Aspects énergétiques et qualité de l'air intérieur des foyers à faibles revenus.

Energy and indoor environmental quality of low income households.


Type de monographie : Brochure


Low income households in developed and less developed countries suffer from serious indoor environmental problems like heat stress, lack of comfort and poor indoor air quality. This has a very serious impact on the quality of life and health of poor citizens. More than 2 million deaths per year are attributable to indoor air pollution from inadequate use of fuels, while thousands of low income citizens die because of high indoor temperatures. This report, part of the work of the IEA Energy Conservation in Buildings & Community Systems Programme, aims to examine the impact of the energy use, or non use, on the indoor environmental conditions in households occupied by low income people. Also, to investigate the specific physiological and air quality problems caused by the lack or the non appropriate use of energy, and to identify ways that proper ventilation techniques can assist vulnerable and poor population to improve indoor conditions and decrease the associated environmental stress.


  • Titre original : Energy and indoor environmental quality of low income households.
  • Identifiant de la fiche : 2009-2557
  • Langues : Anglais
  • Sujet : Chiffres, économie, Pays en développement, Environnement
  • Édition : Aivc (air infiltration and ventilation centre) - Belgique/Belgique
  • Date d'édition : 10/2007
  • Collection : AIVC Technical Note
  • ISBN : 2930471255
  • Source : Source : AIC-TN62; 36 p.; fig.; tabl.; ref.