Indoor Air Quality presents usable data and information on a range of subjects-from legislation to emission and ventilation rates-in tabular, graphical or schematic forms. Each chapter is thoroughly referenced so that readers can seek original documents as desired.
This single volume collects the expertise of researchers in a range of disciplines, and presents it in a manner that is understandable to all professional working in the area. Readers have the opportunity to learn how chemists, biologists, physicists, engineers, physicians, epidemiologists, environmentalists, toxicologists, and public health scientists are contributing to the study of indoor air quality.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Elements of Indoor Air Quality. Mea-surement Techniques. Health Risk Assessment of Residential Wood Combustion. Phenomenological Aspects: Indoor Air Quality in Typical Residences. Indoor Air Quality in Energy Efficient Resi-dences. Building-Associated Epidemics. Pollutant-Specific As-pects: Formaldehyde. Radon. Health Effects of Ambient Tobacco Smoke. Allergens and Pathogens. Index.