Table of Contents

Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1 The aetiology of allergy and asthma; Chapter 2 The ecology and physiology of the house dust mite; Chapter 3 The indoor environment and the house dust mite; Chapter 4 Housing and health; Chapter 5 Historical changes in domestic ventilation regimes; Chapter 6 Designing a double-blind placebo-controlled interventionist trial; Chapter 7 Key findings and discussion; Chapter 8 Scoping the confounding variables; Chapter 9 Hazardous indoor pollutants. This book outlines the remediation of existing housing stock, along with some generic design principles aimed at providing 'healthy' air change rates and suppressing indoor humidity and dust mite activity.