30 Oct '12, 5pm

First-of-its-kind study of the IAQ of 40 childcare centers in California shows room for improvement: - @edcmagazine

Thomas McKone and Randy Maddalena of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) participated in the study, which was led by Asa Bradman and researchers in the University of California, Berkeley’s Center for Environmental Research and Children’s Health, School of Public Health. McKone has a joint appointment at the School of Public Health and in Berkeley Lab’s Environmental Energy Technologies Division (EETD), and Maddalena is a scientist in EETD. “Although most of the VOCs that we commonly measure indoors are similar in childcare facilities and other indoor environments like homes and schools, our findings suggest that there are a lot more chemicals in the air than what we commonly measure. In addition to the target VOCs in our study, we identified more than a hundred other VOCs in the air, many of which do not have reference exposure levels.” says Maddalena. The...

Full article: http://www.edcmag.com/articles/94741-study-reasons-to-imp...

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