Indoor Air Quality: A Guide for Facility Managers / Edition 2

Indoor Air Quality: A Guide for Facility Managers / Edition 2

by Ed Bas, Bas Bas
     
 

Written in easy-to-understand, non-technical terms, this book can be both a ready reference and a training guide. Covering each type of indoor air hazard, the author explains the basics of proper ventilation and the relationship of the HVAC system to indoor air quality. He examines fundamental procedures for maintaining good air quality, including filtration,

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Written in easy-to-understand, non-technical terms, this book can be both a ready reference and a training guide. Covering each type of indoor air hazard, the author explains the basics of proper ventilation and the relationship of the HVAC system to indoor air quality. He examines fundamental procedures for maintaining good air quality, including filtration, control of humidity and moisture, and duct cleaning. A full chapter is devoted to recent developments and procedures for controlling toxic mold. Case studies, an HVAC glossary, and several helpful directories are also included. The guide provides a comprehensive account of indoor air quality hazards, their sources, and appropriate solutions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824740092
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Pages:
383
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Ch. 1Introduction to sick buildings1
Ch. 2IAQ hazards to human health & productivity29
Ch. 3HVAC basics & indoor air quality67
Ch. 4Improving ventilation83
Ch. 5Improving filtration : recycling air127
Ch. 6Controlling humidity & moisture151
Ch. 7The value of duct cleaning181
Ch. 8Putting it all together : the IAQ program205
Ch. 9Mold : potential threats sprout in a watery world233
App.ITrade associations, organizations and publications295
App.IIIAQ, HVAC and energy terms and definitions303
App.IIIManufactures, suppliers and service providers319
App.IVIAQ forms for practitioners and facilities managers337
Index381

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