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Table 1 Model parameters for VOC emissions

From: Microbes and associated soluble and volatile chemicals on periodically wet household surfaces

Parameter a (h−1)a V (m3)a Kitchen sink f (−)b Shower stall f (−)b
Summer Winter
Value 1.13 0.61 160 550 2200
  1. Parameter values rounded to two or three significant figures
  2. aData for the air exchange rate (a) and house volume (V) obtained from Yamamoto et al. [86], using median values of air exchange rate and house volume for Los Angeles County, CA
  3. bCorrection factor (f) used to scale emission rate to an approximate size in a house compared to our sample materials