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Main Title Effectiveness of vacuum cleaning on fungally contaminated duct materials {microform} /
Author Foarde, Karin K.; VanOsdell, D. W.; Chang, J. C. S.
CORP Author Research Triangle Inst., Research Triangle Park, NC.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Air Pollution Prevention and Control Div.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, National Risk Management Research Laboratory
Place Published Research Triangle Park, NC :
Year Published 1997
Report Number EPA/600/A-98/047 ; NRMRL-RTP-P-314; EPA-R-822642
Stock Number PB98-140007
OCLC Number 47724441
Subjects Space HVAC systems; Fungi; Ducts; Vacuum cleaners; Microorganisms; Ventilation systems; Heating systems; Air conditioning; Spores; Dust; Fiberglass reinforced plastics; Air cleaning systems; Air pollution control; Indoor air quality
Holdings
Library   Call Number Additional Info Location Date Modified
ERBD PB98-140007 NERL/ESD-LV Library/Las Vegas,NV 08/10/2001
NTIS PB98-140007 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation 14 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Abstract The paper gives results of research to: determine, under constant temperature, relative humidity, and air flow test conditions, whether fungal spore levels on heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC) duct material surfaces could be reduced substantially by thorough vacuum cleaning; and evaluate whether subsequent fungal growth would be limited or contained by a single mechanical cleaning treatment. Three fiberglass duct materials were tested. The results showed that notable amounts of surface dust were removed, and surface spore levels could be reduced in the short term on all materials by vacuuming. However, regrowth occurred within 6-12 weeks.
Notes "EPA/600/A-98/047." "PB98-140239." "Presented at 2nd Biennial Conference, Engineering Solutions to IAQ Problems, Research Triangle Park, NC, 7/21-23/97." "John C.S. Chang, project officer." Microfiche.
Supplementary Notes Presented at the Environmental Protection Agency/Air and Waste Management Association Conference, Engineering Solutions to IAQ Problems, Research Triangle Park, NC., July 21-23, 1997. Sponsored by Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Air Pollution Prevention and Control Div.
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Author Added Ent
VanOsdell, Douglas W.;
Chang, John C. S.
Corporate Au Added Ent United States. ; Air Pollution Prevention and Control Division. ; Research Triangle Institute.
PUB Date Free Form 1997.
NTIS Prices PC A03/MF A01
BIB Level m
OCLC Time Stamp 20010806192409
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type MERGE
OCLC Rec Leader 01434cam 2200313Ka 45170