Abderrahim Lakhouit

University of Tabuk

Dr. Abderrahim Lakhouit has a PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada. He has two master’s degrees in Environmental Engineering and Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency. He is an assistant professor at the University of Tabuk, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Previously he worked as a teaching assistant at Canadian universities. Dr. Lakhouit is also a researcher and has published articles in international journals such as Chemosphere. He is an associate and guest editor as well as reviewer for many international journals, including Waste Management, Environments, and others. He is an active member in the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP).

Abderrahim Lakhouit

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Indoor air quality (IAQ) is an important aspect in building design due to its effect on human health and wellbeing. Generally, people spend about 90% of their time indoors where they are exposed to chemicals, particulate matters, biological contaminants and possibly carcinogens. In particular, the air quality at hospitals carries with it risks for serious health consequences for medical staff as well as patients and visitors. This book is a study of atmospheric air pollution and presents ways we can reduce its impacts on human health. It discusses tools for measuring IAQ as well as analyzes IAQ in closed buildings. It is an important documentation of air quality and its impact on human health.

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