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The role of microclimate in the formation of indoor air pollution

Indoor air quality plays a key role in assessing people's quality of life, as a large proportion of people spend up to 22 hours a day indoors and people are exposed to indoor air almost all day long [1]. People in developed countries spend much more time indoors. Recently, employers are paying more and more attention to ensuring the well - being of employees, as it affects the quality and productivity of their work [2, 3]. Ensuring an appropriate working environment on the part of employers ensures both sustainable social and economic links. Well-being can be affected by various parameters of the indoor environment, in addition to the microclimate, they can be - lighting, noise level, various odors. However, one of the primary indicators of comfort or discomfort in an indoor environment is thermal comfort or discomfort [4]. Gas stations were chosen as place for measurements because they are considered dangerous for several reasons: gas station territory is potentially hazardous with a high environmental risk and explosion hazard. Working shifts and nights is also considered undesirable for human health as it disrupts the biological rhythms in the human body [5]. In such circumstances, the indoor microclimate and air parameters play a very important role, as spending long hours in inappropriate microclimatic conditions is likely to lead to various long - term health problems for the workers.
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