Indoor Environmental Quality

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BC- 6300: Safety and Environmental Issues

I. Introduction  

A. Definition of Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)

· Conditions inside a building. Including, but not limited, to the air quality, daylight view and acoustics. 

B. Importance of IEQ for occupant health and well-being

· Improving the health of employees   

· Improving the productivity of an employee  

· Minimizing the possibility of building related health issues.  

C. Purpose of the study

II. Background of Indoor Environmental Quality 

A. Historical perspective on indoor air quality (IAQ) and IEQ  

B. Key factors influencing IEQ  

1. Ventilation  

2. Temperature and humidity  

3. Lighting  

4. Noise levels  

5. Indoor Air Contaminants  

· Cleaning Materials 

· Mold 

· Building Materials that emit VOC’s 

· Paint 

· Sealants 

· Adhesives 

· Off Gassing from soil below the building 

· Foreign matter on shoe bottoms 

 C. Health implications of poor IEQ  

· Fatigue 

· Headaches 

· Eye, Nose and Throat Irritation 

· Asthma 

D. Regulatory standards and guidelines (mention relevant ones)  

E. Recent advancements in IEQ monitoring and assessment technologies 

III. Objectives 

A. Research objectives  

B. Hypotheses, if applicable  

C. Research questions