dagens formulering i Klimaveiledning 444 om full døgnkontinuerlig ventilasjon i ett år for nybygg og rehabiliterte bygg. Det har skjedd to viktig endringer siden anbefalingen ...
    • VOC emission rates in newly built and renovated buildings, and the influence of ventilation – a review and meta-analysis 

      Holøs, Sverre Bjørn; Yang, Aileen; Lind, Merethe; Thunshelle, Kari; Schild, Peter; Mysen, Mads (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Few field studies have evaluated ventilation strategies, such as temporarily increasing the ventilation rate, to counter the high pollutant-load from off-gassing of volatile compounds from new materials in these buildings. ...
    • What should the Minimum Ventilation Rate Be in a Demand-Controlled Ventilation Strategy? 

      Mysen, Mads; Holøs, Sverre Bjørn; Yang, Aileen; Thunshelle, Kari; Schild, Peter (Chapter, 2019)
      Demand-Controlled Ventilation is emerging as a dominant ventilation strategy in non-residential buildings in Norway. The ventilation airflow rate is controlled between pre-set minimum (Vmin) and maximum (Vmax) values, based ...