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Indoor air quality in tight houses: a literature review.

Coon D., 1984
air leakage | air quality | air tightness | carbon dioxide | carbon monoxide | ventilation | formaldehyde | health | nitrogen oxides | occupancy effects | radon | pollutant | pollution
Bibliographic info: Ontario, Canada:Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Housing Conservation Unit,1984.
Languages: English

Reviews literature on indoor air quality in housing, nature of contaminants and their sources, health effects, standards and guidelines, impact of air sealing on indoor air quality, sources of uncontrolled air leakage, airtightness and natural ventilation, airtightness of new and existing housing stock, air change in new and existing housing, impact of air sealing on airtightness and ventilation, indoor air quality in tight houses, impact of occupant behaviour on ventilation, measures to improve indoor air quality, identifying problem houses, indoor pollution control strategies, and ventilation. Emphasis on incorporating Canadian literature.


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