Strategies for creating environments that encourage active, sociable and meaningful lives that can optimise physical and psychological health and well being. They provide for an inclusive approach to occupant comfort that takes into account building user perceptions and behaviour, considering factors such as indoor air quality (IAQ), acoustic, visual, tactile and dynamic qualities, ie human movement.
The following external resources have been collated as additional guidance specific to the health and safety of indoor environments in response to the COVID-19 pandemic:
- AIRAH: Common questions about COVID-19 and air conditioning and refrigeration systems
- AIRAH: Indoor Air Quality Assembly - a collated range of free resources reflecting the latest thinking on indoor air quality (IAQ) and preventing the airborne spread of COVID-19
- CIBSE: Coronavirus COVID 19 Advice (including ventilation guidance document)
- International WELL Building Institute: WELL Health-Safety Rating - third-party verified WELL Health-Safety Rating