397856 A Biowall for Improving Indoor Air Quality

Monday, November 17, 2014: 11:10 AM
M109 (Marriott Marquis Atlanta)
Caroline Kelemen, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

The Biowall is a living plant wall that filters air in the HVAC system of a home or small commercial building.   This new technology  improves indoor air quality be removing Volatile Organic Compounds and has the potential for energy savings by reducing the need for heating and cooling large amounts of outside air in a building.   The presentation provides an overview of biofiltration for buildings and discusses the new research being conducted in this emerging  field.

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