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Assessment of Indoor Air Quality - Investigation Strategies

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After participating in this course you will be able to:

  • Conduct an affective investigation of indoor air quality
  • Carry out technical measurements of different pollutants
  • Use the questionnaire survey
  • Manage problems related to indoor air quality

Complaints and symptoms presumably related to indoor air quality are often reported by buildings occupants. In most cases, the causes are unclear and cannot be explained only by the results of technical measurements or verified by objective medical tests. That is why it is important to have a step-by-step investigation strategy, as proposed by the World Health Organization (WHO), to manage indoor air quality issues.

This course presents an investigation strategy to identify the causes of building occupants complaints in order to find solutions. It focuses on understanding the relationship between the buildings, their systems and their occupants.

Course Outline:

  • Indoor air pollutants
  • Main causes of indoor air quality problems
  • Complaints & symptoms related to IAQ
  • IAQ investigation strategy according to WHO
  • Standardized questionnaires (MM-questionnaires)
  • Analysis of questionnaires results
  • Technical measurements (parameters, instruments & methods)
  • Interpretation of the results

Who Should Attend:
Project Managers in Indoor Environment • Facility Managers • Consulting Engineers • Architects • Public & Institutional Building Managers • Industrial Hygienists • Technicians • Building Consultants • Members of Health & Safety Committees

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