Indoor Air Pollution Books

  • The Science of Air: Concepts and Applications, Second Edition

    This one-of-a-kind, completely revised volume presents the latest research on global climate change, air pollution, radon, indoor air quality, acid rain, and more. The second edition of a bestseller, this work explores common themes of air resource utilization and air protection with a section on air pollution and remediation. It contains ...

  • 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 ...

  • Indoor Air Quality Engineering

    Engineers are increasingly faced with indoor air quality issues, particularly in the design of ventilation and filtration systems and airborne contaminant removal. Because this specialty has only recently gained momentum, resources have been limited to scattered research papers on this topic, until ...

  • Indoor Air Quality Engineering: Environmental Health and Control of Indoor Pollutants

    Written by experts, Indoor Air Quality Engineering offers practical strategies to construct, test, modify, and renovate industrial structures and processes to minimize and inhibit contaminant formation, distribution, and accumulation. The authors analyze the chemical and physical phenomena affecting contaminant generation to optimize system ...

  • 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 ...

  • The Chemistry of Environmental Tobacco Smoke: Composition and Measurement, Second Edition

    Written by experts in the field, The Chemistry of Environmental Tobacco Smoke: Composition and Measurement, Second Edition compiles data on the properties of Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) and on concentrations of its constituents in indoor air. The authors focus on common natural indoor environments and environments associated with chronic ...

  • Modeling of Indoor Air Quality and Exposure

    Provides you with both the underlying theory and examples of practical applications of models. 20 peer-reviewed papers discuss: • interactions between sources and sinks of indoor air pollution• problem areas related to model validation and their solutions• application of models to evaluate ventilation performance and indoor air ...

  • Building Air Change Rate and Infiltration Measurements

    Extensive discussions on air infiltration measurements, standards, and the significance of air change rates on such factors as HVAC energy consumption, building design and codes, and indoor air ...

  • Health Effects of Ambient Air Pollution

    Health Effects of Ambient Air Pollution provides the reader with an overview of the health effects of air pollution in human subjects. The majority of the book is devoted to the discussion of the health effects of common widespread air pollutants regulated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency through national ambient air quality ...

  • Indoor Air Report: Breathe Easy (Video)

    Indoor air quality has become an increasingly stormy health issue, but if you know with the facts, you need not be blown away. OSHA estimates that approximately 21 million employees are exposed to IAQ problems. Sniff out the the facts of the issue and help your employees understand the factors that affect air quality -- and more importantly -- how ...

  • Indoor Air Quality Health and Safety Guide

    This guide will help employees recognize symptoms and potential causes of poor indoor air quality; recommend preventive action; and select furnishings and equipment to prevent air contaminant build-up. Intended to be used by those who work in airtight buildings and offices, it is a handy companion for employees, supervisors, managers, occupational ...

  • Indoor Air Pollution

    Indoor Air Pollution has become a major topic in environmental research and health. Most people spend more than 80% of their time in buildings and are exposed to a broad range of pollutants from indoor sources such as building materials, furniture, carpets and textiles, heating and cooking, household and consumer products, etc. The volume provides ...

  • Synthetic Musk Fragrances in the Environment

    Over the last decade, synthetic musk fragrances, which after use enter the environment by different pathways, have been described as a new group of bioaccumulative and persistent xenobiotics. This book gives the first comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the environmental pollution caused by several different synthetic musks. Written by a wide ...

  • Air Quality Modeling, Vol. II

    Volume II: Theories, Methodologies, Computational Techniques, and Available Databases & Software: This is the second volume of a new book series from A&WMA and the EnviroComp Institute focusing on the evolving field of air quality modeling. This volume takes an in-depth look at some advanced topics of air pollution modeling, such as ...

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