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Indoor Air Quality

A Guide for Facility Managers

by Ed Bas

  • 269 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Fairmont Press .
Written in English

  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Construction - Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Ventilation,
  • Air conditioning,
  • Air quality management,
  • Heating,
  • Indoor air pollution

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages383
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8174848M
    ISBN 10088173327X
    ISBN 109780881733273

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Indoor Air Quality Guide: Best Practices for Design, Construction and Commissioning is designed for architects, design engineers, contractors, commissioning agents, and all other professionals concerned with indoor air quality. Summary (Part I) and Detailed (Part II) Guidance provides: Hundreds of internal and external links to resources for the design, construction, and.

This guide provides a comprehensive account of indoor air quality hazards, their sources, and appropriate solutions.

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.

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If you're looking for a general review of the subject, this is not the book for by: Proactive organizations develop an indoor air quality management plan that describes procedures for preventing indoor air problems and responding to problems as soon as they are recognized.

As part of your organization's plan, you may Indoor Air Quality book to include a short list of consultants competent in indoor air quality-related issues. I'm Dan Schilling, an expert in indoor environments. For over 30 years, I've been investigating homes and teaching clients how to prevent health issues related to indoor air quality, save money, and protect their property value.

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It discusses how to: evaluate mechanical system performance; determine actual building ventilation rates; determine pathways of air movements through buildings; assess contaminants present in buildings; and evaluate/intake geometries to minimize contamination of air intake.4/5.

Ian Cull is the president of Indoor Sciences and has worked in the indoor air quality and building science fields since Previously, he served as vice president of the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) from and served as a director from Indoor Air Quality: Solutions and Strategies [Hays, Steve M., Gobbell, Ronald V., Ganick, Nicholas R.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Designing healthy homes that meet the latest codes and standards is easier than you think. Our indoor air quality solutions assure families are living in a healthy, clean environment. Ventilation is an important means of achieving good indoor air quality in buildings, as it removes or dilutes pollution and moisture.

As newer buildings have become more airtight and well insulated, there is an increased focus on the ventilation system, either natural or mechanical, to ensure good indoor air quality.

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.

Aug Febru Six Steps to Healthy Indoor Air by author and indoor air quality expert Dan Schilling. Research into air quality has been linking many short-term and long-term health problems. This is an area where the real value of space flight research is clearly visible. Their research and others clearly displays that the following conditions can be caused or exacerbated by poor indoor air quality.

Eye and skin irritations, • Headaches. My Indoor Air Quality. Log In. Yes. Yes. Yes. If there was a safer way to fragrance your home, other than releasing deadly ozone into the air by burning essential oils or candles, would you want to know about it.

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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).

The health impact is thus clearly important (Nilsson. The quality of the environment within buildings is a topic of major importance for public health.

Indoor Air provides a location for reporting original research results in. Developing indoor air quality guidelines 2 Setting indoor air quality guidelines 4 Preparation of the guidelines 7 Combined exposures 9 Use of the indoor air quality guidelines in protecting public health 11 References 13 1.

Benzene 15 General description 15 Indoor sources 15 Pathways of exposure 17 Indoor concentrations 18File Size: 2MB. The WHO guidelines for indoor air quality, developed under the coordination of WHO/Europe, address three groups of issues that are most relevant for public health: biological indoor air pollutants (dampness and mould) pollutant-specific guidelines (chemical pollution) pollutants from indoor combustion of fuels.

Indoor Air Quality and HVAC Systems is a practical guide for understanding the relationship between the design, installation, operation, and maintenance of HVAC systems and achieving indoor air quality (IAQ).

The book describes the individual components of HVAC systems and the role each plays in maintaining good indoor air by: The book is written in an easy to understand text with as much focus on motivating as educating.

The book will appeal to home and building owners, local authorities,transdisciplinary practitioners (such as facility managers, health and safety advisors) and IAQ technicians regarding the management of indoor air quality.5/5(1). Indoor air quality. [John L Berggren] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: John L Berggren. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes. Indoor Air Quality in Healthcare Facilities imparts up-to-date expertise to a variety of professional readers, including hospitals' technical and management departments, healthcare facilities' chief medical officers, hospital planners, sport and thermal building designers, public health departments, and students of universities and schools of.

