January 8, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 388 Pages - 84 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138306615 - CAT# K35776
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This is a practical, user-friendly guide to the identification and assessment of indoor air contaminants that contribute to building related illness in commercial buildings, institutions, and residences. The third edition covers basic concepts and details various approaches and up-to-date analytical methods, and it addresses some of the more recent, as well as less common, concerns on air pollutants. All chapters will be updated and also includes one completely new chapter on Inhalable Airborne Particles. All updates adhere to the latest National Ambient Air Quality Standards and other active standards.
Historic Overview. Investigation Plan. The Hypothesis. Pollen and Spore Allergens. Viable Microbial Allergens. Pathogenic Microbes. Toxigenic Microbes. Volatile Organic Compounds. Mold Volatile. Organic Compounds and Mold Detection. Carbon Dioxide. Carbon Monoxide. Formaldehyde. Product Emissions. Inhalable Airborne Particles. Forensics of Dust: All Particle Sizes. Animal Allergenic Dust: All Particle Sizes. HVAC Systems. Sewage Systems and Sewer Gases. Tainted Chinese Drywall. Green Buildings.