Examination about evaluation method of odor active compounds in evaporator by using condensed water

응축수를 이용한 냉각기의 냄새원인물질 평가방법 검토

  • Kim, Sun-Hwa (Department of Environmental Science, Kangwon National University) ;
  • Kim, Kyung-Hwan (Department of Environmental Science, Kangwon National University) ;
  • Jung, Young-Rim (Department of Environmental Science, Kangwon National University) ;
  • Kim, Man-Goo (Department of Environmental Science, Kangwon National University) ;
  • Kim, Jae-Ho (Halla Climate Control Corp.) ;
  • Park, Ha-Young (Halla Climate Control Corp.) ;
  • Ji, Yong-Jun (Halla Climate Control Corp.)
  • Received : 2007.06.20
  • Accepted : 2007.07.31
  • Published : 2007.10.25


Uncomfortable odor emitted from air conditioning system is the main cause of indoor air quality deterioration. To solve evaporator odor problems, odor active compounds, have to be identified then the quality of the product can be improved its quality. Because evaporator odor in exhaust gas has low odor intensity and discontinuity, it is very difficult to collect and analyze sample. In this study through the identification of odor compounds in condensed water, the evaluation of the eraporator was tested. Odor compounds were extracted from water by headspace-solid-phase microextraction (HS-SPME) method. The single odor was separated by GC/FID/Olfactometry (GC/FID/O) and odor active compounds were identified by GC/AED and GC/MS. Compared to air sample, result of sensory evaluation and the single odor compound appeared similarly. It was identified that odor active compounds have functional group containing oxygen such as alcohols and acids. Evaluation method of odor active compounds using condensed water in evaporator appeared effective on the side of simplicity of collection, low expanse and rapid analysis.


Supported by : 강원대학교


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