Finding solutions to indoor air quality problems is often a complex, multifaceted endeavor. This practical desk reference serve as a guide and information resource – both on treating existing indoor air problems effectively – and on preventing costly IAQ problems from occurring in the first place. A single discipline approach unfortunately tends to narrow both the control and the treatments options. This book cuts across professions to offer those concerned with the total facility a broader, more comprehensive approach to managing indoor air quality and mitigating indoor air quality problems. The fifth edition is extensively updated and edited in response to the rapid pace of changes and advances in the IAQ industry.
Table of Contents
Indoor Air Quality: An Overview – Where Are We?
Indoor Air Quality in Retrospect: How Did We Get Here?
Classifying Indoor Air Problems: What Kind & How Big a Problem Do We Have?
Investigating Indoor Air Quality Problems: How to find Out What Went Wrong
Controlling Indoor Air Problems: How to Keep the Building Working Well
The Thermal Environment: An Internal Habitat
HVAC: The Heart of the System
Filtration: Understanding an Underutilized Asset
Building Security & Safety: Readying Your Building for "Extraordinary" Environmental Stress
Operations & Maintenance: An Ounce of Prevention
Management Procedures: The Soft Side of IAQ Success
What "They" Say: from Whence Does My Help Cometh?