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*Useful Publications on Mold and Moisture

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The following is a list of publications we recommend for your research on mold issues.


Adan, Olaf C. G., and Samson, Robert A., 2011. Fundamentals of mold growth in indoor environments and strategies for healthy living. Wageningen, The Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers.

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists. Bioaerosols: Assessment and Control. Macher, J., editor. ACGIH, Cincinnati, OH. 1999.

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American Industrial Hygiene Association. Field Guide for the Determination of Biological Contaminants in Environmental Samples, 2nd edition, Hung, Ling-Ling, Miller, J. David, Dillon, H. Kenneth editors.  Fairfax, VA. 2005.

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American Society for Testing and Materials.  Moisture Control in Buildings, Trechsel, H.R., editor.  Philadelphia, PA. 1994.

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Engleberg, N. Cary, T. Dermody and V. DiRita. Schaechter’s Mechanisms of Microbial Disease, 4th edition, Lippencott, Williams & Wilkens, Baltimore, MD.  2006.

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Harriman, L., G. Brundrett, and R. Kittler, Humidity Control Design Guide for Commercial
and Institutional Buildings, ASHRAE, Atlanta, GA. 2001.

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Heseltine, E. and J. Rosen (eds), 2009.  WHO Guidelines for Indoor Air Quality:  Dampness and Mould.  World Health Organization, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies, Committee on Damp Indoor Spaces and Health, Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Damp Indoor Spaces and Health, The National Academies Press, Washington, DC, 2004.

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Lstiburek, J. and J. Carmody, Moisture Control Handbook: Principles and Practices for Residential and Small Commercial Buildings, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, NY. 1993.

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Odom, J. David.  Preventing Moisture and Mold Problems in Hot, Humid Climates: Design and Construction Guidelines, CH2M Hill, in cooperation with Disney Development Company, Orlando, FL. 1997.

Prezant B, D. Weekes and J.D. Miller (eds), 2008.  Recognition Evaluation and Control of Indoor Mold.   American Industrial Hygiene Association, Fairfax, Virginia.

Stanke, Dennis.  Managing Building Moisture, Trane Company. American Standard, Inc. La Crosse, WI. 1998.

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings.  EPA-402-K-01-001. March 2001.

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. "Moisture Control Guidance for Building Design, Construction and Maintenance." EPA 402-F-13053 | December 2013 | (140 pages).

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