A Review of Demand Control Ventilation

TitleA Review of Demand Control Ventilation
Publication TypeConference Proceedings
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsMichael G Apte
Conference NameProceedings of Healthy Buildings 2006
Number of Volumes371-376
Conference LocationLisbon, Portugal
Keywordsco2, commercial building ventilation, Commercial Building Ventilation and Indoor Environmental Quality Group, dcv, energy savings, indoor air quality, indoor environment department, ventilation and air cleaning

This paper provides background and update on demand control ventilation (DCV) technology for commercial buildings, its penetration and acceptance in the market, and to identify what evidence there is that such systems are benefiting current building stakeholders in terms of energy savings, improved indoor environmental quality, and reduced complaints. The paper also provides a basis for a study design to assess the effectiveness of existing DCV systems operating under real conditions.