Shaping Tomorrow's Built Environment Today

Avoiding IAQ Problems

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Course Length: 3 hours

This course is a part of the ASHRAE Career Enhancement Curriculum Program:
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Based on ASHRAE’s IAQ Guide, Best Practices for Design, Construction and Commissioning, this course provides a systematic overview of the key objectives that must be met to achieve good indoor air quality. A review of the most common causes of IAQ problems in buildings, as well as the process management strategies that owners and design teams can use during design, construction and turnover to help avoid IAQ problems are discussed. The course discusses the state-of-the-art strategies to prevent IAQ problems related to moisture and mold in building assemblies, outdoor contaminants, moisture and dirt in air handling systems, material emissions, outdoor air monitoring and control and more. Case studies and examples are provided to help make the IAQ Guide easy to use on your next project.

Course Instructor

Hoy Bohanon, P.E., Member ASHRAE, BEAP, LEED® AP >>

Additional Information

All courses are available for Chapter and In-Company Programs. Courses may be periodically scheduled for the Winter and/or Annual Conference Education Programs, as well as the Online Courses Series.

Chapters or Companies: Contact Karen Murray, Manager of Professional Development ( or 678-539-1146), to schedule an ALI seminar or course at your organization or event.

Availability: Check the various offerings listed under Professional Development > Learning Portal to see if this course is being offered at an upcoming event.