The software can also be used for existing buildings. Based on the simulations, business people can then decide whether it is worth investing in a new or better ventilation system. The researchers at the IBP are also working on flexible systems that adapt to demands and recognize, for example, when some participants in a long meeting need fresh air. "One idea is to vary the air conditions of a room slightly, because people usually find that to be more enjoyable," says Kirmayr.
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