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Sick Buildings : Definition, Diagnosis and Mitigation - Thad Godish

Sick Buildings

Definition, Diagnosis and Mitigation

Hardcover Published: 1st January 1995
ISBN: 9780873713467
Number Of Pages: 416

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This book is a comprehensive examination of the phenomenon of poor indoor air quality (IAQ) characterized as sick or problem buildings. Significant emphasis is given to defining the nature of the problem, the various potential causal and risk factors, problem building diagnostic protocols and contaminant measurements, and the mitigation of IAQ problems, including case histories. The book features a discussion on the potential causal factors studied extensively in Europe and recognized in North America as well.

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"An excellent survey...Recommended." -CHOICE, Vol. 33, No. 7, March 1996

Defining the Issuesp. 1
People-Related Risk Factorsp. 29
Environmental Conditions/Environmental Systemsp. 53
Office Materials, Equipment, and Furnishingsp. 93
Gas/Vapor- and Particulate-Phase Contaminantsp. 139
Contaminants of Biological Originp. 171
Diagnosing Problem Buildingsp. 205
Measurement of Indoor Air Contaminantsp. 273
Source Controlp. 307
Contaminant Controlp. 347
Indexp. 389
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ISBN: 9780873713467
ISBN-10: 087371346X
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 1st January 1995
Publisher: CRC PR INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.59 x 15.09  x 2.74
Weight (kg): 0.72
Edition Number: 1