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  • School District Liability for Indoor Air Quality Conditions Report

    School District Liability for Indoor Air Quality Conditions: A Review of Selected Legal Issues. The past several years have seen a notable increase in the number of lawsuits related to indoor air quality (IAQ) problems. A significant number of these cases have involved IAQ conditions in school facilities. This report analyzes legal issues that ...

  • 2002 Report of the Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps Technical Options Committee (RTOC)

    In the last decade, the refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump industry made tremendous technical progress and complied with the Montreal Protocol through phasing out CFCs and in several applications, HCFCs as well. The mobile air conditioning and the demestic refrigeration industries have shifted rapidly from CFC-12 to non-ODS ...

  • Life at Interfaces and Under Extreme Conditions

    Interfaces between media, whether air-water or sediment-water interfaces or organisms themselves, pose considerable problems to marine organisms attempting to live at these boundaries. In the present volume, a number of authors address various aspects of these two topics. Locations under scrutiny range from intertidal areas to the deep sea, ...

  • Symposium in Air Pollution Control

    Six papers discuss the influence of weather conditions on air pollution potential on industrial areas as well as means of ...

  • Managing Indoor Air Quality, Fourth Edition

    A Cross-Profession, Structured Approach for Effectively Treating Indoor Air Problems: More than ever, health, economic, and legal matters associated with Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) seem destined to remain a dominant problem for developers, owners, and managers of commercial and institutional properties. Indoor air problems have definitely made the ...

  • Impact of Air Pollutants on Southern Pine Forests

    This book summarizes a five-year research program on the impact of air pollution on southern commercial forests. Topics covered include: the condition of southern commercial forests, abiotic and biotic stress factors on southern pine forests, growth and physiological effects of regional air pollutants on southern pines, and impacts of atmospheric ...

  • Air Pollution Modeling and Its Application XII

    Integrated Regional Modeling: Modeling of a Saharan Dust Event; G. Cautenet, et al. Temporal and Spatial Scales for Transport and Transformation Processes in the Eastern Mediterranean; G. Kallos, et al. Global and Long-Range Transport: Atmospheric Transport-Chemistry Modeling-Some Ideas for the Future; P. Builtjes. A Model for Airborne ...

  • Air Pollution Modeling and its Application IX

    Model Assessment and Verification, Including Policy Implications: Air Quality Modeling in Complex Terrains; Y. Mahrer. U.K. Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling System; D.J. Carruthers, et al. Air Pollution Modeling in Coastal Areas with Emphasis on the Mediterranean Region: Weather Conditions During Air Pollution Episodes in Athens, Greece; G. ...

  • Air Quality Guidelines: Global Update 2005. Particulate Matter, Ozone, Nitrogen Dioxide and Sulfur Dioxide

    As well as revised guideline values, this book makes a brief yet comprehensive review of the issues affecting the application of the guidelines in risk assessment and policy development. Further, it summarizes information on:  pollution sources and levels in various parts of the world, population exposure and characteristics affecting sensitivity ...

  • Thitsa Engineering Profile

    Thitsa Engineering was established in September, 2003 intending to carry out regular maintenance and to improve the capability any brand of Compact Room Air Conditioners and Mini Splits to Large Scale Central Air Conditioners, Chillers and Air Handling Units for Highly Specialized Commercial and Industrial Air Conditioning System, VRV / VRF ...

  • Alternative Water Supply Systems

    Owing to climate change related uncertainties and anticipated population growth, different parts of the developing and the developed world (particularly urban areas) are experiencing water shortages or flooding and security of fit-for-purpose supplies is becoming a major issue. The emphasis on decentralized alternative water supply systems has ...

  • Practical Guide to Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling

    An essential text for environmental professionals, the Practical Guide explains the use of dispersion modeling to assess the impact of emissions to the atmosphere.The Practical Guide addresses:plume behavior under various atmospheric conditionsconditions that promote the highest concentrations of air pollutantsthe use of meteorological datarefined ...

  • Practical Guide to Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling

    An essential text for environmental professionals, the Practical Guide explains the use of dispersion modeling to assess the impact of emissions to the atmosphere. The Practical Guide addresses:plume behavior under various atmospheric conditionsconditions that promote the highest concentrations of air pollutantsthe use of meteorological ...

  • Reduction, Modification and Valorisation of Sludge

    The adoption of the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive requires sewage sludge to be subsequently treated and the Sewage Sludge Directive regulates the uses and properties of stabilised sludge for being either recycled or disposed. Both directives drive specific actions in two complementary ways. Reduction, Modification and Valorisation of ...

  • Indoor Environmental Quality

    When we think of indoor pollution, we usually think of conditions originating from faulty ventilation systems, second hand smoke, and other air borne pollutants. Taking an in-depth, hard science look at the problems of indoor environmental pollution, Indoor Environmental Quality covers all the major indoor contaminants - inorganic, organic, and ...

  • Impacts of Global Change on Tree Physiology and Forest Ecosystems

    The present publication presents an overview of current knowledge of the effects of air pollution and climate change, at the biophysical, biochemical and physiological level of trees, against the background of climatic conditions and natural stresses. The authors provide an overview of their recent work, providing an entrance to a particular ...

  • Environmental Indicators for North America

    North America's environment - air currents, watersheds, and wildlife and their habitat-is not dissected by political borders. But Canada and the United States often measure environmental conditions and report on them using different indicators.This report examines the environmental indicators used by both nations, suggests a way to develop a set ...

  • ASTM Standards for Environmental Risk Management

    Four key standards for environmental risk management cover the minimum requirements for environmental regulatory compliance audits, including: Terms and procedures for audits practiced in the U.S. Estimating costs and liabilities for environmental mattersDetermining the conditions warranting disclosure and the content of appropriate ...

  • ASTM Standards for Whole Building Functionality and Serviceability: 3rd Edition

    Get 32 of the latest ASTM standards for defining the functional requirements and rating the capabilities of a building or facility.Six sections cover:Demand for and supply of serviceability of an office facilityBuilding floor area measurement for facility managementSeismic risk assessment of buildings, and probable maximum lossSingle family ...

  • Safeguarding the Ozone Layer and the Global Climate System

    Scientific evidence linking chlorofluorocarbons and other ozone-depleting substances to global ozone depletion led to the initial control of chemicals under the 1987 Montreal Protocol. Since then it has been realized that some actions taken to reduce future depletion of the ozone layer could also influence global warming. When the Kyoto Protocol ...

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