Indoor Air Quality Assessment

Indoor Air Quality Assessment is a term referring to the air quality within & around around buildings and structures, especially in relation to the health and comfort of occupants.

Our Lifestyles (Work And Leisure Activities) Cause Us To Spend Increasing Amounts Of Time Inside Buildings. Exposure To Pollution Has Been Known To Impact Humans For Quite Some Time. The Common Health Symptoms Such As Headaches, Itchy Eyes, Reduced Work Efficiency Et.C Have Been Traditionally Termed Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) Or Similar Names. The General IAQ Pollutants Are RSPM, Formaldehyde, Ozone, CO, CO2, Total Viable Bacteria Count (CFU/M3), Total Viable Mould Count (CFU/M3), Legionella, Ventilation Etc.

GLens Labs provides technical services for conducting Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) assessment of your facility. The purpose of IAQ assessment is to understand the concentration of defined parameters (as per the below Table) in the Indoor Air samples collected from the facility.

Assessment Parameter Sampling Duration of each Sample Number of Sample(s)
Assessment Operating Temperature (oC) 8 hours 1
Relative Humidity (%) 8 hours 1
Air Movement (Ventilation Study) m/sec Lumpsum 1
Respirable Particulate Matter (PM10) mg/m3 8 hours 1
Carbon Monoxide (ppm) 8 hours 1
Carbon Dioxide (ppm) 8 hours 1
Total Volatile Organic Compounds (ppm) (PID Analyser) 8 hours 1
Total Viable Bacteria Count (CFU/m3) 8 hours 1
Total Viable Mould Count (CFU/m3) 8 hours 1
Formaldehyde (ppm) 8 hours 1
Ozone (ppb) 8 hours 1
Indoor Air Quality Assessment in Chennai The reporting shall be generated as follows :
  • Laboratory generated results.
  • Comprehensive observations report with graphical comparison of results against the standard limits as given by stipulated standards.
  • Analysis and discussion on each parameter mentioned in Table and its result.
  • As a value addition, generic recommendations shall also be included in the observations report for the parameters not complying with the standard limits. The recommendations shall be suggestive and may or may not be applicable on a case to case basis.