Indoor environment quality, design, and the value of facility ecology

After 30 years of research into the health effects of indoor environment on occupants, there is now extensive research and assessment of the effects of indoor environment quality (IEQ) on occupant performance and productivity. This article will discuss the latest findings and review techniques for assessing IEQ and productivity.

building ecology, facility ecology, indoor ecology, Indoor Environment Quality (IEQ), Indoor Air Quality (IAQ), pollutants, productivity, rating tools, Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)

note summary
  1. Introduction
  2. Indoor environment
  3. Justifying improvements
  4. The effect on guidelines and rating tools
  5. Measurement of pollutants
  6. Conclusion