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Indoor Air and Environment Quality

Indoor Air and Environment Quality - 01 edition

ISBN13: 978-1566704021

Cover of Indoor Air and Environment Quality 01 (ISBN 978-1566704021)
ISBN13: 978-1566704021
ISBN10: 1566704022
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 01
Publisher: Lewis Publishers, Inc.
Published: 2001
International: No

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Indoor Air and Environment Quality - 01 edition

ISBN13: 978-1566704021

Thaddeus Godish

ISBN13: 978-1566704021
ISBN10: 1566704022
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 01
Publisher: Lewis Publishers, Inc.

Published: 2001
International: No
Summary

When we think of indoor pollution, we usually think of conditions originating from faulty ventilation systems, second hand smoke, and other air borne pollutants. Taking an in-depth, hard science look at the problems of indoor environmental pollution, Indoor Air and Environment Quality covers all the major indoor contaminants - inorganic, organic, and biological. Renowned author Thad Godish expands the scope of "indoor air quality" issues to include the entire indoor environment, both in the workplace and the home. He covers: ohand-to-mouth transfer of lead, pesticides and asbestosodermal exposures from pesticide-contaminated dustocontact with office materials such as carbon paper and other printed papersoNaturally occurring and man-made contaminants such as radon and asbestos Godish discusses specific techniques including ventilation and air cleaning that can aid you in the clean-up of indoor air problems. He presents the major issues and concepts, and provides supporting facts in a highly readable style. An excellent, comprehensive, clear introduction to the issues associated with the quality of the indoor environment, Indoor Air and Environment Quality gives you the how-tos for controlling contaminants at the source. Its readability makes it ideal for anyone who needs information about specific indoor air problems, and how to diagnose and mitigate them.

Table of Contents

Indoor Environments
Inorganic Contaminants: Asbestos/Radon/Lead
Combustion-Generated Contaminants
Organic Contaminants
Biological Contaminants - Illness Syndromes; Bacteria; Viruses; and Exposures to Insect, Mite, and Animal Allergens
Biological Contaminants: Mold
Problem Buildings
Investigating Indoor Environment Problems
Measurement of Indoor Contaminants
Source Control
Ventilation
Air Cleaning
Regulatory and Non-Regulatory Initiatives

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