Building-related illness


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Building-related illness

Diagnosable illness whose cause and symptoms can be directly attributed to a specific pollutant source within a building, such as Legionnaire’s disease, hypersensitivity, pneumonitis, attributed directly to airborne building contaminants.
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Keeping Buildings Healthy tells professionals what they must know in order to identify, evaluate, and resolve the complex issues presented by building-related illness effectively.
In its first year of operation, 400 of the 700 occupants exhibited signs typical of building-related illness.
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