Indoor environmental quality (IEQ) is influenced by building design; heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning systems; and construction materials, as well as by building operations, maintenance, and housekeeping procedures. Increasing evidence suggests that adverse health outcomes in employees, students, hospital patients, and others are linked to the presence of indoor pollutants and other aspects of poor-quality indoor environments. Implementing Health-Protective Features and Practices in Buildings explores this issue and discusses ongoing research and possible strategies for implementing changes in standards and practices for indoor environmental quality.This could take several forms: brochures, guidelines, checklists, workshops, symposia, or an Internet-based ... a(1) a failure to perform routine preventive maintenance on HVAC systems; (2) inappropriate balancing and reassessment of HVACanbsp;...
|Title||:||Implementing Health-Protective Features and Practices in Buildings:|
|Author||:||Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment, Federal Facilities Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 2005-02-15|