North Central / Regional Reports

Iowa Residents Get CO Tips

November 23, 2004
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+
AMES, Iowa - In a recent issue of the Iowa State Daily, readers were warned about the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning now that winter weather is approaching.

In the article, Paul Sandoval, deputy chief for the Ames Fire Department, commented on CO poisoning. "We only get about 65 calls about carbon monoxide, and the number of times that we actually have elevated levels is around three to four times per year," he said. "It can be deadly in certain circumstances, like if you're in a confined area with no ventilation."

Lt. John Johnson, fire marshal for the Ames Fire Department, told the Daily that his department investigates houses with high levels of CO to determine the sources.

"Old furnaces, combustion not being complete, or appliances running inefficiently can all be causes," he said. "People need a lot of education to be able to identify these kind of problems before they come up."

Publication date: 11/29/2004

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

2014 Energy Efficiency Forum

Highlights from the 25th annual Energy Efficiency Forum in Washington, D.C.

Podcasts

NEWSMakers: Rajan Rajendran

Rajan Rajendran, newly appointed director of the Emerson Innovation Center, talks about the new $35 million facility and how it will function on the University of Dayton campus. Posted on Aug. 29.

More Podcasts

ACHRNEWS

NEWS 08-25-14 cover

2014 August 25

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Prohibiting HFCs

EPA is proposing a rule that would prohibit some HFCs in select refrigeration applications. Do you agree with this move?
View Results Poll Archive

HVACR INDUSTRY STORE

plumbing-hvac.gif
2014 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research

 

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

DON'T MISS A THING

Magazine image
 
Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con