4 edition of Indoor Air Quality Issues found in the catalog.
April 5, 2000
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||100|
Being aware of the issues that can be detrimental to the quality of the air in your indoor space is an important first step, and by being proactive about problems with indoor air quality, you can better ensure the comfort and safety of all those who enter your building. Indoor air quality (IAQ) is the air quality within and around buildings and is known to affect the health, comfort and well-being of building occupants. Poor indoor air quality has been linked to sick building syndrome, reduced productivity and impaired learning in schools.. IAQ can be affected by gases (including carbon monoxide, radon, volatile organic compounds), particulates.
Indoor Air Quality usually refers to the presence or absence of contaminants in the air of buildings. Some of the more common contaminants are bioaerosols such as molds, pollens and dust mites, chemical compounds such as carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide, formaldehyde, solvents and pesticides, and particles such as lint, carpet fibers, asbestos fibers and dirt. The Environmental Protection Agency ranks poor indoor air quality among the top five environmental risks to public health. Levels of pollution inside can be 2 to 4 times higher (as much as times higher) than outside air, and people can spend up to 90 percent of their time inside. Poor air quality can affect the health of your family.
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Indoor Air Quality Problems Facing Book Restorers • Molds and insects (dust mites) • Adhesives • Solvents.
Summary: "Indoor Air Quality Issues uses a multi-disciplined approach in examining the causes and effects of the interactions between occupants and the non-industrial environment. The book may be used by specialists in different fields as well as the general practitioner, building manager or office worker.".
This book includes just about everything that you would need to know about Indoor Air Quality and the anaylsis of it. It's a really big book and to date I don't believe there is another book that can compare to the scope and detail that this book supplies.
If you're looking for a general review of the subject, this is not the book for by: Written in easy-to-understand, non-technical terms, it is designed to be used as both a ready reference and a training guide for facility managers.
Each specific type of indoor air hazard is addressed, including allergens, asbestos, formaldehyde and VOCs, radon, tobacco smoke, legionellosis and related illnesses, carbon monoxide, multiple chemical sensitivity, and toxic mold. Disclaimer: The Information provided here comes primarily from EPA's "The Inside Story: A Guide to Indoor Air Quality".
This information is based on current scientific and technical understanding of the issues. Following the advice given will not necessarily provide complete protection in all situations or against all health hazards that may be caused by indoor air pollution.
Indoor Air and Your Health. Health effects from indoor air pollutants may be experienced soon after exposure or, possibly, years later. Immediate effects may show up after a single exposure or repeated exposures. These include irritation of the eyes, nose, and throat, headaches, dizziness, and fatigue.
Indoor air quality is influenced by concentrations of outdoor air pollutants, indoor sources of pollution, characteristics of the building and the habits of the residents. Indoor air pollution may arise from the use of open fires, unsafe fuels or combustion of.
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Purpose 9 2. Scope and application 9 3. Glossary 10 PART II: IDENTIFYING INDOOR AIR QUALITY PROBLEMS 13 4. Assessment of indoor air quality problems 15 5. Indoor air quality and health 15 6. Action plan to achieve good indoor air quality Moisture problems can also be due to water vapor migration and condensation problems, including uneven indoor temperatures, poor air circulation, soil air entry into basements, contact of humid unconditioned air with cooled interior surfaces, and poor insulation on indoor chilled surfaces (e.g., chilled water lines).
What are indoor air quality problems. Indoor air quality problems are problems with how clean the air we breathe is in buildings such as homes, schools, and workplaces.
Poor or inadequate indoor air quality can cause breathing problems and other medical issues. Because we spend so much time indoors, including at. Bennacer, R. Belarbi, in Sustainability of Construction Materials (Second Edition), Introduction. Indoor air quality, healthy buildings, and material durability are important issues from both economic and social points of uction materials, used externally or internally, can affect the health of building occupants as well as the energy consumption required while in.
The intention of the book is to bring together a collection of contributions from specialists in the specific disciplines of indoor air quality, covering all points of view from various angles, from building design and building sciences, to health effects and medical diagnosis, toxicology of indoor air pollutants, and air sampling and Edition: 1.
Health effects of indoor air quality. Health. To better understand the impact of indoor air on our health, we need to consider the amount of air we breathe per day. An average person consumes 2 kg of food and water per day – but breathes in 15 kg of air per day (12 litres).
There are many important issues in ventilation. Tenant complaints about indoor air quality (IAQ) can be frustrating and difficult to resolve. Whether the occupants are convinced that there’s a mold problem, or they describe headaches that seem to go away when they leave the building, air quality issues can be tough to diagnose and costly to remediate.
Many Canadian jurisdictions do not have specific legislation that deals with indoor air quality issues. In the absence of such legislation, the "general duty clause" applies.
This clause, common to all Canadian occupational health and safety legislation, states that an employer must provide a. Common Indoor Air Quality Problems and Solutions AirAdvice IAQ Test - Diagnose the Problem. AirAdvice is an independent testing service used to provide unbiased indoor air quality information for consumers.
The AirAdvice IAQ test evaluates your home’s indoor air quality. Pay Attention to Books' Deadly Dust. Relationship of Lung Cancer and Heart Attack to Library Books' Dust. By Hassan Bolourchi, Ph.D. [email protected] This article is presented at: The 6th edition of the Indoor Air Quality Meeting (IAQ) in Padova, Italy.
10 to 12 November Outdoor air quality has improved since the s, but many challenges remain in protecting Americans from air quality problems. Ground-level ozone, the main part of smog, and particle pollution are just two of the many threats to air quality and public health in the United States.ANSI/ASHRAE Standard -- Ventilation and Acceptable Indoor Air Quality in Residential Buildings Read free online | Purchase print or PDF ANSI/ASHRAE Standard (RA ) -- Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing of Building HVAC Systems (ANSI Approved).