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Influence of building insulation on outdoor concentrations of regional air-pollutants

Estimation of pollutant emission reductions due to increased building insulation. Comparison of annual simulations with an air-quality model with and without emission reductions. Emission reductions up to 9% for PM and 6.3% for SO2 in western Europe.  Seasonally and regionally averaged mass concentration reductions up to 6.2% for SO2 and 3.6% for PM. Winter-time increase in ozone mass concentration.  Full article here.