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Pressure vs. Flow control - MFCS : a dedicated device
Common area perflow
for microfluidic person in buildings
control - values can in general be used calculating
www.fluigent.com
indoor climate loads
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The table below can be used as a guide to what is often regarded as required area (square meter or square feet) per
person inside some typical buildings and rooms. The values can also be used to calculate human sensible and latent
heat load to indoor climate.

Area per Person


Type of Building Type of Room 2
(m ) (ft2)
Apartments 100 - 400
Lecture room 0.6
Library 5
Assembly building Cinema 0.6
Concert hall 0.6
Theatre 0.6
Banks 50 - 150
Bars 15 - 50
Cafeterias 10 - 50
Churches 5 - 20
Clubhouses 15 - 50
Cocktail Lounges 15 - 50
Computer Rooms 80 - 150
Court Houses 50 - 150
Dental Centers Clinic and Offices 50 - 150
Department Stores 15 - 75
Dining Halls 10 - 50
Drug Store 15 - 50
Fire Stations 100 - 500
Rooms 5
Hotels Lobby 0.6
Assembly room 1.5
General Areas 50 - 150
Hospitals
Patient Rooms 80 - 150
Kindergarten 2-3
Kitchens 50 - 150
Libraries 30 - 100
Luncheonettes 10 - 50

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Guest Rooms,
100 - 200
Dormitories
Municipal Buildings 50 - 150
Museums 30 - 100
Nightclubs 15 - 50
Nursing Home
80 - 150
Patient Rooms
Single office 10
Offices
Meeting room 1.5
Police Stations 100 - 500
Post Offices 100 - 500
Precision
100 - 300
Manufacturing
Residential 200 - 600
With service 1.5
Restaurant
Without service 1
Retail Stores 15 - 75
Lecture rooms 0.6
Class rooms 2
Schools
Corridors 2
Laboratory 3
Detail 2
Shops
Supermarkets 2
Gymnasium 1.5
Sports
Swimming pools 4
Supermarkets 50 - 100
Taverns 15 - 50
Town Halls 50 - 150
Siemens energy Hansa Air-Conditioning Control Room Design
• 1 m2 = 1550
Co2-saving in2 = 10.764 on
technologies ft2 =highest
1.196 yd2Air-conditioning systems, Chillers, Ergonomic design of control centres
• 1 ft2Siemens.
level: = 0.0929 m2 = 144 in2 = 0.1111 yd2Dehumidification for swimming Concept to implementation
www.siemens.com/answers pools www.ccd-design.co.uk
Be aware of local restrictions and minimumswww.hansa-air-conditioning.com
limits. They may diverge considerably from the numbers above.
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