EPA Findings: How Does Indoor Air Quality Impact Student Health and Academic Performance?
Do School Facilities Affect Academic Outcomes?
CNN Spotlights Indoor Air Quality Impact on Student Learning, 2012
Article Text: CNN Spotlights Indoor Air Quality Impact on Student Learning, 2012 BY CINDY LONG AND TIM WALKER An estimated 14 million American children attend public schools that are in urgent need of extensive repair or replacement and have unhealthy environmental conditions, including poor air quality, unsafe drinking water and inadequate safety systems.… read more →
July, 2001 Many people have expressed interest to ensure that library books and textbooks brought from moldy places such as the old Halifax West High School to the new school are free of molds/microbial contaminants. Background on Molds Molds can be found anywhere; they can grow on any organic substance,… read more →
Parents or staff frequently call for “testing” of a building. CAUTION: Testing for mould or other indoor air factors is not always useful. If an air quality test did not find mould this is not a conclusive guarantee that mould is not the problem. Common mould tests measure only live… read more →
November, 2003 Canada’s National Science and Technology Workshop on Mould In the Indoor Environment was held on November 24-25, 2003. It was hosted by the Healthy Indoors Partnership and Health Canada. Over 80 experts from across Canada and from all fields relevant to human health and moulds in indoor environments… read more →
Santé Canada – Ligne directrices sur la qualité de l’air intérieur résidentiel Moisissures
Health Canada Residential IAQ Guidelines – Moulds
“Particulate” refers to minute particles of liquids or solids suspended in the air. Particulate may be visible such as dust or smoke, or may not be visible to the naked eye. As air contaminants, particulate can pose a real risk to health. Some effects are immediate, such as asthma, and… read more →