Indoor air quality (iaq) in the uae research in environmental health and safety
Mfarrej, Manar Fawzi Bani
Al Qattan, Abdulrahman
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Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) has been one of the most important aspects that environmentalists consider. Since UAE residents spend 80%-95% of their time indoors to escape high temperatures. Individuals should pay attention to their indoor air quality to prevent short-term or long-term health effects that can be caused with single or multiple exposures. Measuring the air pollution and monitoring the dust, carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide found in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and RAK malls by utilizing TSI Indoor Air Quality Instruments, and dust monitor. The various locations have been selected such as (toilet, food court, hypermarket and gym). Surprisingly, the highest count of carbon dioxide was 2880 and above which found in the toiled zone. Furthermore, the dust was also found in the toilet which mean the worst zone was bathroom from the samples are that we selected.