Air pollution and health in Sri Lanka: a review of epidemiologic studies
- Making Sense Of Filter Selection. Siegel, James J. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;5/10/2004, Vol. 222 Issue 2, p20
Focuses on the estimate of the United Nations World Health Organization on the percentage of buildings worldwide which suffer from sick building syndrome. Presentation of statistics on indoor air quality; Role of filters in the protection of the components of ventialtion equipment; Proposal for...
- The Sick Building Syndrome: Where is the Epidemiologic Basis? Kreiss, Kathleen // American Journal of Public Health;Oct90, Vol. 80 Issue 10, p1172
Indoor air quality complaints from office workers first came to the attention of public health authorities at county, state and federal levels approximately 15 years ago. Investigations of office environments associated with widespread reports of headache, fatigue and mucous membrane complaints...
- IAQ's economic and productivity issues. Spicer, Christopher // Engineered Systems;Mar1997, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p34
Reports on the possibility of productivity and economic implications in the operation of a building when occupants experience various types of hard to identify Sick Building Syndrome (SBS). Reason why maintaining acceptable indoor air quality (IAQ) for critical electronic equipment is a...
- Inside air pollution causes sick building syndrome. // Caribbean Business;3/27/1997, Vol. 25 Issue 12, pS5
Discusses the illnesses suffered by employees from air pollution. Tight structures of buildings; Development of allergies in workers; Emergence of air pollution consultants; Common sicknesses and symptoms felt by employees; Services provided by pollution consultants; Aspects of cleaning office air.
- A cure for sick buildings? Johnson, Dan // Futurist;Jun/Jul98, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p12
Focuses on the environmental tests conducted on the air-cleaning system called breathing wall, by Canadian researchers and business persons, in search of a cure for sick buildings syndrome. Information on the breathing wall at Canada Life Assurance Company; Comments from Wolfgang Amelung,...
- Is your building sick? Matilainen, Michael // BusinessWest;Apr95, Vol. 11 Issue 12, p32
Reports on the incidence of the sick building syndrome or indoor air quality problems among office buildings. Offensive odors from excessive bacterial and fungal growths; Factors causing low quality indoor air; American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers report on...
- Rx for SBS. Baril, Gerard L. // Health Facilities Management;Apr2000, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p26
Focuses on indoor air quality (IAQ) problems. Distinction between sick building syndrome (SBS) and building-related illnesses (BRI); Symptoms that characterize SBS; Examples of BRI; Process involved on IAQ investigation; Solution for microbial contamination. INSET: Consider the sources in IAQ.
- Rx for sick buildings Henderson, Zorika Petic // Human Ecology Forum;Summer1995, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p17
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- Legal aspects of IAQ work can put contractors at risk. Bas, Ed // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;10/21/96, Vol. 199 Issue 8, p1
Discusses the liability of indoor air quality (IAQ) investigation during tests for sick building conditions. Professional malpractice by investigators in the United States; Guidelines for a comprehensive diagnostic investigation.