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We've assembled this list of research and technical resource citations on indoor air quality for industry use and now have it under continuous maintenance. This list was initially developed in our literature review for developing the HRAI of Canada Indoor Air Quality Awareness Course. Authors and researchers of peer reviewed papers, please feel free to contribute to this list by sending us your citations in the formats used below.

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  1. General Resources

    1. 3M Education Centre - Indoor Air Quality Overview, Creating a Healthy Home

    2. Aerias AQS IAQ Resource Center

    3. Air Cleaning Devices For The Home, Frequently Asked Questions, California Environmental Protection Agency, Air Resource Board, 2005

    4. American Lung Association. Residential Air Cleaners Fact Sheet. New York, NY: American Lung Association, 2007 <<accessed July 2012>

    5. American Thoracic Society. “Achieving Healthy Indoor Air, Report of the ATS Workshop: Santa Fe, New Mexico, November 16–19, 1995.” American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine 156, no. 3 (Sept. 1997): S33–S64. http://ajrccm.atsjournals.org/cgi/content/full/156/3/S33.

    6. Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers. Untitled site explains portable air filters and the Clean Air Deliver Rate (CADR) approach. http://www.aham.org.

    7. American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) International. ASTM D 7297–06: Standard Practice for Evaluating Residential Indoor Air Quality Concerns. West Conshohocken, PA: ASTM International, 2006. http://www.astm.org/Standards/D7297.htm

    8. Benoit, C. Vermiculite; Origins, Hazards, Uses in Construction and Liability. Yellowknife: Government of NWT, Department of Public Works and Services, 2007.
      http://www.pws.gov.nt.ca/asset/conferen ... culite.pdf

    9. Bierman, C.W. “Environmental Control of Asthma.” Medscape General Medicine 1, no. 3 (1999). <http://www.imakenews.com/pureaircontrols/e_article000199996.cfm#a199996>

    10. P. Bluyssen, Air Quality Evaluated With the Human Nose, Air Infiltration Review, Vol12, No 4, September 1991

    11. Burton, A. “Indoor Air Quality: Lemon-Fresh Ozone.” Environmental Health Perspectives 115, no. 7 (July 2007): A350

    12. Canada Lung Association, Pollution and Air Quality, Filtration <accessed July 2012>
      http://www.ehponline.org/docs/2007/115-7/EHP115pa348PDF.pdf.

    13. Canadian Cancer Society. Specific Environmental Contaminants. http://www.cancer.ca/ccs/internet/standard/0,3182,3172_367525__langId-en,00.html.

    14. Canadian Wood Council. “Managing Moisture and Wood,” Building Performance Series No. 6. Ottawa: Canadian Wood Council, 2004.

    15. Chen, W., and J.S. Zhang. “Comparison Testing of Air Cleaners for Removing Multi-volatile Organic Compounds in Indoor Air.” Presentation, High-Performance Green Building Design Series, Syracuse, NY, 7 July 2004.

    16. Cleaning Chemicals and Their Impact on Indoor Environments and Health, Air Quality Sciences, Inc., 2008

    17. Clearing the Air on Indoor Air Cleaners / Purifiers, Air Quality Sciences, Inc., 2008,

    18. Commonwealth of Australia. “Healthy Homes, A Guide to Indoor Air Quality in the Home for Buyers, Builders and Renovators.” Canberra: Australian Government, Department of Health and Aging, 2002. .

    19. Consumer Reports. Buying Advice—Air Cleaners. Yonkers, NY: Consumer Reports, 2007. .

    20. Cooke, G. Heating, Plumbing and Air Conditioning (HPAC) Magazine of Canada, IAQ Feature Articles, 2002–2007

    21. Department of Protection of the Human Environment and Department of Noncommunicable Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. The Physical School Environment: An Essential Component of a Health-Promoting School. Information Series on School Health, document 2. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization, 2003. .

    22. Dereski, M.O. “Your Environment…Your Health!” Detroit, MI: Environmental Health Sciences Center, Wayne State University, n/d.

    23. Dooley, E.E., ed. “Ironic Breeze.” The Beat. Environmental Health Perspectives 114, no. 8 (Aug. 2006): A463. http://www.ehponline.org/docs/2006/114-8/forum.html.

    24. Energy Star Qualified Homes. Thermal Bypass Checklist Guide V. 2.0. Washington, DC: Energy Star, 2007.
      http://www.mhrahome.org/publications/Mod/TBC_Guide_062507.pdf.

    25. –––––. Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Upgrade Package, An Added Value Opportunity, http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=bldrs_lenders_raters.nh_iap

    26. Environmental Health Perspectives, Is There Evidence for Synergy Among Air Pollutants in Causing Health Effects?, Mauderly, J.L., Samet, J.M., January, 2009
      http://www.ehponline.org/members/2008/11654/11654.pdf

    27. Environmental Health Science Center. (Website explains how the impact of environmental stresses can be modulated to promote health). Corvallis, OR: Environmental Health Science Center, Oregon State University, n/d. http://www.ehsc.orst.edu.

    28. Filtration 101, Principles of Filtration, Kimberley-Clark, December, 2005,
      http://www.kcfiltration.com

    29. Fluke Education Partnership Program, Module 11 Thermography, 2007
      http://us.fluke.com/usen/apps/Thermography/default.htm

    30. Fluke Education Partnership Program, Module 12 Indoor Air Quality, 2007
      http://us.fluke.com/usen/apps/IAQ/Default.htm

    31. Gilbert, S.G., ed. Scientific Consensus Statement on Environmental Agents Associated with Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Bolinas, CA: Collaborative on Health and the Environment, Learning and Developmental Disabilities Initiative, 2007. http://www.iceh.org/pdfs/LDDI/LDDIStatement.pdf.

    32. Healthy Indoors Partnership (HIP). Home Air Filters. Ottawa: HIP, 2006.

    33. IAQ Radio, Hughes, J., Zlotnik, C., http://www.iaqradio.com/

    34. Indoor Environment Connections, The Newspaper for the IAQ Industry, Indoor Environment Communications, http://www.ieconnections.com/index.asp

    35. Iazzetti, G., and E. Rigutti. Atlas of Anatomy, ed. Giunti Editorial Group. Surrey, UK: Taj Books, 2004.

    36. Jensen, A.A., and H.N. Knudsen. “Total Health Assessment of Chemicals in Indoor Climate from Various Consumer Products,” Survey of Chemical Substances in Consumer Products, report no. 75. Copenhagen: Danish Environmental Protection Agency, FORCE Technology, and SBi-Danish Building Research Institute, 2006.
      http://www2.mst.dk/common/Udgivramme/Frame.asp?http://www2.mst.dk/Udgiv/publications/2006/87-7052-214-6/html/kap00_eng.htm.

