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PLHE 2045

IAQ Indoor Air Quality

Credits: 1

Description: This course covers the basics of indoor air quality and its effects on the building inhabitants. The learner will gain a thorough understanding of IAQ and how to evaluate and mitigate the problems of indoor air quality. Prerequisite(s): None

Credit Breakdown: 1/0/0 (Lecture/Lab/On the job training)


This course should help you gain the following abilities and competencies.

Core Abilities

  1. Demonstrate thinking/active learning skills.
  2. Demonstrate technology skills.
  3. Demonstrate global/environmental perspective.


  1. Evaluate HVAC systems for air quality
  2. Investigate contaminated air stream for problems
  3. Analyze equipment selection to match contamination issue

Guidelines for Success


In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, learners are encouraged to register with the Learning Services Director in the Learning Enrichment Center for assistance with accommodations. It is the learner's responsibility to voluntarily and confidentially disclose information regarding the nature and extent of a disability. The college cannot assume responsibility for providing accommodations or services to learners who have not identified themselves as having a qualifying disability.

Last Updated: 2011-05-23
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