Department of

Architectural Engineering

 


Publications - Indoor Air Quality

  • Journals

    1. Kowalski, W., W. Bahnfleth and T. Whittam. 1998. Bactericidal effects of high airborne ozone concentrations on escherichia coli and staphylococcus aureus. Ozone: Science and Engineering 20(3): 205-221.
    2. Bahnfleth,W., B. Lee and G. Yuill. 1999. Field testing of tall buildings to determine envelope air leakage rate (RP-935). ASHRAE Transactions 105(2): 27-38.
    3. Kowalski, W., W. Bahnfleth and T. Whittam. 1999. Filtration of airborne microorganisms: modeling and prediction. ASHRAE Transactions 105(2): 4-17.
    4. Kowalski, W. and W. Bahnfleth. 2000. Effective UVGI system design through improved modeling. ASHRAE Transactions 106(2): 721-730.
    5. Upham, R., G. Yuill and W. Bahnfleth. 2001. A validation study of multizone air flow and contaminant migration simulation programs as applied to tall buildings. ASHRAE Transactions 107(2) 15 pages.
    6. Kowalski, W., W. Bahnfleth, B. Severin T. Whittam and D. Witham. 2002 (journal date is 2000, but paper was published in 2002). Mathematical modeling of UVGI disinfection. Quantitative Microbiology 2(3):249-270.
    7. Kowalski, W., W. Bahnfleth and D. Carey. 2002. Air treatment systems for controlling disease transmission in animal laboratories. Contemporary Topics in Laboratory Animal Science 41(3):9-17.
    8. Kowalski, W., W. Bahnfleth, B. Striebig and T. Whittam. 2003. Demonstration of a hermetic airborne ozone disinfection system: studies on e. coli. American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal64:222-227.
    9. Kowalski, W., W. Bahnfleth and A. Musser. 2003. Modeling bioterrorism defense systems in a commercial office building. ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering 9(2):86-96.
    10. Kowalski*, W., W. Bahnfleth and W. Rosenberger. 2003. Dimensional analysis of UVGI air disinfection systems. International Journal of HVAC&R Research: 9(3):347-362. (First author supervised by candidate)
    11. Firrantello, J., P Aumpansub, W. Bahnfleth, B. Hu, J. Freihaut, B. Thran, S. Hutchens. Effects of HVAC system and building characteristics on exposure of occupants to short duration point source aerosol releases. Submitted to ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering.
    12. Hu, B. J. Freihaut, W. Bahnfleth, P Aumpansub, B. Thran. Modeling the influence of human activity on particle resuspension and dispersion in a multizone indoor environment with HVAC system. Submitted to ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering.
    13. Firrantello, J., W. Bahnfleth, A. Musser, J. Freihaut, J.-W. Jeong. Use of sensitivity analysis in multizone airflow model tuning. Submitted to Indoor Air.
    14. Gomes, C., J. Freihaut, and W. Bahnfleth. Resuspension of allergen-containing particles under mechanical and aerodynamic disturbances from human walking. Submitted to Atmospheric Environment.

    Conferences

    1. Musser, A., W. Kowalski and W. Bahnfleth. 2002. Stack and mechanical system effects on dispersion of biological agents in a tall building. Proceedings of IMECE ’02 (ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition), paper IMECE2002-33862. 8 pages.
    2. Bahnfleth, W. and J. Volcheck. 2003. Security as a design parameter for heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems. Proceedings of the 21st IIR International Congress on Refrigeration. 8 pages.
    3. Bahnfleth, W., J. Freihaut, and W. Kowalski. 2003. Elements of risk-based design of safe and healthy building systems (abstract). Society for Risk Analysis 23rd Annual Meeting. Conference program, page 48.
    4. Riley, D., J. Freihaut, W. Bahnfleth and Z. Karapetyan. 2004. Indoor air quality management and infection control in health care facility construction. Proceedings of the CIB World Building Conference 2004. 10 pages.
    5. Bahnfleth, W., W. Kowalski, and J. Freihaut. 2005. Standards and guidelines for UVGI air treatment systems. Proceedings of Indoor Air 2005 (10th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate) pp. 3464-3468.
    6. Hu, B., J. Freihaut, C. Gomes, W. Bahnfleth, and B. Thran. 2005. Literature review and parametric study: indoor particle resuspension by human activity. Proceedings of Indoor Air 2005 (10th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate) pp. 1541-1545.
    7. Gomes, C., J. Freihaut, and W. Bahnfleth. 2005. Resuspension of allergen-containing particles under mechanical and aerodynamic disturbances from human walking – introduction to an experimental controlled methodology. Proceedings of Indoor Air 2005 (10th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate) pp. 1445-1449.
    8. Firrantello, J., W. Bahnfleth, A. Musser, J. Freihaut, J.-W. Jeong. 2005. Application of sensitivity analysis to multizone airflow model tuning. Proceedings of Clima 2005 (8th REHVA World Congress) paper 289, 6 pages.

    Magazine Articles

    1. Kowalski, W. and W. Bahnfleth. 1998. Airborne respiratory diseases and mechanical systems for control of microbes. Heating/Piping/Air-Conditioning 70(7): 34-48.
    2. Kowalski, W. and W. Bahnfleth. 2000. UVGI design basics for air and surface disinfection. Heating/Piping/Air-Conditioning 72(1): 100-110.
    3. Kowalski, W. and W. Bahnfleth. 2002. Airborne-microbe filtration in indoor environments. HPAC Engineering 74(1): 57-69.
    4. Kowalski, W. and W. Bahnfleth. 2002. MERV filter models for aerobiological applications. Air Media, Summer Issue, pp. 13-17.
    5. Kowalski, W. and W. Bahnfleth. 2003. Immune building technology and bioterrorism defense. HPAC Engineering 75(1): 57-62.
    6. Kowalski, W. and W. Bahnfleth. 2003. Filtration of airborne microorganisms. AirConditioning and Refrigeration Journal (Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers) 5(3): 57-69.
    7. Bahnfleth, W. 2004. Reducing the vulnerability of buildings to airborne threats: a review of recent guidance documents. Homeland Security for Buildings. Supplement to HPAC Engineering. Web published, March 2004.
    8. Bahnfleth, W. and W. Kowalski. 2004. Clearing the air on UVGI. RSES Journal, February 2004, pp. 22-24.
    9. Kowalski, W. and W. Bahnfleth. 2004. Proposed Standards and Guidelines for UVGI Air Disinfection. IUVA News, 6(1): 20-25.
    10. Kowalski, W., W. Bahnfleth, and R. Mistrick. 2005. A specular model for UVGI air disinfection systemsIUVA News, 7(1): 19-26.)
    11. Bahnfleth, W. and W. Kowalski. 2005. Indoor air quality: issues and resolutions. HPAC Engineering, 77(6): 6-12.

    Books or Parts of Books

    1. National Research Council. 2003. Review of EPA Homeland Security Efforts: Safe Buildings Program Research Implementation Plan. Review of EPA Homeland Security Efforts: Committee on the Safe Buildings Program. Washington, DC: National Academies Press. 48 pages.