    37. Johansson, I. “The Role of Volatile Organic Compounds in the Assessment of Indoor Air Quality.” Ph.D. thesis, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, 1999.
      http://www.diva-portal.org/diva/getDocument?urn_nbn_se_kth_diva-2881-2__fulltext.pdf

    38. Kimberly-Clark. “Filter Selection. A Guide to Understanding HVAC Filter Selection, Filtering Out Confusion, HVAC Filter Technology and IAQ Issues,” The Achr News (Air Conditioning, Heating, Refrigeration) (9 Apr. 2007).

    39. Lee, T.L., D. De Biasio, and A. Santini. Health and the Built Environment; Indoor Air Quality; Vital Signs Resource Package (Co-operative project with the Energy Foundation, Pacific Gas & Electric, and the National Science Foundation, Center for Environmental Design Research, University of California, Berkeley, and the Society of Building Science Educators). Calgary: Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary, 1996. http://arch.ced.berkeley.edu/vitalsigns/res/rps.html.

    40. Leech, J.A., M. Raizenne, and G. Gusdorf. “Health in Occupants of Energy Efficient New Homes,” Indoor Air 14, no. 3 (June 2004)http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/mksg/ina/2004/00000014/00000003/art00005.

    41. Lifebreath, Introduction to Indoor Air Quality, http://www.lifebreath.com/en/consumer/library/
      Lighthouse Sustainable Building Centre. BC Green Building Code Background Research: Materials Emissions & Indoor Air Quality. Vancouver, BC: Lighthouse Sustainable Building Centre, 2007.

    42. Lstiburek, J., N. Yost, and T. Brennan. Mold: Causes, Health Effects and Clean-Up. N/p: Building Science Corporation, 2002. http://www.eere.energy.gov/buildings/building_america/pdfs/db/35012.pdf.

    43. Lung Association. “No Scents Makes Sense” (brochure). Fredericton, NB: Lung Association of New Brunswick.
      http://www.nb.lung.ca/pdf/NoScentsMakeSense.pdf.

    44. Magee, B. “VOC Emissions: IA-Quest Applied.” HIP Workshop, 6 Feb. 2007.

    45. May, J. "My House Is Killing Me!: The Home Guide for Families with Allergies and Asthma." Johns Hopkins University Press. 2001.

    46. May, J. "The Mold Survival Guide: For Your Home and for Your Health" Johns Hopkins University Press. 2004.

    47. Miller, O. “Indoor Air Quality, Mold & Moisture, VOCs,” Living Well (Mar. 2004).
      http://www.createhealthyhomes.com/articles.php.

    48. Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics (USA), Indoor Air Quality, http://www.plasmapure.com/ResourceCenter.asp

    49. –––––. Air Filtration, 2007 http://www.mitsubishielectric.ca/erv/erv_features_benefits.html

    50. –––––. Energy Cost and IAQ Performance of Ventilation Systems and Controls. Executive Summary, Methodology, and Project Reports 1–7. Washington, DC: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2000.

    51. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Heat Hunters, Combating Effects of the Urban Heat Island at the Global Hydrology and Climate Center. Huntsville, AL.: Marshall Space Flight Center, 2000.

    52. National Association of Home Builders. National Green Building Standard, draft and final version. Washington, DC: National Association of Home Builders, 2007. http://www.nahbrc.org/technical/standards/NGBS_Working_Draft_2007-03-22.pdf.

    53. National Center for Healthy Housing. “Pediatric Environmental Home Assessment: Tools for Public Health and Visiting Nurses.” Columbia, MD: National Center for Healthy Housing, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2007.
      http://www.healthyhomestraining.org/Nurse/PEHA.htm.

    54. National Air Filtration Association, http://www.nafahq.org/LibaryFiles/Articles/1Article001.htm
      National Safety Council. Teachers Guide to Indoor Air Pollutants. Indoor Air Quality Program. National Safety Council’s Environmental Health Center, 2000. http://www.nsc.org/EHC/indoor/teachers.htm.

    55. New York Indoor Environmental Quality Center. Indoor Environmental Quality: Assessing and Mitigating the Impact of Exposure to Multiple Indoor Contaminants. Syracuse, NY: New York Indoor Environmental Quality Center, 2005.
      http://www.syracusecoe.org/documents/2007/2/13/R828605-01%20Final%20Report.pdf.

    56. Nishioka, M.G., R.G. Lewis, M.C. Brinkman, H.M. Burkholder, C.E. Hines, et al, “Distribution of 2,4-D in Air and on Surfaces inside Residences after Lawn Applications: Comparing Exposure Estimates from Various Media for Young Children.” Environmental Health Perspectives 109, no. 11 (November 2001): 1185–1191.
      http://www.ehponline.org/members/2001/109p1185-1191nishioka/EHP109p1185PDF.PDF.

    57. Northwest Clean Air Agency. Mold in Your Home: Cause, Prevention, Clean Up video download). Olympia, WA: Washington State Department of Health, 2005.
      video

    58. Nova Scotia Department of Energy. Energy Management, Markets and Climate Change. Enerinfo Advisor, Ventilation for New Homes, 2005.

    59. N. Parine, The Use of Odour in Setting Ventilation Rates, Southbank University, London, UK
      Panasonic. Why is Ventilation Necessary? http://www.panasonic.com/consumer_electronics/ventilation_central/whyVentilation.asp.

    60. Pui, D.Y.H., C. Qi, N. Stanley, G. Oberd÷rster, and A. Maynard. “Recirculating Air Filtration Significantly Reduces Exposure to Airborne Nanoparticles.” Environmental Health Perspectives 116, no. 7 (July 2008): 863–66.

    61. Sanborn, M., D. Cole, K. Kerr, C. Vakil, L.H. Sanin, and K. Bassil. Pesticides Literature Review—Systematic Review of Pesticide Human Health Effects. Toronto: Ontario College of Family Physicians, 2004..

    62. Slayzak, S., D. Blake, J. Ryan, and T. Vinzant. Liquid Desiccant Regenerable Filters for Indoor Air Quality and Security. Westerville, OH: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, 2003.
      http://stinet.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?AD=ADA454996&Location=U2&doc=GetTRDoc.pdf.

