For the building owner, administrator or facilities manager who must deal with the realities of today's indoor environmental concerns, this outstanding, fully updated reference will serve as a practical, hands-on guide. You'll find readily applicable air quality control measures and preventative strategies that can head off the "headaches" - both economic and legal - that can grow out of an air quality problem. You'll also learn the critical aspects of complete response and step-by-step investigation tactics and tools. Specific symptoms of building-associated illnesses are detailed, along with practical guidelines for identifying and controlling the associated pollutant or source of the problem. The revised second edition provides you with the results of a decade of new indoor air quality research and experience, as well as updated references and contacts, an update on standards, a new chapter on filtration, the latest research results on causes of indoor air quality problems, and innovative new investigation strategies.
6 x 9, 334 pp., Illus., Softcover
ORDER CODE: 0427
1 – Indoor Air Quality: An Overview – Where Are We?
2 – Indoor Air Quality in Retrospect: How Did We Get There?
3 – Classifying Indoor Air Quality Problems
4 – Investigating Indoor Air Quality Problems: How to Find Out What Went Wrong
5 – Controlling Indoor Air Quality Problems: How to Keep the Building Working Well
6 – The Thermal Environment: An Internal Habitat
7 – HVAC: The Heart of IAQ
8 – Filtration: The Underutilized IAQ Asset
9 – Operations and Maintenance: An Ounce of Prevention
10 – Management Procedures: The Soft Side of IAQ Success
11 – What "They" Say
Appendices: Glossary of Acronyms & Abbreviations; Glossary of Terms; Selected Resources & References; Investigation Forms; Guidance Checklists