Indoor Air Quality Handbook 1st Edition, ISBN-13: 978-0074455494
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- Series: McGrawhill Engineering Handbook
- 1488 pages
- Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional; 1 edition (December 19, 2000)
- Authors: John D. Spengler, John F. McCarthy, Jonathan M. Samet
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0074455494
- ISBN-13: 978-0074455494
THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO INDOOR AIR QUALITY AVAILABLE
This handbook brings you solutions to virtually any problem in the field. Leading U.S. and international experts help you to create and maintain safe and healthy environments in structures from hospitals to residences, and handle a range of questions from health and comfort effects and physiologic thresholds to ventilation measurement and employee programs. For answers on instrumentation, contaminants, codes, and guidelines—for the solutions you need to assess, design, and maintain healthy and productive indoor environments, Indoor Air Quality Handbook is the one source to have.
Assess Indoor Air Quality Complaints-Evaluation Methods-Risk Management and Communication Strategies-Critical Review of Sick Building Investigations -Indoor Concentration Data for Microbiologicals, Chemical Compounds, Particles, and Fibers
Understand Critical Issues-Health and Productivity Costs of Poor IAQ-Filtration, Air Cleaning, and the New ASHRAE Standards
Design Healthy, Comfortable, and Functional Buildings-Application of Models and Advanced Techniques-Commissioning Buildings to Perform as Designed-IAQ in Schools, Hospitals, Sports Facilities, Office Buildings Apartments, and Transportation Vehicles
About the Author
John D. Spengler, Ph. D., is Director of Environmental Science and Engineering at Harvard University. A pioneer in the early efforts to establish indoor air quality as an important area of health concerns in the United States, he has expertise in instrumentation, risk assessment, hazard communication, and exposure assessment. John F. McCarthy, Sc.D., is president of Environmental Health & Engineering, Inc., of Newton, Massachusetts, a company that has investigated air quality in more than 1600 buildings since 1988. Dr. McCarthy is an expert in the assessment of complex pollutant exposures, use of biological markers in assessment, aerosol technology, control of toxic air pollutants, the development of health and safety programs and building commissioning. Jonathan M. Samet, M.D., M.S., is chairman of the Department of Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. A pulmonary physician and epidemiologist, he is an expert on the health effects of pollutants in indoor and outdoor environments and on environmental risk assessment.
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