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Volatile Organic Compound (VOC)

  • By: Karl Auerbach
  • In: Green Energy: An A-to-Z Guide
  • Edited by: Dustin Mulvaney & Paul Robbins
  • Subject:Environmental Technology, Policy & Management, Energy Policy

Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) refer to a broad group of chemicals that have a high-enough vapor pressure to evaporate and enter the atmosphere at ambient temperatures. This definition includes a number of compounds that are natural, as well as synthetic. The ...

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