The Close Before You Doze Series: 360 Video
Craig Weinschenk
November 27, 2017

More information about the temperature and carbon monoxide measurements made 4 ft above the floor from the living room, hallway, open bedroom, and closed bedroom are included in the table. Below, use the floor plan of the structure to explore 360 degree video captured during the experiment!


Table 1: Peak Values Prior to Suppression @ 4 ft Above the Floor

Room Temperature (deg. F) Carbon Monoxide (ppm) Impact of Carbon Monoxide Inhalation*
Living Room 1400 N/A N/A
Hallway 750 10,000 Fatal within 1-3 minutes
Open Bedroom 500 6,000 Headache, dizziness and nausea within 1-2 minutes. Fatal within 10-15 minutes.
Closed Bedroom 100 600 Dizziness, nausea and convulsions within 45 minutes. Fatal within 2-3 hours.

*Source: Iowa State Univeristy - Department of Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering


Explore 360 Videos

Click on the projects/close_your_door/icon_360.jpg icon on the floor plan below to play the 360 video.

House Layout

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