A Review of the Bioaerosols in the Air-Conditioners Building


  • Nur Baitul Izati Rasli School of Civil Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia,14300 Nibong Tebal, Penang, Malaysia
  • Nor Azam Ramli School of Civil Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia,14300 Nibong Tebal, Penang, Malaysia




a.c. building, bioaerosol, filter, indoor building, sbs


Bioaerosol is one of the sources that influence poor indoor air quality. Most buildings have air-conditioners (A.C.) to cool down the indoor building. However, the microorganism tends to grow, especially on the air conditioner filter, which may cause health problems called sick building syndrome and other bacterial diseases. Besides, temperature variation, relative humidity, and human occupancy in the A.C. building can also influence bioaerosol growth. Staphylococcus and Micrococcus were the most dominant genera detected in the A.C. building worldwide. Therefore, A.C. buildings need periodic services to avoid the spread of bioaerosol growth as it leads to adverse indoor air quality and to maintain human health.


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How to Cite

Nur Baitul Izati Rasli, & Nor Azam Ramli. (2023). A Review of the Bioaerosols in the Air-Conditioners Building. Applied Science and Engineering Journal for Advanced Research, 2(4), 9–12. https://doi.org/10.54741/asejar.2.4.2