May 12th,2021
Welcome to the Ruhr District Institute of Hygiene

Your contact partners
Bereichsleiterin Innenraum
Phone: 0209-9242-361
(Sekretariat: -301)
Fax: 0209-9242-333
Bereichsleiter Luft
Phone: 0209-9242-350
Fax: 0209-9242-333
Indoor air hygiene

Indoor air testing – Building inspections – Emissions cadasters

We test the indoor air quality of public buildings, business premises and residential houses. Some of our services are listed below:

Examination of air, house dust and material samples for typical indoor and construction pollutants
  • Volatile organic compounds (VOC)
  • Volatile organic chlorine compounds (CFCs)
  • Formaldehyde
  • Wood treatment agents (PCP, lindane, etc.)
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)
  • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)
  • Asbestos
  • Synthetic mineral fibers (MMF)
  • Moulds
  • Microbially formed volatile organic compounds (MVOC)
  • Chloroanisoles, chloronaphthalenes
  • Many other indoor pollutants
Acquisition of indoor climate data
  • Temperature
  • Humidity
  • Carbon dioxide (CO2)

Generation of an emissions cadasters
in buildings with assessments of rehabilitation emergencies according to current asbestos, PCB and PCP guidelines and the standards of the Minister of Construction Conference (ARGEBAU). Additional information on this subject can be found here: Removal of hazardous materials.