Workshop Documents>> Falmouth 2004 Team Presentations

Below are team presentations in PDF format from mini-case studies conducted at the Woodshole Research Center during the Falmouth, MA Training Session.

Team A
Kathy Bevers, UOregon
Walter Grondzik, FAMU

Bob Crowell, UVirginia
Gregg Daly, Onset Computer
Nibedita Das, Kansas State
Jeff Dennis, Onset Computer
Moses Ling, Penn State

Hypothesis: Indoor air quality is lower at the upper level than at the basement level during occupied hours when the building is naturally ventilated.

Indoor Air Quality - as determined using CO2 levels as a surrogate indicator of contaminants, with acceptable limit of 1000 ppm max
Natural Ventilation - ventilation by means of openings in the building envelope

Document: (1.0 mb pdf)

Team B
Sara Goenner, UOregon
John Quale, UVirginia

Beth Dobson, FAMU
Simon Hare, Archventures, Inc.
Michael Kelly, Temple
Jeff Krska, Cal State Poly (Pomona)
Jack Sample, Onset Computer

Hypothesis: The level of thermal comfort in the work spaces on levels one through three are outside the thermal comfort zone.

Document: (1.5 mb pdf)

Team C
Jon Meendering, UOregon
Judy Theodorson, WSU-Spokane

Todd Gabbard, Kansas State
Tom Martineau, FAMU
Jack Parchesky, Onset Computer
Devon Sylvester, Temple

Hypothesis: Noise generated in the Commons area disturbs workers in adjacent offices.

Document: (1.3 mb pdf)

Team D
David Posada, UOregon
Cris Benton, UC Berkeley

Andy Beckham, FAMU
Stuart Echols, Penn State
Alaina Jones, North Carolina A&T
Joanna Phillips, Onset Computer
Kevin Settlemyre, BAC

Hypotheses: #1a - The light levels in the office spaces in which people are working are 20% below the light levels in common IES standards. #1b - The people working in these spaces are satisfied with these light levels.

Document: (5.4 mb pdf)

Team E
Heidi Spaly, UOregon
Bruce Haglund, UIdaho

Ana Maria Corzo, North Carolina A&T
Brooke Harrington, Temple
Nathan Patrick, Penn State
Hofu Wu, Cal State Poly (Pomona)

Hypothesis: Regardless of orientation, the natural illumination of the offices on the third floor is within 10% of each other.

Document: (1.2 mb pdf)

Team F
Emily Wright, UOregon
Jim Wasley, UWisconsin Milwaukee

Don Corner, UOregon
Adam Pelkey, FAMU
Bob Powell, North Carolina A&T
Jessica Ruben, Temple

Hypothesis: Valence convectors do not convect.  In the heating mode the valence convectors distribute heat primarily by radiation.

Document: (0.4 mb pdf)

Team G
Wendy Fujinaka, RPI
Nick Rajkovich, Cornell
Mark Rylander, William McDonough + Partners
Greg Thomson, BAC
Rachel Weber, UOregon

Hypothesis: The skylights in the conference room on the third floor of the Woods Hole Research Center provide less than a 2% daylight factor under overcast sky conditions.

Document: (1.9 mb pdf)


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