DEP. "DEP: Indoor Environmental Quality." CT.gov Portal.
http://www.ct.gov/dep/cwp/view.asp?a=2714&q=324916&depNav_GID=1645 (accessed June 30, 2011). This article from the Department of Envrionmental Protection names common household pollutants and gives a chart on language used by manufacturers of cleaning products. It also give alternatives to using toxic cleaning products.
Franck, Irene M., and David M. Brownstone.
The green encyclopedia
. New York: Prentice Hall General Reference, 1992. This book is an informative guide on environmental concerns and solutions. It informs the reader if they suspect there is an indoor air pollution problem to seek the advice of a physician first.
Healthier schools a review of state policies for improving indoor air quality.
. Washington, DC: Environmental Law Institute, 2002. This book describes the policies that have been adopted to maintain safe air quality within schools and proper maintenance and inspections are key to healthy school environment.
eHow. "Housekeeping - How To Information | eHow.com." eHow | How to Videos, Articles & More - Trusted Advice for the Curious Life | eHow.com. http://www.ehow.com/print/how_4770736_clean-home-bleach-alternatives.html (accessed May 29, 2011). This brief article informs the reader that there are other solutions to cleaning and disinfecting without the use of bleach, since bleach has a negative impact on our health.
Jaret, Peter. "Experts Are Turning Up Some Surprising Sources of Indoor Air Pollution."
, February 1, 2000. This article points out the dangers of indoor air pollution, its source, and potential risk to human life. It also talks about how we can reduce pollution in our homes.
Entering adulthood a curriculum for grades 9-12
. Santa Cruz, CA: Network Publications, 1991. Although the title of the book is Entering Adulthood, the subtitle is Creating a Healthy Environment and is part of a contemporary health series.
Leslie, G. B., and F. W. Lunau.
Indoor air pollution: problems and priorities
. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992. This book is written to inform the non-specialists on the dangers of indoor air pollution concentrating on lung cancer and the main causes from tobacco smoke and asbestos in the home.
Save our planet: 750 everyday ways you can help clean up the earth
. New York, N.Y.: Dell Pub., 1990. This book gives helpful suggestions to reduce pollution and to conserve resources and making homes more energy-efficient.
Indoor air pollution
. Berlin: Springer, 2004. This book talks about volatile organic compounds (VOC's), the different types, the sources and how they are detected.
Walsh, Phillip J., Charles S. Dudney, and Emily D. Copenhaver.
Indoor air quality
. Boca Raton, Fla.: CRC Press, 1984. This book contains information about how there has been a worldwide effort to cut costs in heating and cooling our homes, there has been an adverse affect on the quality of our indoor air due to efforts to insulate our homes.
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