Back to Basics: IAQ & HVAC Survey Techniques and Case Studies
LAS VEGAS — The first topic covered in this session will be HVAC systems. Lan Chi Nguyen Weekes, P.Eng., will discuss the components of an HVAC system, and how each component, when not operated correctly, can adversely affect IAQ in a building. Inspection techniques for HVAC systems will be described, and the conditions that can lead to adverse IAQ conditions will also be discussed. The second topic of the session will be IAQ survey and sampling techniques for different situations (malodours, adverse health concerns, hazardous materials such as asbestos, lead paint, etc.), which will be described in detail. Donald Weekes, CIH, CSP, will address the usefulness of IAQ sampling to verify and confirm the conclusions of a visual inspection is denoted. Sampling instruments for specific IAQ parameters will also be discussed. The revised American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) IAQ Field Guide will be a source of information and reference document for this portion of the session.
Presented by Indoor Air Quality Association, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., in room N243
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