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.

The Indoor Air Quality Handbook has been developed to foster a greater understanding of the IAQ Verification Methods that are contained within the National Construction Code (NCC) Volumes One and Two, i.e. Verification Methods FV and FV of NCCFile Size: 1MB. In certain cases where indoor air contains high concentrations of PAHs, however, air could be a major contributing source.

This could be the case if a person spent the day in an ETS environment (4–62 ng/day) or in microenvironments fitted with non-airtight stoves (30– ng/day) 7 or cooked food in the Chinese style (91– ng/day). 8Cited by: THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO INDOOR AIR QUALITY AVAILABLEThis handbook brings you solutions to virtually any problem in the field.

Leading U.S. and international experts help you to create and maintain safe and healthy environments in structures from hospitals to residences, and handle a range of questions from health and comfort effects and physiologic. Indoor Air Quality: The Latest Sampling and Analytical Methods, Third Edition is a practical, user-friendly guide to the identification and assessment of the indoor air contaminants that contribute to building-related illness in commercial buildings, institutions, and residences.

It covers the basic concepts of indoor air quality assessment, including its historic by: 2. This book presents WHO guidelines for the protection of public health from risks due to a number of chemicals commonly present in indoor air. The substances considered in this review, i.e.

benzene, carbon monoxide, formaldehyde, naphthalene, nitrogen dioxide, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (especially benzo[a]pyrene), radon, trichloroethylene and tetrachloroethylene. We take indoor air quality as seriously as we take your business.

In order to better serve you, we first work with you to understand your needs and indoor air quality goals. We then provide you with a two week early assessment of your indoor air to understand: how your building is living; what improvements are needed; and what air quality goals.

Indoor air quality and human health. [Isaac Turiel] Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: contaminants -- radon -- particulates -- combustion products -- involuntary smoking -- energy-efficient buildings and indoor air quality -- control of indoor air pollutants -- indoor air quality problems in office buildings.

Environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) as a harmful influence on the health of nonsmokers has been a controversial topic since the early s. The International Conference on Indoor Air Quality held in Tokyo examined in great detail the relationship between passive smoking and lung cancer as revealed.

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Further, poor air quality not only has an effect on work performance ─ doubling the outdoor air supply rate in offices has also been estimated to reduce the prevalence of sick-leave by roughly 10 percent.

4 Adequate ventilation and the avoidance of pollution sources that diminish indoor air quality are therefore essential for optimal work Author: Pawel Wargocki.

Indoor Air Quality Handbook Indoor Air Quality Handbook 1 Introduction Concern about indoor air quality (IAQ) and the study of air quality issues is a fairly recent phenomenon.

Some of the earliest documented studies occurred in Scandinavia in the mids and were focused primarily on thermal comfort issues. Indoor air quality systems can help you rely on your air conditioner or heater less, fortify your systems, and even reduce your respiratory problems or your susceptibility to the common cold.

Indoor air quality means a lot. It’s not just one of those "icing on the cake" steps to your home comfort—it’s absolutely on: Capital Blvd, SuiteRaleigh,NC. Thermal Comfort: Designing for People 5 buildings and equipment, we were left with less dehumidification. This is problematic from an indoor air quality standpoint as increased moisture can cause mold or mildew to grow inside the building, which is a health hazard for occupants and detrimental to the life of build-ing materials.

What you can do to improve your indoor air quality. Thinking about improving your indoor air quality in the abstract is all well and good, but it helps when you have a chart like the one above. Here's my short list of recommendations: 1.

PMBook an indoor air quality test through my team at Mike Holmes Inspections. If you feel any of the symptoms listed above frequently without any explanation, an indoor air quality test may be able to shed some light on why you’re not feeling too good in your own home.

When it comes to radon – this is a gas you can’t see, smell, or taste.Pollutants generated indoors can lead to a variety of symptoms and health conditions.

Volatile organic compounds (VOCs), combustion byproducts and airborne particulate matter are known to trigger nausea, headaches, asthma, respiratory irritation and ambient outdoor air is often better quality, natural ventilation methods, operable doors and windows, and general .