Mold

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Is Mold the New Asbestos? Mold and indoor air quality (IAQ) are matters of major concern to school leaders and architects. Schools that evaluate their facilities systems after finding serious mold infestations usually... 09/30/2003
Keep Moisture out of Your Builidngs. Discusses nineteen steps during building construction that should be taken to prevent moisture from entering a building. 02/28/2009
Lessons in Curing Mold Problems. Describes the remediaton of significant recurring Summer mold outbreaks in a coastal Texas school system. Repairs and upgrades to the HVAC systems are detailed, but these were rendered less effective... 04/30/2005
Links to Web Sites About Mold Growth in Buildings The Texas Department of Health has compiled this list of links to mold information published by government agencies, universities, private organizations, and assocations.
Microfungal Contamination of Damp Buildings--Examples of Risk Constructions and Risk Materials. To elucidate problems with microfungal infestation in indoor environments, a multidisciplinary collaborative pilot study was performed on 72 mold-infected building materials from 23 buildings. Water... 05/31/1999
Moisture Control Handbook: Principles and Practices for Residential and Small Commercial Buildings. This reference applies moisture control and treatment techniques in a problem/solution format. Opening with an introductory explanation of the nature and causes of mold, mildew, and condensation, the... 12/31/1995
Mold Information compiled by the Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch of the National Center for Environmental Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Includes information on...
Mold The staff of California's Environmental Health Investigations Branch has prepared review documents summarizing currently available knowledge about the occurrence of molds and their possible...
Mold & the Coatings Connection A closer look at the role of paints in mold prevention reveals challenges and opportunities for managers. This discusses setting a mold-remediation strategy, protecting surfaces with paints and... 10/31/2004
Mold Allergy. Information on mold allergies, in a question and answer format, compiled by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease.
Mold and Children's Health. Mold can seriously affect the health of children with asthma or allergies. Indoor air problems related to mold can be difficult to identify, but when several students who spend time in the same... 02/28/1998
Mold and Fear Seep into a Department. Describes how professors at the University of Maryland at College Park, Maryland, say that mold growing in their offices is not only destructive to morale but detrimental to their health. 05/31/2001
Mold and Moisture. This is a chapter from the coordinator's guide that is part of the Indoor Air Quality Tools for Schools kit developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The chapter introduces and... 12/31/2000
Mold and Moisture: Double Trouble for Schools [Webinar] Explores cost-effective solutions to prevent and control mold and moisture, and provides technical information about remediating mold or moisture intrusion 07/19/2011
Mold and Moisture: Double Trouble for Schools. [Webinar] Presenters review the most common sources of mold and moisture in schools, discuss practical and cost-effective solutions to prevent and control mold and moisture, and provide in-depth technical... 07/19/2011
Mold and Schools Over 60 news articles from 2002-2005 from across the country about the issue of mold in schools, compiled by the website Mold-Help.org.
Mold and Schools. Provides information on molds and their relation to indoor air quality and health, then offers tips on controlling moisture in school buildings, and therefore mold growth. 12/31/2002
Mold Charlatans. Offers a primer on toxic mold and its removal, warning against ignorant or unethical mold remediation companies and offering five considerations (checking references, considering the big picture,... 05/31/2002
Mold Fears. A case study of Lower Pottsgrove Elementary School in Pennsylvania illustrates a national debate about how to confront the perceived health hazards of mold in schools. An accompanying story,... 11/18/2003
Mold Fix Puts Expensive End To School District Legal Battle. A long legal struggle between contractors and a school district near Fresno, Calif., has come to a costly end as an extensive mold abatement project begins at a 10-year-old high school complex. The... 07/06/2003
Mold in K-12 Schools Facilities maintenance in combination with a robust oversight of an agenda of scheduled maintenance and inspections might be the best way to be proactive and prevent problems before they become... 09/30/2011
Mold in My School: What Do I Do? This monograph provides a succinct look at the most important indoor mold-related health concerns, and it discusses how school districts can keep school facilities mold free. The mold issues examined... 02/28/2002
Mold in Schools: a Health Alert. This article details several case studies of schools with mold problems in South Carolina, Texas, and California. A sidebar summarizes the telltale signs of mold in school buildigs. Included is a... 07/31/2000
Mold May Not Be a Severe Health Menace, but It Is Still a Complex Problem. Cites medical and legal information on mold in the built environment, explaining its biological functions, how it grows more easily in modern building conditions and materials, how it can be... 08/31/2004
Mold Menace Forces School Evacuation. This paper describes IAQ investigations in a midwestern elementary school, which was closed for almost five months while remedial actions were taken.After a malfunction of the boiler system in... 12/31/1997

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