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Assessment of indoor air quality in comparison using air conditioning and fan system in printing premise

Ramlan, Nazirah and Ahmad, Siti Nurhalimatul Husna and Aminuddin, Eeydzah and Abdul Hamid, Hazrul and Yaman, Siti Khalijah and Abdullah, Abd Halid (2016) Assessment of indoor air quality in comparison using air conditioning and fan system in printing premise. In: Sriwijaya International Conference on Engineering, Science and Technology (SICEST 2016), 9-10 November 2016, Santika Hotel, Bangka Island.

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Abstract

Printers contribute to various emissions consist with chemical contaminants. High concentration of the particulate matter can cause serious health problems. This study focuses on the indoor air quality in printing premise unit in Universiti Tun Hussein Onn, Malaysia. Field testing involving air sampling methods were taken from 900 hours to 1600 hours, for every 30 minutes using physical measurement which is Multi-Channel Air Quality Monitor (YESAIR), E-Sampler and Ozone Meter. Air sampling was recorded based on one sampling point and most suitable point for production. A comparison based on different ventilation using fan and air-conditioning were also taken and results is being compared based on OSHA and NIOSH standards. Besides that, the statistical analysis is being conducted in order to predict the effect on number of printers. From the result, the O3 concentrations show, 10% reduced for printing premise using fan ventilation compared to air-conditioning but remain the same value for PM2.5. The concentration of O3 increased when the number of printers decreased, while the concentration of PM2.5 increased the increase of printers number. Overall, the use of fan in printing premise is more suggested since the level is slightly lower than the printing premise using air-conditioning.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > TH7005-7699 Heating and ventilation. Air conditioning
Divisions: Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering > Department of Construction Engineering and Architecture
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2019 06:54
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2019 06:54
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/11615
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