Validation of the criteria for initiating the cleaning of heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) ductwork under real conditions.

@article{Lavoie2011ValidationOT,
  title={Validation of the criteria for initiating the cleaning of heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) ductwork under real conditions.},
  author={Jacques Lavoie and Genevi{\`e}ve Marchand and Yves Cloutier and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Lavou{\'e}},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene},
  year={2011},
  volume={8 8},
  pages={467-72}
}
Dust accumulation in the components of heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems is a potential source of contaminants. To date, very little information is available on recognized methods for assessing dust buildup in these systems. The few existing methods are either objective in nature, involving numerical values, or subjective in nature, based on experts' judgments. An earlier project aimed at assessing different methods of sampling dust in ducts was carried out in the… CONTINUE READING