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Document ID (ISN)62189
CIS number 94-1022
ISBN(s) 92-826-4279-8
Year 1992
Convention or series no. EUR 14029 EN
Author(s) Leinster P., Mitchell E.
Commission of the European Communities
Title A review of indoor air quality and its impact on the health and well-being of office workers
Bibliographic information Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 2985 Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, 1992. ix, 109p. Bibl.ref. Price: ECU 12.00.
Abstract A review of the literature concerning problems related to indoor air quality and other factors which affect the indoor environment in offices is presented. Topics covered: symptoms associated with problem buildings; psychological aspects; perceptions and sensory effects; common features of buildings with problems; scale of the problem; costs; evaluation criteria; building investigation protocols; airborne contaminants; physical factors; other considerations (odour, lighting, noise and vibration; ions, electrostatic charge); building design and services; activities within the European Communities and the USA.
Descriptors (primary) European Communities; microclimate; atmospheric pollution; offices
Descriptors (secondary) humidity; literature survey; airborne dust; USA; radon; microorganisms; psychological effects; sick building syndrome; limitation of exposure; economic aspects; ventilation; pollution control; gases
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceEuropean Union
Subject(s) Environmental pollution
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Air pollution
Office work
Environmental pollution
Sick building syndrome