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Introduction to Indoor Air Quality

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology via Coursera

5 Reviews 1118 students interested
  • Provider Coursera
  • Subject Civil Engineering
  • Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session In progress
  • Language English
  • Certificate Paid Certificate Available
  • Effort 2-3 hours a week
  • Start Date
  • Duration 4 weeks long
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Course Overview: https://youtu.be/LLVb4FOn4uU
This course provides a basic knowledge of an emerging area – Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) in buildings. Learners will realize the importance of maintaining proper IAQ.

Characteristics associated with indoor air contaminants (IAC) are demonstrated, such as
• Particulate matters (PM2.5, PM10)
• Radon
• Volatile organic compounds (VOCs)
• Asbestos
• Bio-aerosols, and more

Safe exposure levels, resulting health effects, measurement techniques, mitigate and control measures of these IAC are discussed.

Other important areas related to IAQ such as building ventilation systems, indoor flow characteristics, sick building syndrome, and thermal comfort are also covered in this course.

Taught by

Christopher Chao and Edwin Tso

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Anonymous
5.0 3 months ago
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This course is very useful and good.It gives us awareness about waste chemicals and how to avoid it.Reflective review on impact of IAQ on humans.



Issues of concern include indoor chemistry, airborne infection, and the impact on performance.



Societal trends have led to greater indoor pollutant exposure intensity.



Responses to climate change, energy conservation and singular strategies have not been effective in alleviating the deterioration of indoor air quality.



Holistic solutions include innovations, smart technologies and user engagement.
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Volker M
5.0 3 months ago
Volker completed this course.
Clear and concise course on the subject, very valuable for all those who work in the field of indoor air quality or want to know more. Clear and understandable presentations, very pronounced even though with Chinese accentuations, and the most correct subtitle transcripts of any Coursera course I have seen so far.
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Arepaka. N
5.0 5 months ago
Arepaka. is taking this course right now and found the course difficulty to be medium.
Sir/Madam

The time schedule is not very clear as I got enrolled through my M.Tech civil Engineering college, MJRACET, Pulicherla Chittoor district Andhra Pradesh, India with Email as avlsatya69@gmail.com

Please let me the know the start date as i could see as 29th October, 2018

Thanks & regards

AVLSatyanarayana
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Gy N
5.0 a year ago
by Gy completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
The course is well design the learner who want to know about the indoor air quality. The source, health effect, control measure and detection methods of different indoor air pollutants is well illustrate in a easy manner that a normal person can easily understand
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Anonymous
5.0 3 months ago
Anonymous completed this course.
I found the material presented in this course to be interesting as well as educational. I would recommend taking this course to anyone who is a facilities manager or who wants to learn more about IAQ.
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