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Main Title Quality assurance procedures : method 28, certification and auditing of wood heaters /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Rives, G. D.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Atmospheric Research and Exposure Assessment Laboratory,
Year Published 1989
Report Number EPA/600-S3-89-049
OCLC Number 441448952
Subjects Heating--Equipment and supplies--Standards--United States. ; Air--Pollution--United States--Measurement. ; Heat engineering--Standards--United States. ; Air--Pollution--Measurement.
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBD ARCHIVE EPA 600-S3-89-049 In Binder Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 04/10/2018
EJBD  EPA 600-S3-89-049 In Binder Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 07/31/2018
Collation 3 pages ; 28 cm
Caption title. "July 1989." At head of title: Project summary. Distributed to depository libraries in microfiche. "EPA/600-S3-89-049."
Contents Notes
The full report is a comprehensive document intended to be used an as aid for wood heater manufacturers and testing laboratories in performing particulate matter sampling of wood heaters according to EPA protocol, Method 28. These procedures may be used In research and development, and as an aid in auditing and certification testing. A detailed, step- by-step quality assurance guide Is provided to aid in the procurement and assembly of testing apparatus, to clearly describe the procedures, and to facilitate data collection and reporting. Suggested data sheets are supplied that can be used as an aid for both record keeping and certification applications. Throughout the document, activity matrices are provided to serve as a summary reference. Checklists are also supplied that can be used by testing personnel. Finally, for the purposes of ensuring data quality, procedures are outlined for apparatus operation, maintenance, and auditing. These procedures combined with the detailed description of the sampling and analysis protocol will help ensure the accuracy and reliability of emission testing results.