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Goal: Understand the key, fundamental concepts of indoor air quality and identify the root causes of IAQ problems and their solutions.

Lesson 1: Definitions

Objective – Define the following concepts: air, indoor air quality, indoor environmental quality, and acceptable IAQ.

Lesson 2: History

Objective – Understand that indoor air quality is not a new phenomenon and be able to cite some historical examples of IAQ problems and their solutions.

Lesson 3: IAQ Problems

Objective – Identify four elements of IAQ problems: Source, Pathways, HVAC, and Occupants.

Lesson 4: IAQ Solutions

Objective – Identify four solutions that attack the root cause of IAQ problems and identify four additional solutions that will improve IAQ in a general way.