This page describes steps that a facility manager should take to establish an IAQ Profile. An IAQ Profile establishes the current status of air quality in the building and acts as the basis for future improvements.
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Many of the items in this list come from the US EPA’s Building Air Quality document.
Outside Air Intakes
- Automated dampers functioning?
- Are there potential pollution sources near the intakes?
- Cooling towers
- Garbage receptacles
- Standing water
- Exhaust fans
- How far are the potential pollution sources from the intakes?
- What is the condition of the bird screen?