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The indoor environment handbook

how to make buildings healthy and comfortable

by Philomena M. Bluyssen

  • 215 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Earthscan in London, Sterling, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buildings -- Environmental engineering -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Sick building syndrome -- Prevention -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhilomena M. Bluyssen.
    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH6024 .B58 2009
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationxxx, 290 p., [4] p. of plates
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22982921M
    ISBN 109781844077878
    LC Control Number2009000863

    The WHO handbook on indoor radon is a key product of the WHO International Radon Project, which as launched in The handbook book focuses on residential radon exposure from a public health point of view and provides detailed recommendations on reducing health risks from radon and sound policy options for preventing and mitigating radon.   When we think of indoor pollution, we usually think of conditions originating from faulty ventilation systems, second hand smoke, and other air borne pollutants. Taking an in-depth, hard science look at the problems of indoor environmental pollution, Indoor Environmental Quality covers all the major indoor contaminants - inorganic, organic, and bio.

    An Office Building Occupant's Guide to Indoor Air Quality. This booklet is intended to help people who work in office buildings learn about the factors that contribute to indoor air quality and comfort problems and the roles of building managers and occupants in maintaining a good indoor environment. The Indoor Environment Handbook Ensuring that buildings are healthy and comfortable for their occupants is a primary concern of all architects and building engineers. This highly practical handbook will help make that process more efficient and effective.

      Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Engineering Sustainability ISSN | E-ISSN Volume Issue 3, September , pp. Cited by: Ventilation is an important means of achieving good indoor air quality in buildings, as it removes or dilutes pollution and moisture. As newer buildings have become more airtight and well insulated, there is an increased focus on the ventilation system, either natural or mechanical, to ensure good indoor air quality.


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The book goes far beyond an examination of thermal comfort, air quality, lighting and noise:it illustrates the way the various factors interact with each other and how they affect the human body, while pointing out way in which the quality of the indoor environment can be anchored as a goal in planning by: The book goes far beyond an examination of thermal comfort, air quality, lighting and noise:it illustrates the way the various factors interact with each other and how they affect the human body, while pointing out way in which the quality of the indoor environment can be anchored as a goal in planning processes.5/5(1).

Why this Book. How to Read This Book Part I: Humans and the Indoor Environment 1. Health and Comfort & Indoor Environmental Control 2. Human Reception and Perception 3.

The Indoor Environment Part II: Health and Comfort in the Indoor Environment 4. Past, Present and Future of Health and Comfort in the Indoor Environment 5. Outdoor environment. Introduction; Key points; Pollution: composition/sources; Pathophysiological effects of air pollutants; Respiratory health effects; Long-term consequences; Figure 1; Respiratory disease in adults and children; Lung cancer; Figure 2; The importance of susceptibility; Relevance and outlook; Further Reading; Occupational risk.

In this book the indoor environment is described by so-called environmental factors or (external) stressors, without downgrading the dimensions and aesthetics of shapes and spaces: indoor air quality, thermal comfort, acoustical quality and visual or lighting quality.

Buy The Indoor Environment Handbook (): How to Make Buildings Healthy and Comfortable: NHBS - Philomena M Bluyssen, Earthscan. Currently, in several standards and guidelines, human indoor environmental requirements for spaces are expressed by physical and chemical indicators (e.g. temperature, noise, illuminance, CO concentration, etc.) (see section C.3 in Annex C).Cited by: Environmental Management for Hotels is a textbook for hospitality students that covers the relatively new field of environmental management.

The reader is guided in how to make decisions which allow hotels to obtain optimum benefits for the environment whilst not threatening their own financial viability.

Professionals who are working to make buildings healthy and comfortable will want to read this book and use it in their recommended. CHOICE Magazine It is a must-have for any professional involved in indoor environmental issues and will help make the Design/Management process more efficient and : Philomena Bluyssen.

The book goes far beyond an examination of thermal comfort, air quality, lighting and noise:it illustrates the way the various factors interact with each other and how they affect the human body, while pointing out way in which the quality of the indoor environment can be anchored as a goal in planning processes.

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Creating a healthy and comfortable indoor environment is a primary concern of all architects and building engineers. This highly practical handbook begins with a guide to how the body (and mind) react to different indoor environmental conditions, explaining the problems that can result from poor design, and indicating optimum responses.5/5(2).

Taking an in-depth, hard science look at the problems of indoor environmental pollution, Indoor Environmental Quality covers all the major indoor contaminants - inorganic, organic, and biological. Renowned author Thad Godish expands the scope of "indoor air quality" issues to include the entire indoor environment, both in the workplace and the.

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As the following example demonstrates, meeting our TOE requirements is no less. The book is broken down into three clear sections starting with a description of the basic parameters of the indoor environment, how they are defined and measured as well as human physiological reactions to by: An excellent, comprehensive, clear introduction to the issues associated with the quality of the indoor environment, Indoor Environmental Quality gives you the how-tos for controlling contaminants at the source.

Its readability makes it ideal for anyone who needs information about specific indoor air problems, and how to diagnose and mitigate them. Winner of the Choice Outstanding Academic Titles of award.

Ensuring that buildings are healthy and comfortable for their occupants is a primary concern of all architects and building engineers. This highly practical handbook will help make that process more efficient and effective. It begins with a guide to how the human body and senses react to different indoor environmental conditions.

Get this from a library. The indoor environment handbook: how to make buildings healthy and comfortable. [Philomena M Bluyssen] -- Ensuring that buildings are healthy and comfortable for their occupants is a primary concern of all architects and building engineers.

This highly practical handbook will help make that process more. Summary. The two-volume Handbook of Environmental Health, Fourth Edition provides a comprehensive but concise discussion of important environmental health areas, including energy, ecology and people, environmental epidemiology, risk assessment and risk management, environmental law, air quality management, food protection, insect control, rodent control, pesticides, chemical environment.

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Written in an easy to understand style, the book is updated to reflect new standards to LEED.Professor Jan Sundell of the International Centre for Indoor Environment and Energy at DTU (the Technical University of Denmark) says that “we do not know much about causative agents in indoor air, but there is mounting evidence that the indoor environment, especially dampness and inadequate ventilation, plays a major role from a public health perspective, and that the economic gains to.The concentration of indoor air pollution depends on the source of the pollutant, its strength and emission characteristics, and the removal processes that are occurring in the indoor environment including ventilation and surface by: 1.