Combustion Sources of Residential Air Pollution: An Overview

by Thomas A. King, Mueller Associates Inc, Baltimore, MD, USA,
Patricia Gerry, Mueller Associates Inc, Baltimore, MD, USA,
Linda L. Green, Mueller Associates Inc, Baltimore, MD, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Environmental Engineering


Combustion by-products are a major source of indoor air pollution and have been measured in homes at levels above typical outdoor concentrations, and at levels which approach or exceed outdoor air quality standards. This paper provides an overview of the factors which influence, and methods which mitigate, the impacts of combustion devices on indoor air quality. This paper focuses on three major combustion pollutants: NO//2, CO, and respirable suspended particles (RSP).

Subject Headings: Indoor environmental quality | Combustion | Air quality | Particle pollution | Wastes | Standards and codes | Mitigation and remediation | Pollutants

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