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Indoor Air Pollution. 10.5 Chapter 15. Developing Nations. Wood, Dung, Coal to heat and cook Women and Children PM/CO. Indoor Air and Developing Nations. Developed Countries. People spend more time indoors Buildings are “tighter”

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Indoor Air Pollution

10.5

Chapter 15


Developing Nations

  • Wood, Dung, Coal to heat and cook

  • Women and Children

  • PM/CO


Indoor Air and Developing Nations


Developed Countries

  • People spend more time indoors

  • Buildings are “tighter”

    • Superinsulated to reduce energy consumption of heating/cooling

  • Materials made of plastics/petroleum products out-gassing


Indoor Air Pollution

  • Pollutants can be 5-100X greater than outdoors


  • Most common:

    • Radon, cigarette smoke, carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide, formaldehyde pesticides, lead, cleaning solvents, ozone, and asbestos


Green Cleaning


Can You Complete This Chart?


Radon


Indoor Air Pollution - Radon


Sick Building Syndrome


New Cook Stoves


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