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Managing Indoor Air Quality, Fifth Edition

5th Edition

By H.E. Burroughs, Shirley J. Hansen

Fairmont Press

350 pages

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Hardback: 9781439870143
pub: 2011-04-25
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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?

Appendices, Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Facility Management
LAW / Environmental
NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
SCIENCE / Energy
SCIENCE / Environmental Science