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Final Report - ENVIE (Co-ordination action on Indoor Air Quality and Health Effects)

Project ID: 502671
Funded under: FP6-POLICIES


This is the final report of the ENVIE project, whose objective was to increase the understanding of the Europe-wide public health impacts of indoor air quality by identifying the most widespread and significant indoor causes for these health impacts and evaluating the existing and optional building and housing related policies for controlling them.

The report begins with a summary of the project's objective, after providing some background on air pollution issues and several diseases and health problems related. The ENVIE method is explained and then there is a comprehensive presentation of the state of knowledge in various areas, such as health effects, risk assessment, causes and sources of air contamination, current EU policies and regulations etc. Finally, there are conclusions on the relationship between air pollution and health issues and also recommendations for policy makers and future research suggestions.

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