Air pollution can be indoors, too

August 2013
Athens News;8/29/2013, p15
Answers to several questions related to indoor air pollution are presented including what causes indoor air pollution, negative health effects and can indoor air quality be improved.


Related Articles

  • `Unclean' cooling systems in buildings may cause health risks.  // Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration News;7/3/95, Vol. 195 Issue 10, p16 

    Addresses the health risks imposed on building occupants by unclean cooling systems. Accumulation of debris and water in coils of air-handling systems; Clayton Environmental Consultants Inc.'s recommendations on how to counter water-based infections such as Legionellosis.

  • Dirty indoor air can cause illness & irritation during the winter. Jones, Lisa // Total Health;Feb95, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p29 

    Reports on the health aspects of indoor air pollution in the United States. Cause of serious and life threatening diseases; Two types of indoor air pollution; Allergic reactions and irritations; Reduction of indoor air pollution.

  • Indoor pollution. Warden, John // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/20/91, Vol. 303 Issue 6795, p150 

    Focuses on the importance of indoor air quality for comfort and health in Great Britain. Need to regulate the segregation of smokers; List of indoor pollutants; Absence of the participation of medical professionals in inquiries concerning the issues.

  • Breath of fresh air. Lynn, Jacquelyn // Entrepreneur;Jan1998, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p46 

    Focuses on the health threat posed by indoor air pollution. Symptoms of sick-building syndrome; Causes of indoor air pollution; Recommendations offered by Alan Cohen of Vornado Air Circulation Systems Incorporated.

  • Firms wage air wars. Jochum, Glenn // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);10/16/95, Vol. 42 Issue 42, p1 

    Reports that air pollution is costing companies money and employees their health. Comments from Dave Mandell, director at Air Pro Systems (Islandia); Nature of the company; Significance of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

  • Air scare. Quayle, Catherine // Health Facilities Management;June97, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p23 

    Focuses on the air at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Staten Island, New York which is probably the cause of skin rashes, headaches, congestion and other symptoms on the facility's employees. Diagnosis on several employees who sought medical treatment; Reason why this kind of problem is...

  • Indoor Air Problems Common in U.S. Schools.  // Journal of Environmental Health;Nov2000, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p39 

    Reports the effects of indoor air quality (IAQ) problems on students in the United States. Increase in the number of children with asthma; Importance of the knowledge of school personnel to operate ventilation systems; Suggestions on how to avoid IAQ problems.

  • Glancing Back. Preville, Cherie R. // Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration News;11/26/2001, Vol. 214 Issue 13, p7 

    Evaluates the articles concerning indoor air pollution in the United States. Court rulings on buildings with chemical hazards in San Francisco, California; Testimony of Priscilla Ouchida on the poisoning issues; Report submitted by the United States General Accounting Office.

  • A comfort or a health issue? Spicer, R. Christopher // Engineered Systems;Feb97, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p34 

    Discusses the importance of indoor air quality maintenance in avoiding comfort and health disorders. Characterization of the sick building syndrome; Occupant illness, odors, and sickness episodes.

  • The affect of carpet on indoor air quality. Korrison, Harry // San Diego Business Journal;05/12/97, Vol. 18 Issue 19, p24 

    Focuses on the impact of carpet on indoor air quality in the United States. Relationship between indoor air quality and health; Information on the percentage of pollutants contained in indoor air; What are volatile organic chemicals (VOCs); Origins of VOCs; Research conducted on carpet...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics