Apr 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog

AHR 255 Indoor Air Quality

Lecture: 1 Lab: 2 Clinic: 0 Credits: 2
This course introduces the techniques of assessing and maintaining the quality of the indoor environment in residential and commercial structures. Topics include handling and investigating complaints, filter selection, humidity control, testing for sources of carbon monoxide, impact of mechanical ventilation, and building and duct pressures. Upon completion, students should be able to assist in investigating and solving common indoor air quality problems.

Course is typically offered in Fall.
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
At completion of the course, the student should be able to do the following:

  1. Evaluate air filters for passage of proper air flow in a lab setting.
  2. Calculate relative humidity in a lab assignment.
  3. Determine solution to humidity issues in structures in a lab assignment.
  4. Demonstrate proper testing procedures for carbon monoxide in a field setting.
  5. Identify biological contaminates on a written test.