ERIC Number: ED442264
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-May
Managing Indoor Air Quality in Schools.
This publication examines the causes and effects of poor indoor air quality and provides information for reducing exposure to indoor contaminants in schools. It discusses the various indoor pollutants found in schools, including dust, chemical agents, gases, and volatile organic compounds; where they are found in schools; and their health effects on school occupants. Pollution control measures are detailed in the areas of building design, product specifications, renovation procedures, operations and maintenance, and ventilation system management. (Contains 15 references.) (GR)
Descriptors: Educational Facilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Indoor Air Pollution, Public Schools, Ventilation
National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities, 1090 Vermont Avenue, N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005-4905. Tel: 888-522-0624 (Toll Free). For full text: http://www.edfacilities.org/ir/irpubs.html.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities, Washington, DC.