    63. State of Our Indoor Air Report, AirAdvice Inc, 2007

    64. TOOLBASE Services NAHB Research Center, Desiccant Cooling

    65. TSI Incorporated. Indoor Air Quality Handbook, A Practical Guide to Indoor Air Quality Investigations. Shoreview, MN: TSI, Inc., 2003. .

    66. Toronto Public Health. Air Quality: About Smog. Toronto: Toronto Public Health, n/d. http://www.toronto.ca/health/airquality/smog/aboutsmog.htm.

    67. Van Straaten, R. “Measurement of Ventilation and Drying of Vinyl Siding and Brick Clad Wall Assemblies.” Master’s thesis, University of Waterloo, 2003.
      http://uwspace.uwaterloo.ca/bitstream/10012/909/1/ravanstr2004.pdf.

    68. Votja, P.J., S.P. Randels, J. Stout, M. Muilenberg, H.A. Burge, H. Lynn, H. Mitchell, G.T. O’Connor, and D.C. Zeldin. “Effects of Physical Interventions on House Dust Mite Allergen Levels in Carpet, Bed, and Upholstery Dust in Low-Income, Urban Homes.” Environmental Health Perspectives 109, no. 8 (Aug. 2001): 815–19.
      http://www.ehponline.org/members/2001/109p815-819vojta/vojta.pdf.

    69. Walkinshaw, D.S. What Is That Black Stuff?: IAT Fungal Investigations. Ottawa: Indoor Air Technologies, n/d. http://indoorair.ca/iat/pdf/ohbamoldseminar.pdf.

    70. Weschler, C.J. “Ozone’s Impact on Public Health: Contributions from Indoor Exposures to Ozone and Products of Ozone-Initiated Chemistry.” Environmental Health Perspectives 114, no. 10 (Oct. 2006): 1489–96.
      http://www.ehponline.org/members/2006/9256/9256.pdf.

    71. Yang, C.S. Biological Contamination in the HVAC System. Itasca, IL: Environment/Chelsea Group, 2000. http://www.abatement.com/residential/pdf/biological_contaminants%20hvac.pdf.

    Architectural Record

    1. Architectural Record. “Air Barriers: Increasing Building Performance, Decreasing Energy Costs.” (2006). http://continuingeducation.construction.com/article.php?L=51&C=318.

    2. Architectural Record. “Moisture Management in Wall Assemblies: Air, Water, and Vapor Barriers.” (2006). http://continuingeducation.construction.com/article.php?L=51&C=201.

    ASHRAE/American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers

    1. ASHRAE materials, including Applications, Residential IAQ Standards, and Journal articles, are available to members of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers at http://www.ashrae.org/publications/page/540,

    2. ASHRAE. “Indoor Environmental Design: Practical Solutions to Everyday Problems” (Satellite broadcast/webcast). Atlanta, GA: ASHRAE’s Chapter Technology Transfer Committee, 18 Apr. 2007.

    3. ASHRAE. “Indoor Environmental Health,” chapter 9, ASHRAE Handbook., Atlanta, GA: ASHRAE, 2005.

    4. Owen, M.S., ed. “Air Contaminants,” chapter 12, ASHRAE Handbook. Atlanta, GA: ASHRAE, 2005.

    5. Straube, J. “Air Barriers’ Role in Preserving IAQ.” IAQ Applications (Spring 2002).

    ASHRAE Standards, Research Papers and Guidelines

    1. ASHRAE Guideline 24 (Proposed), Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality in Low-Rise Residential Buildings First Public Review Draft, Public Review Draft, September 2007

    2. ASHRAE Standard 52.2 “User Guide,” by the National Air Filtration Association (NAFA) http://www.nafahq.org/LibaryFiles/Articles/Article006.htm.

    3. ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 55. “Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy” (2004).

    4. ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.2. “Ventilation and Acceptable Indoor Air Quality in Low-Rise Residential Buildings” (2007).

    5. ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.2. “Ventilation and Acceptable Indoor Air Quality in Low-Rise Residential Buildings User Manual” (2007).

    6. ASHRAE RP-86. “Field Study of Air Quality in Air Conditioned Spaces” (1997).

    7. ASHRAE RP-124. “Methods of Improving Air Quality in Air Conditioned Spaces” (1972).

    8. ASHRAE RP-142. “Relating Indoor Pollutant Concentrations of Ozone and Sulfur Dioxide to those Outside” (1997).

    9. ASHRAE RP-183. “Organic Contaminants in Indoor Air and their Relationship to Outdoor Contaminants” (1997).

    10. ASHRAE RP-268. “Development of Test Method for Gaseous Contamination Removal Devices” (1997).

    11. ASHRAE RP-268. “Development of Test Method for Gaseous Contamination Removal Devices” (1983).

    12. ASHRAE RP-475. “Investigation of Co-Sorption of Gases & Vapors in Sorption Dehumidification Equipment”.

    13. ASHRAE RP-671. “Define a Fractional Efficiency Test Method that is Compatible with Particulate Removal Air Cleaners Used in General Ventilation” (1993).

    14. ASHRAE RP-675. “Determination of Air Filter Performance under Variable-Air-Volume (VAV) Conditions” (1996).

    15. ASHRAE “Effects of Temperature and Humidity on Perceived Indoor Air Quality, Phase I: Air Contaminated By Materials” (1997).

    16. ASHRAE RP-740. “An Evaluation of the Effect of Co2-Based Demand Controlled Ventilation Strategies on Energy Use and Occupant Source Contamination Concentration” (1995).

    17. ASHRAE RP-776. “Investigate and Identify Means of Controlling Viruses in Indoor Air by Ventilation, Filtration or Source Removal” (1994).

    18. ASHRAE RP-792. “Evaluation of Test Methods for Determining the Effectiveness and Capacity of Gas Phase Air Filtration Equipment for Indoor Air Applications (Phase II)” (1996).

    19. ASHRAE RP-804. “Identification of Contaminants, Exposures, Effects and Control Options for Construction/Renovation Activities, Phase 1” (2001).

    20. ASHRAE RP-806. “Design Criteria for Building Ventilation Inlets” (1998).

    21. ASHRAE RP-891. “Validation of Standard 129, ‘Standard Method of Measuring Air Change Effectiveness’” (1997).

    22. ASHRAE RP-909. “Determine the Efficacy of Antimicrobial Treatments of Fibrous Air Filters” (1999).

    23. ASHRAE RP-961. “Identification of Contaminants, Exposures, and Control Options for Construction” (2001).

    24. ASHRAE RP-1072. “Detection and Removal of Gaseous Effluents and Byproducts of Fungal Growth that Affect Indoor Environments” (2001).

