Please join Craig Miller with University of Florida to discuss indoor air quality.
Indoor Environmental Quality – Describes building materials and conditions that contribute to Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) problems along with techniques designed to minimize these problems.
This course is designed to cover the following:Indoor Environmental Quality Overview: reviews sources of different pollutants and substances that affect indoor environmental quality
- IEQ Building Science – Moisture Review: emphasis is on moisture sources in a hot, humid climate
- Biologically Derived Contaminants: where they are found and what environmental conditions support their growth
- Combustion Pollutants: covers combustion pollutant sources from cooking, space heating, hot water generation, and attached garages as well as methods on how to minimize or prevent these problems
- VOCs, Formaldehyde, Radon, Lead and other IEQ Concerns: presents recommendations and methods to minimize or eliminate these potential hazards in the home
- Overall Health Issues: reviews relationships between indoor environmental quality and increased rates of asthma, allergies, and other illnesses