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Building air quality. A guide for building owners and facility managers.

Authors
EPA; NIOSH
Source
Washington, DC: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Air and Radiation, Office of Atmospheric and Indoor Air Programs, Indoor Air Division, EPA/400/1-91/033, & Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 91-114, 1991 Dec; :1-229
NIOSHTIC No.
00204381
Abstract
This guide was intended to help those individuals responsible for air quality control in buildings to prevent indoor air quality problems from developing and resolving such problems quickly should they develop. Background information and guidance on dealing with indoor air quality problems were provided. Specific topics included: factors which affect indoor air quality; sources of indoor air contaminants; heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems; the role of building occupants; effective communication between managers and others involved; developing an indoor air quality (IAQ) profile; managing a building for good IAQ; diagnosing IAQ problems; mitigating IAQ problems, hiring professional assistance to solve an IAQ problem; common IAQ measurements; HVAC systems and IAQ; moisture with resultant mold and mildew conditions; asbestos (1332214); radon (10043922); and resources through which additional information can be obtained. Indoor air quality forms were included which can be modified to meet individual needs.
Keywords
Air-quality-control; Air-quality-monitoring; Indoor-air-pollution; Air-sampling; Worker-health; Closed-building-syndrome; Ventilation-systems; Air-conditioning; Air-contamination; Indoor-environmental-quality
CAS No.
1332-21-4; 10043-92-2
Publication Date
19911201
Document Type
Numbered Publication
Fiscal Year
1992
NTIS Accession No.
PB92-145374
NTIS Price
A12
ISBN No.
0160359198
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 91-114; EPA/400/1-91/033
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS
Source Name
Building air quality. A guide for building owners and facility managers
State
DC; OH
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