    25. ASHRAE RP-1097. “Modeling VOC Sorption of Building Materials and Its Impact on Indoor Air Quality” (2001).

    26. ASHRAE RP-1134. “Evaluation of Photocatalytic Air Cleaning Capability” (2001).

    27. ASHRAE RP-1160. “Limited Criteria for Human Exposure to Low Humidity” (2002–04).

    28. ASHRAE RP-1189. “Phase 1, Investigation of Mechanisms and Operating Environments that Impact the Filtration Efficiency of Charged Air Filtration Media” (2002).

    29. ASHRAE RP-1189. “Phase 2, Investigation of Mechanisms and Operating Environments that Impact the Filtration Efficiency of Charged Air Filtration Media” (2005).

    30. ASHRAE RP-1190. “Develop a New Loading Dust and Dust Loading Procedures for the ASHRAE Filter Test Standards 52.1 and 52.2” (2003).

    31. ASHRAE RP-1276. “A Study of Multiple Space Effects on Ventilation System Efficiency in Standard 62.1–2004 and Experimental Validation of the Multiple Spaces Equation” (2007).

      ASHRAE Journal Articles
       

    32. Goel, R. “Whole House Air Cleaners, Effect on HVAC System Performance” (Mar. 2008).
      Larra˝aga, M.D., M. G. Beruvides, W.H. Holder, K. Karunasena, and D.C. Straus. “DOAS & Humidity Control” (2008).

    33. Lstiburek, J. “Concrete Floor Problems” (2008).

    34. –––––. “Energy Flow Across Enclosures” (Aug. 2008). http://www.ashrae.org/docLib/20080731_ASHRAEDAJ08AugBS20080731.pdf.

    35. Sterling, E.M., A. Arundel, and T.D. Sterling. “Criteria for Human Exposure to Humidity in Occupied Buildings” ASHRAE Transactions 91, pt. 1. (1985).

    36. Worrilow, K.C. “IVF Laboratories and UVC Ionizing Radiation.” ASHRAE IAQ Applications (Summer 2008).

    ANSI/AHAM

    1. ANSI/AHAM AC-1-2006 Test Method for Performance of Portable Household Electric Room Air Cleaners.

    2. ANSI/AHAM AC-1: Method for Measuring the Performance of Portable Household Electric Room Air Cleaners Understanding its Scope and the Related AHAM Industry Certification Program, The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers, February, 2006

    Building Science Corporation

    1. Lstiburek, J. and Straube J., Building Science Fundamentals Workshop, Toronto, On., November, 2008.

    2. Rudd, A.F., Lstiburek, J.W., and Ueno, K., Residential Dehumidification Systems Research for Hot Humid Climates, Building Science Corporation/National Renewable Energy Laboratory, February, 2005 <>

    3. Yost, N., and J. Lstiburek. Basement Insulation Systems. Boston: Building Science Corporation, 2002.

    4. Yost, N., J. Lstiburek, and T. Brennan. Mold Remediation in Occupied Homes. Boston: Building Science Corporation, 2002.

    5. –––––. Mold Testing. Boston: Building Science Corporation, 2002. 

    6. –––––. What You Need To Know About Mold. Boston: Building Science Corporation, 2002. 

    Canadian Construction Association

    1. Mould Guidelines for the Canadian Construction Industry, Standard Construction Document CCA 82 – 2004, Canadian Construction Association http://www.cca-acc.com/documents/cca82/cca82.pdf

    CMHC Articles

    1. Bowser, D., Evaluation of Residential Furnace Filters. Report # PE 0343. For Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation, 1999

    2. Buchan, Lawton, Parent, Ltd. “The Effect of Improving the Home Environment on Asthma: A Pilot Study.”(Website allows download for Canadian researchers; there is a charge for anyone from outside Canada to get the article). Ottawa: CMHC, Healthy Housing and Communities Series, 1998.
      https://www03.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/b2c/b2c/init.do?language=en&shop=Z01EN&areaID=0000000123&productID=00000001230000000046.

    3. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). “After the Flood–A Homeowner’s Checklist.” Ottawa: CMHC, About Your House—General Series, 2003–07.
      http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/co/maho/em/em_001.cfm.

    4. –––––. “Asbestos.” Ottawa: CMHC, About Your House—General Series, 2003–07.
      http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/co/maho/yohoyohe/inaiqu/inaiqu_001.cfm.

    5. –––––. “Best Practice Guide: Wood-Frame Envelopes.” Ottawa: CMHC, 1999.
      https://www03.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/b2c/b2c/init.do?language=en&shop=Z01EN&areaID=0000000018&productID=00000000180000000007.

    6. ––––. “Choosing a Dehumidifier.” Ottawa: CMHC, About Your House—General Series, 2003–07. .

    7. –––––. Clean Air Guide: How to Identify and Correct Indoor Air Problems in Your Home. Ottawa: CMHC, 1993.

    8. –––––. Clean Up Procedures for Mold in Houses. Ottawa: CMHC, n/d.

    9. –––––. “Cleaning Up Your House After a Flood.” Ottawa: CMHC, About Your House—General Series

    10. –––––. “Combustion Gases in Your Home.” Ottawa: CMHC, About Your House—General Series, 2003–07.

    11. –––––. Field Tests of Ventilation Systems Installed to Meet the 1993 OBC and 1995 NBC–Research Highlights. Ottawa: CMHC, 2000.

    12. –––––. Improved Make-up Air Supply Techniques, Technical Series 04-100, Research Highlights, 2004 http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/publications/en/rh-pr/tech/04-100-e.html.

    13. –––––. Should You Get Your Heating Ducts Cleaned? Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/co/maho/gemare/gemare_011.cfm

    14. –––––. “Urea-Formaldehyde Foam Insulation (UFFI).” Ottawa: CMHC, About Your House—General Series, 2003–07.
      http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/co/maho/yohoyohe/inaiqu/inaiqu_008.cfm.

    15. –––––. “Your Furnace Filter.” Ottawa: CMHC, About Your House—General Series, 2003–2007.
      http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/co/maho/gemare/gemare_008.cfm.

    16. Fugler, D. Soil Gases and Housing: A Guide for Municipalities. Ottawa: CMHC, 2005. http://www.cmhc.ca/publications/en/rh-pr/tech/93-202.pdf.

    Conference Proceedings and Presentations

    1. Duncan, S.R., and R. Morrison. “Effects of Temperature and Air Infiltration on Thermal Performance of Insulation and Insulated Frame Wall Assemblies.” Conference proceedings, RESNET Building Performance Conference, San Diego, CA: 16–20 Feb. 2008.
      http://www.resnet.us/conference/2008/presentations/Duncan-The_Importance_of_Air_Barrier_Detailing.pdf.

