HealthySchools Publications

Publications and Presentations



Indoor Environmental Conditions and Their Interactions

Studies on Acoustic Conditions

  • D. Hintz and L. M. Wang (2020) “Acoustic conditions in occupied K-12 classrooms as measured over four continuous weekdays” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 148, 2698(A).
  • L. M. Wang, L. C. Brill, J. Nord, and J. Bovaird (2020) “Higher speech levels in K-12 classrooms correlate to lower math achievement scores” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 148, 2631(A).
  • L. M. Wang (2020) "Relationship between Acoustic and Other Indoor Environmental Conditions on Student Achievement in Primary and Secondary Classrooms" 1st Biennial International Conference on Acoustics and Vibration (ANV 2020), 23-24 November 2020. Invited Keynote Speaker.
  • L. M. Wang and K. H. Smith (2019) "Acoustic conditions in occupied classrooms" 26th International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV26), Montreal, Canada.
  • K. H. Smith, A. Arthur, J. Bovaird, and L. M. Wang (2018) “Effects of measured acoustic and other indoor environment factors on student achievement in K-12 classrooms” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 144, 1894(A).
  • K. H. Smith and L. M. Wang. (2018) "Exploring relationships between measured acoustic, lighting, and indoor air quality metrics logged in K-12 classrooms" J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 143, 1894(A).
  • J. A. Paine and L. M. Wang. (2017) “Analyses of sound level variations in occupied K-12 classrooms” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 142, 2543(A).
  • L. C. Brill and L. M. Wang. (2017) “Compiled acoustic and indoor environmental condition data from 220 K-12 classrooms” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 141, 3480(A).
  • L. M. Wang, L. C. Brill, H. Lester and J. Bovaird. (2017) “Relations between acoustic quality and student achievement in K-12 classrooms” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 141, 3966(A).
  • L. C. Brill and L. M. Wang (2016) "Exploring correlation between sound levels in active occupied classrooms and unoccupied classrooms" 5th Joint Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and Acoustical Society of Japan; Honolulu, HI; 28 November - 2 December 2016.
  • J. Lee, L. C. Brill, L. M. Wang, H. Lester, and J. Bovaird (2016) "Statistically defining the construct of ‘acoustic quality’ in K-12 classrooms" 5th Joint Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and Acoustical Society of Japan; Honolulu, HI; 28 November - 2 December 2016.
  • L. C. Brill and L. M. Wang (2016) "How the use of different time sampling windows impacts measured noise metrics in K-12 classrooms" 22nd International Congress on Acoustics; Buenos Aires, Argentina; 5-9 September 2016.
  • L. C. Brill and L. M. Wang (2016) "Comparison of occupied and unoccupied noise levels in K-12 classrooms" J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 139, 1979(A).

Studies on Indoor Air Quality and Thermal Conditions

Studies on Lighting Conditions

  • C. Waters and M. Kuhlenengel (2020) 2020 IES Virtual Research Symposium.
  • M. Kuhlenengel, C. Waters, I. Konstantzos (2019) “Assessing the impact of outside view on learning: a close look to EN 17037 ‘view out’ practices through the analysis of 220 classrooms” CISBAT 2019, Lausanne, Switzerland.
  • M. Kuhlenengel and C. Waters (2016) "An investigation of school lighting effects on student achievement" Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) 2016 Annual Conference; Orlando, FL; 23-25 October 2016.
  • A. Guha and C. Waters (2016) "Quantifying view: a way forward to statistically analyzing the effect of view on human performance" Council for Optical Radiation Measurements (CORM) 2016 Annual Technical Conference; Gaithersburgh, MD; 15-18 May 2016.