Open Access
E3S Web Conf.
Volume 356, 2022
The 16th ROOMVENT Conference (ROOMVENT 2022)
Article Number 05022
Number of page(s) 4
Section Indoor Air Quality and Airborne Contaminants
Published online 31 August 2022
  1. Feng Z, Li Q, Zhang Y, Wu Z, Dong X, Ma H, et al. The Epidemiological Characteristics of an Outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus Diseases (COVID-19) - China, 2020. CHINA CDC Wkly. 2020;2(8):113–22. [Google Scholar]
  2. Zhang R, Li Y, Zhang AL, Wang Y, Molina MJ. Identifying airborne transmission as the dominant route for the spread of COVID-19. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117(26):14857–63. [Google Scholar]
  3. Beggs CB, Kerr KG, Noakes CJ, Hathway EA, Sleigh PA. The ventilation of multiple-bed hospital wards: Review and analysis. Am J Infect Control. 2008;36(4):250–9. [CrossRef] [Google Scholar]
  4. ASHRAE. ASHRAE Position Document on Infectious Aerosols [Internet]. 2020. Available from:"> [Google Scholar]
  5. Yu HC, Mui KW, Wong LT, Chu HS. Ventilation of general hospital wards for mitigating infection risks of three kinds of viruses including Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus. INDOOR BUILT Environ. 2017;26(4):514–27. [CrossRef] [Google Scholar]
  6. Chuang H-C, Ho K-F, Lin L-Y, Chang T-Y, Hong G-B, Ma C-M, et al. Long-term indoor air conditioner filtration and cardiovascular health: A randomized crossover intervention study. Environ Int. 2017;106:91–6. [CrossRef] [Google Scholar]
  7. Cao G, Awbi H, Yao R, Fan Y, Siren K, Kosonen R, et al. A review of the performance of different ventilation and airflow distribution systems in buildings. Build Environ. 2014;73:171–86. [CrossRef] [Google Scholar]
  8. National Health Commission. Guidelines for the construction of convertible wards in general hospitals [Internet]. 2020. Available from: [Google Scholar]
  9. Wang JX, Cao X, Chen YP. An air distribution optimization of hospital wards for minimizing cross-infection. J Clean Prod. 2021;279. [Google Scholar]
  10. Ren J, Wang Y, Liu Q, Liu Y. Numerical Study of Three Ventilation Strategies in a prefabricated COVID-19 inpatient ward. Build Environ. 2021;188. [Google Scholar]
  11. Lu Y, Oladokun M, Lin Z. Reducing the exposure risk in hospital wards by applying stratum ventilation system. Build Environ. 2020;183. [Google Scholar]
  12. Berlanga FA, Olmedo I, de Adana M, Villafruela JM, San Jose JF, Castro F. Experimental assessment of different mixing air ventilation systems on ventilation performance and exposure to exhaled contaminants in hospital rooms. ENERGY Build. 2018;177:207–19. [CrossRef] [Google Scholar]

Current usage metrics show cumulative count of Article Views (full-text article views including HTML views, PDF and ePub downloads, according to the available data) and Abstracts Views on Vision4Press platform.

Data correspond to usage on the plateform after 2015. The current usage metrics is available 48-96 hours after online publication and is updated daily on week days.

Initial download of the metrics may take a while.