    2. Energy Star Homes, Canadian Report, RESNET, San Diego, February, 2007,

    3. Fugler, D., and D. Saum. “Can You Name 6 Harmful Soil Gases?” Conference proceedings, ACI Home Performance Conference, Cleveland, OH, 26 Apr. 2007. .

    4. Jacobs, D.E. Connecting the Dots between Housing and Health. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Children’s Environmental Health Regional Summit Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, 8 Oct. 2004.

    5. Monk, B., Energy Savings by Integrating a Total Filtration Strategy in HVAC, Global Engineering Conference, Carrier Corp.,2008

    6. Monk, B., The Use of Gas Phase Filtration and ASHRAE Standard 62.1, Global Engineering Conference, Carrier Corp.,2008

    7. Presentations from 2007 Symposium on Indoor Environmental Quality, Indoor Exposures and Health, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, 29–30 Mar. 2007.
      http://eetd.lbl.gov/IE/symposium-07/ied-symposium-07.html.

    8. Rudd, A., Overview of Building Science Consortium Experience with Residential Mechanical Ventilation and Distribution, Conference proceedings, RESNET Building Performance Conference, San Diego, CA, 20 Feb. 2007.

    9. Schleibinger, H., and W. Yang. Indoor Air Quality and Mould (Report and conference slides). Indoor Environment Research Program, National Research Council of Canada, and the Institute for Research in Construction. Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association’s Annual General Meeting, Conference and Trade Show, Mar. 2007. http://irc.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/pubs/fulltext/oral835/oral835.pdf.

    10. Spohn, B., Measuring Up: Tools for High Performance Building Performance, Conference proceedings, RESNET Building Performance Conference, San Diego, CA, 20 Feb. 2008.
      Sterling, Elia. IAQ, Mould and Moisture Management in Buildings: The Issues and Solutions. Presentation from the Construction Solutions Conference, Calgary, AB, 2006. http://www.constructionsolutionsconference.com/calgary/downloads/2006/elia_sterling_intro.pdf.

    11. –––––. IAQ, Mould and Moisture and Green Buildings. Presentation from the Construction Solutions Conference, Calgary, AB, 2007. http://www.constructionsolutionsconference.com/calgary/program.htm.

    12. –––––. “Update on Status of ASHRAE Standards 62 and 55,”, Theodor Sterling Associates, Ltd.
      Stevens, D.T., Building Codes, Ventilation Rates, and Certified Performance, Ventilation Track, Comfortech, St. Louis, MO, September 27, 2007

    13. Torok, G., and T. Woods. Cost Effective Building Envelope, Maintenance Strategies for Older Buildings. Energy Efficiency Technologies for Buildings—New and Retrofits. Conference proceedings, Toronto, ON, 29 Nov. 2007.

    14. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. “Report of the Surgeon General’s Workshop on Healthy Indoor Environment.” Workshop proceedings, Bethesda, MD, 12–13 Jan. 2005.

    15. Werling, E. “Tips from the ENERGY STAR Indoor Air Package Specifications Guide.” Conference proceedings, RESNET Building Performance Conference, San Diego, CA, 21 Feb. 2007. http://resnet.us/conference/2007/presentations/Werling-IAP.pdf.

    Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)

    1. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Biological Pollutants in Your Home. CPSC document #425. Bethesda, MD: Consumer Product Safety Commission, n/d. http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/425.html.

    2. –––––. Dirty Humidifiers May Cause Health Problems: Safety Alert. CPSC document #5046. Bethesda, MD: Consumer Product Safety Commission, n/d. http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/5046.html.

    3. –––––. What You Should Know about Combustion Appliances and Indoor Air Pollution. CPSC document #452. Bethesda, MD: Consumer Product Safety Commission, n/d. http://www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PUBS/452.html.

    4. –––––. What You Should Know about Lead Based Paint in Your Home: Safety Alert. CPSC document #5054. Bethesda, MD: Consumer Product Safety Commission, n/d. http://www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PUBS/5054.html.

    5. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Environmental Protection Agency, and American Lung Association. Asbestos in the Home. CPSC document #453. Bethesda, MD: Consumer Product Safety Commission, n/d. http://www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PUBS/453.html.

    Educational Materials

    1. Arnold, B. D., Nonwoven Material Performance in Air Filtration Applications, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, September, 2001

    2. BC Teachers’ Federation. Indoor Air Quality, Section Seven, Vancouver, BC: BC Teachers’ Federation, 2006. http://bctf.ca/health/OHandSManual.aspx?id=4348.

    3. Biology 1. CD-ROM, version 1.5. Softsource, 1996.
      Bluyssen, P.M. “Air Quality Evaluated with the Human Nose.” Air Infiltration Review 12, no. 3 (Sept. 1991): 5–9.

    4. Bodyworks 4.0. CD-ROM. Softkey International, 1995.

    5. CONTAM. Filter Performance Modeling Programs. CONTAM

    6. Contmedia. “Human 3D, Anatomy Atlas.” Medical Dictionary and Human Body Multimedia Tool, Contmedia, 2007. http://www.amazon.com/Explore-Human-Anatomy-Professional-Edition/dp/B0002FG4L2

    7. Eggert, T, and Hansen, O.C, and Pedersen, E., Danish Technological Institute, Danish Environmental Protection Agency, “Survey Of Chemical Substances In Consumer Products, No. 39, Survey And Emission Of Chemical Substances From Incense.” 2004, http://www.mst.dk/English/Publications/

    8. Emmerich, S.J. Nabinger, S. J., Measurement and Simulation of the IAQ Impact of Particle Air Cleaners in a Single-Zone Building, U.S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Building and Fire Research Laboratory, February, 2000

    9. ESCAP Environment Statistics Course (Draft), Chapter 3, Air, 2000. http://planet.unescap.org/stat/envstat/stwes-03.pdf.

    10. Indoor Environmental Quality Overview, Version 1.0, Powerpoint Presentation With Notes, Florida Building Commission, June 2004

    11. Filtration 101, Principles of Filtration, Kimberley-Clark, December, 2005

    12. Gross, M., The Maze of Filtration Media, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, February, 2002
      http://www.kcfiltration.com/files/2PRES_HVAC%20Filtration%20101.pdf

    13. Freihaut, J., Particle Transported Indoor Biocontaminants a Major IAQ Issue: The Importance of Humidity Control and Particle Filtration, Indoor Environment Center, Department of Architectural Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2005
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    14. Haghighat, F., and H. Huang. “Indoor Air Quality and Material Emission” (Integrated IAQ model for prediction of VOC emissions from building material), Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Concordia University.
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    15. Hedge, A. Indoor Air Quality, DEA 350: Human Factors: Ambient Environment, (Course syllabus). Ithaca, NY: Cornell University, 2008. http://ergo.human.cornell.edu/AHSyllabi/DEA3502008.html.

