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Assessing and controlling concentrations of volatile organic compounds in the retail environment
Retail buildings have potential for both short-term (customer) and long-term (occupational) exposure to indoor pollutants. A multitude of sources of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are common to the retail environment. ...
The nexus of energy and health : a systems analysis of costs and benefits of ozone control by activated carbon filtration in buildings
Americans spend nearly 90% of their lifetimes indoors, where they receive 50-70% of their exposure to ozone. The US EPA has designated ozone as a hazardous air pollutant and ozone exposure has been linked to respiratory ...
Formaldehyde as an indoor air quality metric for homes : control strategies and energy consequences
The renewed emphasis on energy conservation in the building sector has resulted in advances in residential building envelope design and construction that have led to ever tighter homes, lower energy consumption and reduced ...