OFFICAIR - Indoor air pollution in modern office buildings

Collection: IAQ : Indoor Air Quality 


OFFICAIR is a European collaborative project, which has received funding from the European Union, in the 7th Framework Program. The overall objective of the OFFICAIR project is twofold: firstly, to establish a framework that will provide new knowledge in terms of databases, modelling tools and assessment methods towards an integrated approach in assessing the health risk from indoor air pollution, focusing on modern office buildings; secondly, to support current EU policies, such as the "Thematic Strategy on Air Pollution" and the "European Environment and Health Strategy and Action Plan". The OFFICAIR database (hosted at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission in Ispra) on concentrations of key indoor air pollutants observed in modern office buildings was developed based mainly on relevant data obtained during the OFFICAIR campaigns. The database was further enriched with data selected from an extensive review of existing data from the "European Indoor Air Monitoring and Exposure Assessment Project" (AIRMEX) with appropriate links to the emissions/sources data stored into the "BUilding MAterials" (BUMA) and to the BUilding MAterial and Consumer product (BUMAC) emission databases (developed in the context of BUMA and EPHECT projects respectively).


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  • Josefa Barrero

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Barrero, Josefa (2020): OFFICAIR - Indoor air pollution in modern office buildings. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:


chemical monitoring exposure assessment inddor air quality modern office buildings

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OFFICAIR single measurement generalised
  • Single measurement data of the OFFICAIR monitoring campaigns are accessible and downloadable via IPCheM; the concentration values of the measured chemicals are here reported as individual data. However the samples locations are generalised and recorded as coordinates of the monitored city centroid. To access the data from the IPCheM search page, the user must select a substance, by name or CAS number, and enter into the Database console where it is possible to further refine the search and save the results into the basket tool. These results can be saved in CSV or Json format.

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2010-11-01 2013-10-31

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