    16. Hydroville Curriculum Project. (Curricula). Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, Environmental Health Sciences Center (EHSC), 2007. http://www.hydroville.org/.

    17. IAQ Instruments and Sample Collection Media. “Total Solutions for All Your Air Sampling, Indoor Air Quality, Gas Detection, VOC, & Industrial Hygiene Instrumentation Needs,” Pennsylvania: SKC Inc., n/d. http://www.skcgulfcoast.com/.

    18. IAQ Instruments, Lumasense Technologies. Ballerup, Denmark: Lumasense Technologies, n/d. http://www.lumasense.dk/Instruments.instruments.0.html.

    19. National Air Filtration Association. (Website offers online training and testing, and information about education and certification). http://www.nafahq.org.

    20. National Healthy Homes Training Center and Network. Overview–Essentials of Healthy Homes: Practitioner Course, n/d. http://www.gchd.us/nphwconference/HHTC_Practitioner_Brochure.pdf.

    21. National Institutes of Health. Report of the Surgeon General’s Workshop on Healthy Indoor Environment. Bethesda, MD: National Institutes of Health, 12–13 Jan., 2005. http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/topics/indoorenv/pdf/HIEWorkshopBinder.pdf.

    22. National Research Council Canada (NRCC). Indoor Air Quality Emission Simulation Tool (IA-Quest), Version 1.1. Ottawa: National Research Council Canada/Institute for Research in Construction, 2005. http://irc.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/ie/iaq/iaquest_e.html.

    23. M.G. Nishioka et al, Distribution of 2,4-D in Air and on Surfaces inside Residences after Lawn Applications: Comparing Exposure Estimates from Various Media for Young Children, Environmental Health Perspectives Volume 109, Number 11, November 2001

    24. Park, E. Y. et al, comparison Of Ventilation Strategies During Bake-out In Winter At Newly Built Apartment Buildings, Department of Architecture, Seoul National University, Korea, 2008
      http://www.inive.org/members_area/medias/pdf/Inive%5CIAQVEC2007%5CPark_4.pdf

    25. Parker, S. The Human Body Book and Multimedia ToolKit. Dorling Kindersley, 2007. http://cn.dk.com/nf/Book/BookDisplay/0,,9780756628659,00.html?HUMAN_BODY_BOOK_Steve_Parker

    26. Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing. Tech Set 2: Durable Building Envelope Details for New Construction and Additions. Upper Marlboro, MD: ToolBase Services, 2005. http://www.toolbase.org/PDF/TechSets/techset2_durablebuildingenvelope.pdf.

    27. Prill, R., and D. Blake. The Virtual School Walkthrough: Identifying and Solving Common Air Quality Problems. (DVD–free download copy available). Tumwater/Olympia: Washington State Department of Health, 2006.
      http://www.epa.gov/iaq/schools/links.html#The%20Virtual%20School%20Walkthrough.

    28. The Interior Design Profession's Body of Knowledge, 2005
      http://www.interiordesigncanada.org/pdf/idbok.pdf

    29. The North American Mosaic: An Overview of Key Environmental Issues, Industrial Pollution and Waste , Commission for Environmental Cooperation
      http://www.cec.org/soe/files/en/SOE_IndustrialPollution_en.pdf

    30. Van Straaten, R., Measurement of Ventilation and Drying of Vinyl Siding and Brick Clad Wall Assemblies (M.Sc. thesis paper), Applied Science in Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo, 2003
      University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh. Learn About the Five Common White Blood Cells. Elementary Hematology, Medical Technology website, n/d. http://www.uwosh.edu/med_tech/teaching/ElementaryHemeWeb/LEARN%20ABOUT%20WBCS.htm.

    31. U.S. Department of Energy. Building Energy Codes Resource Center. http://www.energycodes.gov.
      USDA, EPA, and Montana State University. Healthy Indoor Air for America’s Homes. (Interactive Training and Reference Tool Kit), 2006. http://www.montana.edu/wwwcxair/default.htm.

    32. –––––. Healthy Indoor Air for America’s Homes (Training and Reference DVD). 2005. http://www.montana.edu/wwwcxair/notebook.html.

    33. Walkinshaw, D.S. Soil Gas – Hazards and Solutions. Ottawa: Indoor Air Technologies, n/d. http://indoorair.ca/iat/pdf/ohbasoilgasseminar.pdf.

    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

    1. EPA. Building Air Quality: A Guide to Building Owners and Facility Managers. Washington, DC: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1991. http://www.epa.gov/iaq/largebldgs/pdf_files/iaq.pdf.

    2. –––––. Building Radon Out: A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Build Radon-Resistant Homes. Washington, DC: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2001. http://www.epa.gov/radon/pdfs/buildradonout.pdf.

    3. –––––. Energy Cost and IAQ Performance of Ventilation Systems and Controls. Executive Summary, Methodology, and Project Reports 1–7. Washington, DC: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2000. http://www.epa.gov/iaq/largebldgs/energy_cost_and_iaq/executive_summary.pdf.

    4. –––––. Indoor Air Facts No. 4 (revised), Sick Building Syndrome. Washington DC: EPA, 1991.
      http://co.livingston.mi.us/health/environhealth/aq/pdfs/EPA%20Sick%20Building.pdf.

    5. –––––. Indoor Air Pollution: Introduction for Health Professionals. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; American Lung Association; American Medical Association; and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, n/d. http://www.epa.gov/iaq/pubs/hpguide.html.

    6. –––––. Indoor Air Quality Building Education and Assessment Model (I-BEAM). Washington, DC: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2002.
      http://www.epa.gov/iaq/largebldgs/i-beam/index.html.

    7. –––––. Ozone Generators that are Sold as Air Cleaners: An Assessment of Effectiveness and Health Consequences. Washington, DC: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2003.
      http://www.epa.gov/iaq/pdfs/ozone_generator.pdf.

    8. –––––. Program Needs for Indoor Environments Research. Washington, DC: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2005. http://www.epa.gov/iaq/pdfs/pnier.pdf.

