Chapter 3: Energy-Efficient Ventilation and Source Control for Health Protection


Chapter 3 focuses on key contaminants inside homes. This research effort sought to find a short list of key contaminants and to discuss source control methods. Cooking is a major source of indoor contaminants and is discussed.

Figure 3.1.1

Figure 3.1.1: Estimated Population Averaged Annual Cost, in Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALYs), of Chronic Air Pollutant Inhalation in U.S. Residences. This figure presents only the results from the 15 pollutants with highest mean damage estimates.