ERIC Number: ED472739
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Jun
Indoor Air Quality in Schools.
Torres, Vincent M.
Asserting that the air quality inside schools is often worse than outdoor pollution, leading to various health complaints and loss of productivity, this paper details factors contributing to schools' indoor air quality. These include the design, operation, and maintenance of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems; building equipment maintenance and repair; housekeeping practices and equipment; and wind velocity. It includes recommendations on parameters within these areas which can provide optimal air quality. (Contains 15 references.) (EV)
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Child Health, Cleaning, Climate Control, Environmental Standards, Hazardous Materials, Indoor Air Pollution, Physical Environment, School Buildings, School Maintenance
For full text: http://www.utexas.edu/research/ti2e/IAQ_in_Schools.pdf.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A