Asked in Authors, Poets, and Playwrights
What has the author Joseph M Hans written?
Joseph M. Hans has written: 'Seasonal variations of radon and radon decay product concentrations in single family homes' -- subject(s): Atmospheric radon, Environmental aspects of Radon, Indoor air pollution, Physiological effect, Radioactive pollution, Radon ...
Asked in Air Pollution
What are two ways to reduce indoor air pollution?
Answer from Holt California Earth Science " Ventilation, or the mixing of indoor air with outdoor air, can lower indoor air pollution." "Another way to lower indoor air pollution is to limit the use of chemical solvents and cleaners. ...
Asked in Pollution, Health, Air Pollution, Radioactive Waste
What is a radioactive gas that can cause indoor air pollution?
Radon Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that is given off by some types of rock and soil. Radon has no color or odor. It can seep into basements and the lower floors of buildings. Radon exposure is the second leading cause of lung cancer in this country. A radon detector sounds an alarm when levels of the gas in indoor air become to high. If radon is present, increasing a building's ventilation can eliminate any damaging effects. This requires the attention...
Asked in Pollution
What is the biggest cause of indoor air pollution?
Failure to have good ventilation and bringing gaseous items indoors are the biggest causes of indoor air pollution. Some of the items that cause indoor air pollution include tobacco, pesticides, and asbestos. ...
Asked in Radon
How does radon cause air pollution?
It doesn't cause air pollution, it is air pollution. It's a radioactive decay product (of radium) that occurs in granite. Not a problem unless you have a stone cellar in your house, if you do, radon leaches out. It's heavy and stays in the cellar and every time you go down there you get another dose. ...
Asked in Cleaning, Air Pollution, Vacuum Cleaners
What promotes indoor air quality?
To promote good indoor air quality means to look around at your living or working environment for sufficient ventilation and to identify possible sources of indoor air pollution. These sources can be as simple as dust mites and other allergens in the carpeting, or as complex as VOCs outgassing from chemical cleansers and furnishings. Once you have a pretty good idea of what kinds of air pollution are in the environment, you just have to take steps to limit their impact. And believe...
Asked in Environmental Issues, Pollution, Air Pollution
How help in the problem of air pollution?
Bike to work Plant some trees Take the bus Ensure your cars exhaust system works properly (if you have to drive) Don't use perfumes (indoor air pollution) Don't use products like Febreeze or Glade (indoor air pollution) ...
Asked in Pollution
Indoor polution sources that release gases or particles into the air are the primary cause of indoor airquality problems in homes and businesses?
indoor pollution sources that release gases or particles into the air are the primary cause of indoor air quality problems in homes and businesses? ...
Asked in Air Pollution
What is indoor pollution?
Indoor pollution is defined as "the presence of physical, chemical or biological contaminants in the air of confined environments, which are not naturally present in high quantities in the external air of the ecological systems." (Italian ministry for the Environment, 1991) ...
Asked in The Difference Between
What is the difference between air pollution and pollution?
air pollution is related to air specialy but in pollution we include all type of pollution like water , noise, air pollution ...
Asked in Radon, Groundwater and Well Water
Is there a dangerous amount of Radon Gas in the ground in Tucson Arizona?
The levels in Pima County, where Tucson is located, as determined by radon test results from Air Chek, Inc, is 1.5 pCi/L The highest numbers are near Cardinal Ave. That said, indoor radon is pretty much the lowest anywhere. The average national indoor radon level is 1.3 pCi/L ...