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The importance of maintaining proper building pressurization for air quality, occupant comfort, and for saving energy
Does Your Biosafety Program Stack Up? 10 Questions to Test Your Compliance Status
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The importance of maintaining proper building pressurization for air quality, occupant comfort, and for saving energy
An interview with Jerry F. Ludwig, Ph.D., P.E.
by Linda Goodspeed

Jerry Ludwig, Ph.D., P.E. Problems caused by negative building pressurization range from issues of comfort (cold drafts and noxious odors that rush in through cracks and door openings) to serious safety concerns. However, these problems can be avoided entirely through regular building audits that measure the building’s exhaust, intake and flow capacity.
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