Indoor Air Quality

Title Abstract Publication Date
A Blueprint for IAQ. Presents practical solutions to school indoor air quality problems. Areas where school administrators should set IAQ goals and provide resources are listed, and tips for HVAC maintenance and cleaning... 08/31/1999
A Cancer Risk Assessment of Inner-City Teenagers Living in New York City and Los Angeles. Presents the results of a study of forty-six high school students in New York City and and forty-one in Los Angles in 1999 and 2000. The students wore backpacks equipped with air monitors that... 06/14/2006
A Clean Bill of Health. Explores the steps to take to reduce the likelihood that indoor-air-quality (IAQ) problems will develop in educational facilities. The sources and hazards of IAQ when renovating buildings are... 08/31/1998
A Guide to Lowering Test Scores. Lists actions and inactions that will lower indoor air quality and probably reduce test scores. Cites methods of improving air quality through communication, knowledge of equipment, furnishings, and... 12/31/2004
A Guide to Lowering Test Scores. Discusses the adverse impact of poor classroom air quality on student performance and how school officials can eliminate the sources of indoor air pollution. Describes Environmental Protection Agency... 08/31/2002
A Snapshot of What's in the Air. Examines testing methods for air pollutants at schools situated in industrial areas, where the occupants are potentially at risk for health problems. The latent nature of these potential health... 11/30/2008
A Study of Sources of Airborne Pollutants and Poor Hygiene in Schools Poor indoor air quality is a large problem in Swedish schools, since the health of occupants may be affected. Resources are consumed without identification of utility indicators and there is risk of... 04/25/2010
A Summary of Scientific Findings on Adverse Effects of Indoor Environments on Students' Health, Academic Performance and Attendance. Summarizes the current state of scientific knowledge about the adverse impacts of school indoor environments on health and performance. Key gaps in knowledge and critical outstanding research... 03/31/2004
A Survey and Critical Review of the Literature on Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation and Health Symptoms in Schools. IEQ Strategies. This survey and critical review of the literature on indoor air quality, ventilation and health symptoms in schools is a concise guide to the published literature on IAQ in schools, with an emphasis... 12/31/1997
A Well-Grounded Plan. Explains how establishing a cleaning and maintenance program for floors and carpets makes schools safer and more attractive. Offers recommendations for cleaning that help maintain good air quality.... 09/30/2000
Absence Of Classroom Ventilation At A Large Pre-k To 12 School District: Classroom Measurements, Equipment Configuration, Technical Challenges. Classroom ventilation is recognized as a fundamental environmental component associated with the education process and academic performance. This presentation discusses classroom ventilation... 06/07/2011
Acceptable Indoor Air Quality for School Construction Projects. Outlines architectural specification recommendations developed to improve indoor air quality in school buildings, for both new construction and remodeling. The recommendations are organized by CSI... 03/21/2000
Active Humidity Control and Continuous Ventilation for Improved Air Quality in Schools. A research project was undertaken, investigating the impact on school indoor air quality of active humidity control and continuous ventilation, with the objectives of (1) measuring the importance of... 12/31/2000
Addressing Asthma and Indoor Air Quality in Schools. Discusses the increasing incidence of asthma among children and provides examples of how some schools have used the Environmental Protection Agency's Indoor Air Quality Tools for Schools kit to... 04/30/2005
Advanced HVAC Systems for Improving Indoor Environmental Quality and Energy Performance of California K-12 Schools, Displacement Ventilation Design Guide: K-12 Schools. Provides guidance concerning the use and implementation of displacement ventilation (DV) for K-12 schools. It serves architects, engineers, and educators seeking to understand why DV is beneficial,... 05/31/2006
Advanced HVAC Systems for Improving Indoor Environmental Quality and Energy Performance Of California K-12 Schools, Project 2 Final Report: Thermal Displacement Ventilation. Serves as the final project report for Project 2, Thermal Displacement Ventilation (DV) in Schools, under California's PIER IEQ-K12 Program. Key outcomes included the following: 1)Two... 05/31/2006
Advanced HVAC Systems for Improving Indoor Environmental Quality and Energy Performance of California K-12 Schools, Technology Transfer Plan (Revised). This technology transfer plan provides a time-phased tabulation and description of documents to be published and distributed to disseminate the results and to increase the market penetration of the... 01/31/2004
Advanced HVAC Systems for Improving Indoor Environmental Quality and Energy Performance of California K-12 Schools: Applications Guide for Off-the-Shelf Equipment for Displacement Ventilation Use. Provides background information on the potential energy use, indoor air quality and acoustic benefits of displaced ventilation as well as field experience with DV in schools and commercial buildings... 04/30/2006
Advanced HVAC Systems for Improving Indoor Environmental Quality and Energy Performance Of California K-12 Schools: Draft / Final Research Report. Covers HVAC design considerations for displacement ventilation systems, drawn from completed research of the project, a computational flow dynamics analysis, and the results of the first... 05/31/2006
Advanced HVAC Systems for Improving Indoor Environmental Quality and Energy Performance Of California K-12 Schools: Final Classroom Documentation Report. Documents the performance monitoring results of a displacement ventilation demonstration project at Kinoshita Elementary in San Juan Capistrano, California. The report also documents the processes of... 05/31/2006
Advanced HVAC Systems for Improving Indoor Environmental Quality and Energy Performance Of California K-12 Schools: Final Memo on the Alternative Technology and Literature Review. Presents the research plan to quantify the impact of UVC Light on coil disinfection and indoor air quality of California K-12 Schools, including a technology assessment, literature review, and study... 12/31/2004
Advanced HVAC Systems for Improving Indoor Environmental Quality and Energy Performance Of California K-12 Schools:Combined Document for Product Engineering Efforts Report, Research Summary Report, and Production Readiness Plan. Documents the development of a unit that can tightly control supply air temperature in a classroom thermal displacement ventilation (TDV) cooling system, in response to varying load and outdoor... 05/31/2006
Advanced HVAC Systems for Improving Indoor Environmental Quality and Energy Performance Of California K-12 Schools:Project 3 Final Report: UVC Technology. Summarizes a study quantifying the impact of ultraviolet irradiation in the C band (UVC) on evaporator coil disinfection of California K-12 Schools, with the goal to determine if UVC is effective in... 04/30/2006
Advisory on Relocatable and Renovated Classrooms. IAQ Info Sheet. Many California school districts, in complying with the Class Size Reduction Program, will obtain relocatable classrooms directly from manufacturers who are under no specific guidelines or codes... 11/30/1998
Air Awareness. Discusses proper HVAC for relocatable classrooms. 01/31/2004

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