    9. –––––. Residential Air-Cleaning Devices: A Summary of Available Information. Washington, DC: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1990. http://www.epa.gov/iaq/pdfs/residential_air_cleaning_devices.pdf.

    10. –––––. Residential Air Cleaning Devices. Washington, DC: Office of Air and Radiation, Environmental Protection Agency, 2007.
      http://www.epa.gov/iaq//pdfs/residential_air_cleaning_devices.pdf.

    11. –––––. Should You Have the Air Ducts in Your Home Cleaned? Washington, DC: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1997. http://www.epa.gov/iaq/pdfs/airducts.pdf.

    12. –––––. Use and Care of Home Humidifiers, Indoor Air Facts No. 8, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Air and Radiation, February 1991

    Government of Canada

    1. CMHC and Health Canada. Radon: A Guide for Canadian Homeowners. Ottawa: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and Health Canada, 2007.
      http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/odpub/pdf/61945.pdf.

    2. Chen, J., Tracy, B. L. and Moir, D., Challenges of Radon Risk Mapping in Canada
      Radiation Protection Bureau, Health Canada, 2006
      http://www.geology.cz/extranet/vav/geochemie-zp/radon/sympozia/2006/radon-2006-67-71.pdf

    3. Genesove, L. “Ventilation Systems and Prevention of Respiratory Illness: Requirements for Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning in Health Care Facilities” (PowerPoint presentation). Toronto: Ontario Ministry of Labour, 2005. http://www.osach.ca/products/teleconf/Legionnaires.ppt.

    4. Government of Canada. Federal Agenda on the Reduction of Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds from Consumer and Commercial Products. Ottawa: Environment Canada, 2004. http://www.ec.gc.ca/nopp/DOCS/notices/voc/EN/index.cfm.

    5. –––––. Indoor Air Quality and Ventilation Rates in R-2000 Houses, Final Report. Ottawa: Department of Natural Resources Canada, Energy Efficiency Division, Residential Program, Energy Technology Branch/CANMET, 1995.

    6. Indoor Air Quality Guideline for Radon, Department of Health, Canadian Environmental Protection Act (1999), 2007 http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ewh-semt/pubs/air/exposure-exposition/index-eng.php.

    7. Guide for Radon Measurements in Residential Dwellings (Homes), HC Pub.: 4171, Health Canada, 2008
      http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ewh-semt/alt_formats/hecs-sesc/pdf/pubs/radiation/radon_homes-maisons/radon_homes-maisons-eng.pdf

    8. Morofsky, E. “Public Works–Greening Policy, Evaluation Tool, National Master Specifications, Service Life and Life-cycle Costing” (PowerPoint presentation as pdf). Gatineau, QC: Public Works and Government Services Canada, 2007.

    9. http://www.healthyindoors.com/english/resources/Round%20Tables%20and%20Guides/P-PWGSC.pdf.
      Nathanson, T. Remedial Procedures for Water Damage in Buildings. Ottawa: Public Works and Government Services Canada, 2002.
      http://www.cca-acc.com/mould/remediation/pdf/waterdamageprocedures.pdf.

    10. Sears, M.E. The Medical Perspective on Environmental Sensitivities. Ottawa: Canadian Human Rights Commission, 2007. http://www.chrc-ccdp.ca/pdf/envsensitivity_en.pdf.
       

    Guidelines and Standards

    1. Canadian Construction Association. Mould Guidelines for the Canadian Construction Industry. Ottawa: Canadian Construction Association, 2004. http://www.cca-acc.com/documents/electronic/cca82/cca82.pdf.

    2. Canadian Standards Association. CAN/CSA Standard F326, Residential Mechanical Ventilation Systems. Mississauga, ON: Canadian Standards Association, 2005. http://www.csa-intl.org/onlinestore/GetCatalogItemDetails.asp?mat=2410793&Parent=102.

    3. Charles, K.; R.J. Magee, D. Won, and E. Lusztyk. Indoor Air Quality Guidelines and Standards. Ottawa: National Research Council Canada, 2005. http://irc.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/pubs/rr/rr204/.

    4. DuPont. Architectural Details, Residential Flashing Systems, 2007.
      http://www2.dupont.com/Tyvek_Construction/en_US/tech_info/index.html.

    5. –––––. Residential CAD Drawings: Residential–Heating Climate. http://www2.dupont.com/Tyvek_Construction/en_US/tech_info/drawings_residential.html.

    6. Environment Canada. Government of Canada Five-year Progress Report: Canada-wide Standards for Particulate Matter and Ozone. Gatineau, QC: Environment Canada, 2007.
      http://www.ec.gc.ca/cleanair-airpur/caol/pollution_issues/cws/toc_e.cfm.

    7. GREENGUARD Environmental Institute. GREENGUARD Certification Standards for Low Emitting Products, n/d. http://www.greenguard.org/Default.aspx?tabid=109.

    8. Health Canada. Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality: Guideline Technical Document, Bacterial Waterborne Pathogens http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ewh-semt/pubs/water-eau/pathogens-pathogenes/application-eng.php.

    9. New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOHMH). Fungi in Indoor Environments; Environmental & Occupational Disease Epidemiology; Guidelines on Assessment and Remediation of Fungi in Indoor Environments, 1993. http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/html/epi/moldrpt1.shtml.

    10. Radon Working Group. Report of the Radon Working Group on a New Radon Guideline for Canada. Submitted to the Federal Provincial Territorial Radiation Protection Committee, revised 10 Mar. 2006.
      Swinton, M.C., and T. Kesik. Performance Guidelines for Basement Envelope Systems and Materials: Final Research Report. Ottawa: NRC Institute for Research in Construction, 2005.
      http://irc.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/pubs/rr/rr199/rr199.pdf.

    11. Thermal Comfort (DRAFT). IEQ-8, Sustainable Design Guidelines (Reference Manual). World Trade Center Redevelopment Projects.
      http://www.panynj.gov/DoingBusinessWith/contractors/pdfs/7526/IEQ-08_Thermal_Comfort.pdf.

    12. University of Toronto. Guidelines on Wearing Scented Products; We Share the Air posters. Toronto: Environmental Health and Safety, University of Toronto, n/d. http://www.ehs.utoronto.ca/Resources/HSGuide/Scent.htm.

    13. World Health Organization (WHO). Air Quality Guidelines for Europe, 2nd ed. European Series, no 91. Geneva, Switzerland: WHO Regional Publications, 2000.
      http://www.who.int/bookorders/anglais/dartprt1.jsp?sesslan=1&codlan=1&codcol=31&codcch=91.

