HVAC systems as emission sources affecting indoor air quality
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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Air and Energy Engineering Research Laboratory in Research Triangle Park, NC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Indoor air pollution

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Edition Notes

StatementStuart Batterman and Harriet Burge
ContributionsBurge, Harriet, Air and Energy Engineering Research Laboratory
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 v
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14981014M

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The paper discusses results of an evaluation of literature on heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems as contaminant emission sources that affect indoor air quality (IAQ). The various literature sources and methods for characterizing HVAC emission sources are reviewed. Recent studies indicate that the HVAC system itself can act as the source of indoor pollution in nonindustrial spaces. This literature review was undertaken to identify and evaluate HVAC systems as emission sources that affect IAQ. Get this from a library! HVAC systems as emission sources affecting indoor air quality: a critical review: project summary. [S A Batterman; Harriet Burge; Air and Energy Engineering Research Laboratory.; United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development.; Center for Environmental Research Information (U.S.)]. Get this from a library! HVAC systems as emission sources affecting indoor air quality: a critical review. [S A Batterman; Harriet Burge; United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development.].

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