Indoor Air Quality

Title Abstract Publication Date
CO2 Monitoring Advances Air Quality and Energy Efficiency. Discusses the benefits of carbon dioxide monitoring to indoor air quality, assessing occupancy for demand control ventilation, and earning LEED credits. Advice on installation, calibration, and... 07/31/2009
Comparison of Airborne Microbial Levels in School Kitchen Facilities And Other Schools Areas. Reports on a comparison of airborne microbial conditions of the kitchens, dining halls, and main study areas in six moisture damaged subject schools and two non-damaged control schools. The average... 12/31/2001
Comparison of Indoor Air Quality Management Strategies Between the School and District Levels in New York State Good school indoor air quality (IAQ) can affect the health and functioning of school occupants. Thus, it is important to assess the degree to which schools and districts employ strategies to ensure... 02/29/2012
Comparison of the Perceived Indoor Climate and Symptoms Reported by Students and Personnel in 16 Senior High Schools in Sweden. Reports on a study where 1,023 personnel and 8,853 students from 16 senior high schools answered the same questions about the perceived indoor climate and sick building syndrome symptoms. Both... 12/31/2001
Considerations to Prevent Growth and Spread of Legionella in HVAC Systems. Discusses the threat posed by the Legionnaire's Disease bacterium and the germ's ability to thrive in HVAC systems, especially in standing water. Describes ways to minimize disease risk... 03/31/1998
Contaminant Control. Reviews sources of indoor air pollution in schools, with particular attention to the increased impact of contaminants on children's bodies. Techniques for source control of contaminants and... 03/31/2006
Continuous IAQ Monitoring. Describes results of continuous, unobtrusive monitoring of air quality at 20-second intervals in 85 rooms of eight schools in Minnesota. A variety of transient environmental events that would... 04/30/2005
Continuous Measurements of Air Quality Parameters in Schools Results are presented from the continuous monitoring of air quality parameters in 85 classrooms and other spaces located in eight schools in Minnesota, US, during the 2003–04 school year.... 08/31/2006
Controlled Breathing. Discusses carbon dioxide-based ventilation control to improve school indoor air quality. Evidence of improved attendance and student performance in lower carbon dioxide environments is presented, as... 07/31/2008
Correlating Health Effect with Indoor Air Quality in Kindergartens In 24 kindergartens the relation between the presence of readily visible, man-made mineral-fiber products in the ceilings and the presence/frequency of symptoms or diseases and the correlations... 12/31/1986
Correlating Indoor Air to Student Academic Performance. Briefly reviews studies indicating links between classroom ventilation and student performance, and offers five easy steps to take for improved air quality. 12/31/2007
Correlation between the Prevalence of Certain Fungi and Sick Building Syndrome Presents results of a 22-month study in the of 48 schools in which there had been concerns about health and indoor air quality. Building indoor air and surface samples, as well as outdoor air samples... 08/31/1998
Create a Healthy Indoor Environment. Describes the role facility managers play on the indoor air quality action team as providing energy-efficient facilities that have quality lighting, comfortable temperatures, and good indoor air... 12/31/2004
Creating Ideal Facilities. Reviews ways that schools can provide effective indoor learning environments by paying attention to the following areas: daylighting, acoustics, space allocation, technology implementation,... 12/31/2001
Creating Safe Learning Zones: The ABC's of Healthy Schools. This primer was prepared by the Healthy Buildings committee of the Child Proofing Our Communities campaign. The campaign aims to connect local efforts across the country, raise awareness of toxic... 07/31/2002
Delaware Biotechnology Institute: Improving IAQ with UVC. Details the benefits of adding ultraviolet-C lights to this institution's HVAC system. These include use of the condensate as clean make-up water, reduction of biocide use, cleaner indoor air,... 03/31/2008
Designing for IAQ in Natatoriums The purpose of this article is to review the literature concerning the effects of disinfectant by-products on indoor swimming pool air quality and to propose practical methods for mitigating their... 03/31/2012
Designing Quality Learning Spaces: Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality. Advises on school building ventilation, discussing types of ventilation, natural and artificial ventilation methods, heat recovery, passive ventilation, indoor air quality, specialized teaching... 12/31/2006
Designing Schools for Higher Performing Students. Describes features of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Indoor Air Quality Tools for Schools program, emphasizing the monitoring of indoor air considerations at every phase of design,... 12/31/2003
Designing Smarter Schools. [Videotape]. This videotape highlights the degree of school-building deterioration in America and the problems this causes for teaching and learning. It also describes the Energy Smart School campaign and details... 03/31/2000
Determination of Selected Pollutants and Measurement of Physical Parameters for the Evaluation of Indoor Air Quality in School Buildings in Athens, Greece The objectives of this paper were to characterise the indoor air quality in 20 naturally ventilated classrooms at 10 different public schools in Athens, to compare the measured concentrations with... 12/31/2000
Diagnosing IAQ Problems in Indoor Pools. Offers extensive advice on assessing the interface between the building, airflow, mechanical systems, and pool water chemistry in indoor swimming pools. Typical miscalculations due to high humidity... 04/30/2006
Diagnosing IAQ Threats. Identifies principal threats to indoor air quality (IAQ), methods for detecting these threats, and a plan for correcting them. 05/31/2010
Diagnostic Technology: A Closer Look. Reviews the benefits of portable diagnostic technology for monitoring indoor air quality, and for temperature and power quality monitoring within equipment, systems, and motors. 11/30/2008
Direct and Indirect Costs of Asthma in School-age Children. Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood and is the most common cause of school absenteeism due to chronic conditions. The objective of this study was to estimate direct and... 12/31/2004