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Ensuring good indoor air quality in buildings

Description

This free BRE Trust publication summarises the issues that building ownersdesigners and facilities managers face when seeking to provide good indoor air quality. It gives an overview of the sources and types of pollutants likely to affect different indoor environments in urban areas, and summarises current regulationsstandards and guidance in the UK. It also includes short case studies to illustrate strategies for improving indoor air quality.

Summary:

  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. AIR POLLUTANTS AND THEIR SOURCES
  3. IMPACT OF POOR IAQ ON HEALTH, WELLBEING AND PRODUCTIVITY
  4. INDOOR AIR QUALITY STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES
  5. MITIGATING AIR POLLUTANTS IN THE INDOOR ENVIRONMENT
  6. CASE STUDIES
  7. APPENDIX
  8. REFERENCES
  9. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Characteristics:

Date: March 2019

Author: Vina Kukadia and Stuart Upton

Editor: Be Trust (Be Group)

Geographical area: UK

Type of publication : Information paper

Language : EN

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