    14. ––––. WHO Air Quality Guidelines: Global Update 2005 (Report on a working group meeting). Bonn, Germany, 18–20 Oct. 2005. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization, 2005. http://www.euro.who.int/Document/E87950.pdf.

    Health Canada

    1. Health Canada. Cool-Mist Humidifiers: It’s Your Health—Indoor Air Quality (Website is an article about humidifiers, with a link to Indoor Air Quality). Ottawa: Health Canada, 2003.
      http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/iyh-vsv/prod/humid-eng.php.

    2. –––––. Current and Emerging Organisms of Concern. Federal-Provincial-Territorial Committee on Drinking Water of the Federal-Provincial-Territorial Committee on Health and the Environment. Ottawa: Health Canada, 2006. http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ewh-semt/water-eau/drink-potab/guide/index-eng.php.

    3. –––––. Exposure Guidelines for Residential Indoor Air Quality (Report of the Federal-Provincial Advisory Committee on Environmental and Occupational Health). Ottawa: Health Canada, 1987; revised 1989, 1999.

    4. –––––. Fungal Contamination in Public Buildings: Health Effects and Investigation Methods. Ottawa, ON: Health Canada, 2004. .

    5. –––––. Health Risks of Asbestos, It’s Your Health. Ottawa: Health Canada, 2008. http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/iyh-vsv/environ/asbestos-amiante-eng.php.

    6. –––––. Indoor Air Pollution and Your Health. Health and Air Quality Bulletin. Ottawa: Health Canada, 2002. http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ewh-semt/pubs/air/health-sante-eng.php.

    7. –––––. Indoor Air Quality, Environmental and Workplace Health.
      http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ewh-semt/air/in/index-eng.php.

    8. –––––. Indoor Air Quality – Tools for Schools Action Kit for Canadian Schools. Ottawa: Health Canada, 2003.
      http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ewh-semt/alt_formats/hecs-sesc/pdf/pubs/air/tools_school-outils_ecoles/tools_school-outils_ecoles-eng.pdf.

    9. –––––. It’s Your Health—Effects of Lead on Human Health. Ottawa: Health Canada, 2004.
      http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/iyh-vsv/environ/lead-plomb-eng.php.

    10. –––––. It’s Your Health—Mercury and Human Health. Ottawa: Health Canada, 2004.
      http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/iyh-vsv/environ/merc-eng.php.

    11. –––––. Residential Indoor Air Quality Guidelines: Moulds. Ottawa: Health Canada, 2007.
      http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ewh-semt/pubs/air/mould-moisissure-eng.php.

    12. –––––. Toxic Substances Section Risk Management Progress–Psl 1 Substances. Ottawa: Health Canada, 2007. http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ewh-semt/contaminants/risk-risque/toxsub_psl1_substances-toxic_lsip1-eng.php.

    13. –––––. It’s Your Health—Human Health and the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA): An Overview. Ottawa: Health Canada, 2004. http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/iyh-vsv/environ/cepa-lcpe-eng.php.

    14. –––––. Toxic Substances Section Progress for Risk Management of Psl 2 Substances. Ottawa: Health Canada, Environmental & Workplace Health, 2007.
      http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ewh-semt/contaminants/risk-risque/toxsub_psl2_substances-toxic_lsip2-eng.php.

    15. –––––. Ventilation and Filters, http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/tobac-tabac/second/fact-fait/ventilation-eng.php.

    National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS)

    1. Harriman, L. “Preventing Mold & Mildew in GSA Buildings: A Multi-disciplinary (Project Manager’s) Opportunity” (PowerPoint presentation). Washington, DC: GSA Workshops, National Institute for Building Sciences, n/d.
      http://www.nibs.org/GSAWKSHP/4f_Mold%20and%20mildew%20protection.ppt.

    2. Morse, R., and D. Acker. “Indoor Air Quality and Mold Prevention of the Building Envelope,” Whole Building Design Guide (WBDG). Washington, DC: National Institute of Building Sciences and Morse Zehnter Associates, 2006. http://www.wbdg.org/resources/env_iaq.php.

    3. National Institute of Building Sciences. NIBS IEQ Final Report, Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ), A project of the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) with funding support from the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board), 2005. http://ieq.nibs.org/ieq_project.pdf.

    4. Indoor Environmental Quality, NIBS IEQ Final Report A project of the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS), July 05

    National Research Council Canada (NRCC)/National Research Council's Institute for Research in Construction (NRC/IRC), CANMET and Natural Resources Canada.

    1. About R-2000, Every Home Should Be This Good!, Natural Resources Canada
      http://www.oee.nrcan.gc.ca/residential/personal/new-homes/r-2000/About-r-2000.cfm
      Burrows, J., and D. Won. J. Burrowsand D. Won’s Material Emissions Study Yielding Results. Ottawa: NRC Institute for Research in Construction, 2005. http://irc.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/pubs/fulltext/prac/nrcc47718/nrcc47718.pdf.

    2. [Also published in Solplan Review, no. 121 (Mar. 2005), 18–19. Independent Canadian journal of energy conservation, building science & construction practice for residential construction. Includes coverage of IAQ and healthy construction issues].

    3. Charles, K., J.T. Reardon, and R.J. Magee. Construction Technology Update No. 64: Indoor Air Quality and Thermal Conditions in Open-Plan Offices. Ottawa: National Research Council of Canada, 2005. http://irc.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/pubs/ctus/ctu64e.pdf.

    4. Desiccant Evaporative Cooling for Residential Buildings http://irc.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/ie/iaq/desiccant_e.html

    5. J.C. Haysom and J.T. Reardon, Current Approaches for Mechanical Ventilation of Houses, National Research Council of Canada, May 1998

    6. Maref, W., B. Ouazia, J. Reardon and M. Rousseau. Ventilation and Wall Research House. National Research Council Canada-Institute for Research in Construction, Dec. 2007.

    7. Won, D., E. Lusztyk, and C.Y. Shaw. Target VOC List: RR-206. Ottawa: NRC Institute for Research in Construction, 2005. http://irc.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/pubs/rr/rr206/rr206.pdf.

    8. Reardon, J. Research and Case Studies Providing a Basis for Ventilation Air Distribution in the National Building Code of Canada, Institute for Research in Construction 2006
      R-2000 Standard (2005), Natural Resources Canada.
      http://www.oee.nrcan.gc.ca/residential/personal/new-homes/r-2000/standard/current/R2000-standard.pdf

    9. Super E House Program, CANMET Energy Technology Centre, Energy Technology Branch, Energy Sector Department of Natural Resources Canada, 1998 N/A. http://www.super-e.com/

 

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