MARK MENDELL

Summary

Affiliation: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Indoor thermal factors and symptoms in office workers: findings from the US EPA BASE study
    M J Mendell
    Indoor Environment Department, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Indoor Air 19:291-302. 2009
  2. pmc Is CO2 an indoor pollutant? Direct effects of low-to-moderate CO2 concentrations on human decision-making performance
    Usha Satish
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Upstate Medical University, State University of New York, Syracuse, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1671-7. 2012
  3. pmc Association of residential dampness and mold with respiratory tract infections and bronchitis: a meta-analysis
    William J Fisk
    Indoor Environment Department, Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Environ Health 9:72. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Risk factors in heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning systems for occupant symptoms in US office buildings: the US EPA BASE study
    M J Mendell
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Indoor Environment Department, CA, USA
    Indoor Air 18:301-16. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Indoor residential chemical emissions as risk factors for respiratory and allergic effects in children: a review
    M J Mendell
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Indoor Environment Department, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Indoor Air 17:259-77. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Indicators of moisture and ventilation system contamination in U.S. office buildings as risk factors for respiratory and mucous membrane symptoms: analyses of the EPA BASE data
    Mark J Mendell
    Indoor Environment Department, Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 3:225-33. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Do indoor pollutants and thermal conditions in schools influence student performance? A critical review of the literature
    M J Mendell
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Indoor Environment Department, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Indoor Air 15:27-52. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Environmental risk factors and work-related lower respiratory symptoms in 80 office buildings: an exploratory analysis of NIOSH data
    Mark J Mendell
    Indoor Environment Department, Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Am J Ind Med 43:630-41. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Indoor particles and symptoms among office workers: results from a double-blind cross-over study
    Mark J Mendell
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Epidemiology 13:296-304. 2002
  10. pmc Improving the health of workers in indoor environments: priority research needs for a national occupational research agenda
    Mark J Mendell
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1430-40. 2002

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Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Indoor thermal factors and symptoms in office workers: findings from the US EPA BASE study
    M J Mendell
    Indoor Environment Department, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Indoor Air 19:291-302. 2009
    ..Confirmation of these findings would suggest that thermal management guidelines consider health effects as well as comfort, and that less conditioning of buildings in both winter and summer may have unexpected health benefits...
  2. pmc Is CO2 an indoor pollutant? Direct effects of low-to-moderate CO2 concentrations on human decision-making performance
    Usha Satish
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Upstate Medical University, State University of New York, Syracuse, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1671-7. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Association of residential dampness and mold with respiratory tract infections and bronchitis: a meta-analysis
    William J Fisk
    Indoor Environment Department, Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Environ Health 9:72. 2010
    ..We report the results of quantitative meta-analyses of published studies that examined the association of dampness or mold in homes with respiratory infections and bronchitis...
  4. doi request reprint Risk factors in heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning systems for occupant symptoms in US office buildings: the US EPA BASE study
    M J Mendell
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Indoor Environment Department, CA, USA
    Indoor Air 18:301-16. 2008
    ..6. Symptoms may be due to microbial exposures from poorly maintained ventilation systems and to greater levels of vehicular pollutants at air intakes nearer the ground level. Replication and explanation of these findings is needed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Indoor residential chemical emissions as risk factors for respiratory and allergic effects in children: a review
    M J Mendell
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Indoor Environment Department, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Indoor Air 17:259-77. 2007
    ..It is important to confirm and quantify any risks, to motivate and guide necessary preventive actions...
  6. ncbi request reprint Indicators of moisture and ventilation system contamination in U.S. office buildings as risk factors for respiratory and mucous membrane symptoms: analyses of the EPA BASE data
    Mark J Mendell
    Indoor Environment Department, Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 3:225-33. 2006
    ..Studies with more rigorous measurement of environmental risks and health outcomes will be necessary to define moisture-related risks in buildings...
  7. ncbi request reprint Do indoor pollutants and thermal conditions in schools influence student performance? A critical review of the literature
    M J Mendell
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Indoor Environment Department, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Indoor Air 15:27-52. 2005
    ..Evidence is available to justify (i) immediate actions to assess and improve IEQ in schools and (ii) focused research to guide IEQ improvements in schools...
  8. ncbi request reprint Environmental risk factors and work-related lower respiratory symptoms in 80 office buildings: an exploratory analysis of NIOSH data
    Mark J Mendell
    Indoor Environment Department, Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Am J Ind Med 43:630-41. 2003
    ..We evaluated relationships between lower respiratory symptoms and risk factors for microbiological contamination in office buildings...
  9. ncbi request reprint Indoor particles and symptoms among office workers: results from a double-blind cross-over study
    Mark J Mendell
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Epidemiology 13:296-304. 2002
    ..We studied the effects of removing small airborne particles in an office building without unusual contaminant sources or occupant complaints...
  10. pmc Improving the health of workers in indoor environments: priority research needs for a national occupational research agenda
    Mark J Mendell
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1430-40. 2002
    ..Research on these topics, requiring new collaborations and resources, offers enormous potential health and economic returns...
  11. doi request reprint Air filter materials, outdoor ozone and building-related symptoms in the BASE study
    I S H Buchanan
    Indoor Environment Department, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Indoor Air 18:144-55. 2008
    ..However, if additional research confirms causal relationships, ARP estimates indicate that appropriate filter selection may substantially reduce BRS in buildings, especially in high-ozone areas...
  12. ncbi request reprint Meta-analyses of the associations of respiratory health effects with dampness and mold in homes
    W J Fisk
    Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Indoor Environment Department, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Indoor Air 17:284-96. 2007
    ..2. Based on the results of the meta-analyses, building dampness and mold are associated with approximately 30-50% increases in a variety of respiratory and asthma-related health outcomes...
  13. doi request reprint Outdoor ozone and building-related symptoms in the BASE study
    M G Apte
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Indoor Air 18:156-70. 2008
    ..If the observed associations are confirmed as causal, ventilation system ozone removal technologies could reduce UR BRS prevalence when higher ambient ozone levels are present...
  14. doi request reprint Quantitative relationship of sick building syndrome symptoms with ventilation rates
    W J Fisk
    Indoor Environment Department, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Indoor Air 19:159-65. 2009
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  15. ncbi request reprint Characterization and variability of endotoxin and 3-hydroxy fatty acids in an office building during a particle intervention study
    C J Hines
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Indoor Air 10:2-12. 2000
    ..01). These findings suggest that spatial variability, dust source, and surface cleaning may influence building occupant exposures to endotoxin...
  16. ncbi request reprint Indices for IEQ and building-related symptoms
    Mark J Mendell
    Indoor Environment Department, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
    Indoor Air 13:364-8; author reply 373-4. 2003
  17. ncbi request reprint Commentary: air conditioning as a risk for increased use of health services
    Mark J Mendell
    Int J Epidemiol 33:1123-6. 2004

Research Grants3

  1. Indoor Environment and Symptoms in Office Building
    MARK MENDELL; Fiscal Year: 2006
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