Sick Building Syndrome: in Public Buildings and Workplaces (Paperback)Sabah A. Abdul-Wahab (editor)
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This volume throws light on the Sick Building Syndrome in Libraries and other public buildings, and the extent to which it is influenced by the internal environment of libraries. One of the signs of this disease is that the person suffers from a set of symptoms closely related to his/her presence in the building, without the identification of any clear causes, and his/her relief of these symptoms when he/she are out of the building. Hence, the book sheds on the extent to which the interior environment impacts upon the health of the people, and the extent to which this is reflected in their performance. The book can be used for teaching, research, and professional reference. It concludes with the recommendation that is essential to observe environmental dimensions when designing library and public buildings, taking into consideration the expected impact of SBS in library and public buildings on people. The significance of the book derives from the fact that it is the first of its kind to examine the issue of the interior environment and SBS of library and public building worldwide.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
Number of pages: 591
Weight: 979 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 33 mm
Edition: 2011 ed.
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