Sick Building Syndrome: Sources, Health Effects, Mitigation

Sick Building Syndrome: Sources, Health Effects, Mitigation

by M. C. Baechler, D. F. Naugle, M. R. Peterson, R. D. Stenner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815512899

ISBN-13: 9780815512899

Pub. Date: 01/14/1993

Publisher: Elsevier Science

This book summarizes information about indoor air quality and ventilation in both new and existing commercial buildings. The quality of indoor air is dependent on the complex interaction between sources of indoor pollutants, environmental factors within buildings such as temperature and humidity, the removal of air pollutants by air cleaning devices, and the

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Overview

This book summarizes information about indoor air quality and ventilation in both new and existing commercial buildings. The quality of indoor air is dependent on the complex interaction between sources of indoor pollutants, environmental factors within buildings such as temperature and humidity, the removal of air pollutants by air cleaning devices, and the removal and dilution of pollutants from inside air by ventilation. The book addresses specific pollutants in the second section.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815512899
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
01/14/1993
Series:
Pollution Technology Review Series, #205
Pages:
348
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Sources, Mitigation
Introduction
Pollutant Characterization
Ventilation
Mitigation
Energy Conservation Measures and Indoor Air-Quality Implications
References
Part II: Health Effects
Introduction
Indoor Air Quality
Polychlorinated Biphenyls
Chlorofluorocarbons
Implications of Risk Assessment in Indoor Air
References
Part III: Suggested Methods of Analysis for Indoor Air Environmental Carcinogens
Introduction
Radon
Asbestos
Organic Compounds
Inorganic Species
Particles
Nonionizing Radiation
Other Approaches to Assessing Exposure
References

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