Avoiding IAQ Problems
Course Length: 3 hours
This course is a part of the ASHRAE Career Enhancement Curriculum
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Based on ASHRAE’s IAQ Guide, Best Practices for Design, Construction and Commissioning, this course provides a systematic overview of the key objectives that must be met to achieve good indoor air quality. A review of the most common causes of IAQ problems in buildings, as well as the process management strategies that owners and design teams can use during design, construction and turnover to help avoid IAQ problems are discussed. The course discusses the state-of-the-art strategies to prevent IAQ problems related to moisture and mold in building assemblies, outdoor contaminants, moisture and dirt in air handling systems, material emissions, outdoor air monitoring and control and more. Case studies and examples are provided to help make the IAQ Guide easy to use on your next project.