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Document ID (ISN)78272
CIS number 02-344
ISBN(s) 84-7425-597-X
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Bartual Sánchez J., Bereguer Subils M.J., Bernal Domínguez F., Freixa Blanxart A., Guardino Solá X., Hernández Calleja A., Martí Solé M.C., Rosell Farrás M.G.
Title Quality of indoor air
Original title Calidad de aire interior [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2001. vi, 200p. Illus. 43 ref.
Abstract Persons living in industrialized countries spend 60 to 80% of their time in enclosed areas. Consequently, the questions of quality of indoor air and associated health problems are becoming more and more important. This document presents the state of current knowledge in this area. Contents: general concepts (thermal comfort, air quality criteria, contamination sources); odours; chemical contaminants; radon; cigarette smoke and passive smoking; biological contaminants; ventilation of premises; example of analysis of an indoor air quality problem.
Descriptors (primary) Spain; harmful substances; health hazards; sick building syndrome; premises and workplaces
Descriptors (secondary) airborne dust; radon; acarids; smoking; passive smoking; allergies; glossary; volatile substances; ventilation systems; air conditioning; odour control; biological hazards; determination in air; infectious diseases
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Sick building syndrome
Passive smoking
Radon