Designing for building health

It is becoming increasingly well understood that there is a widespread problem with building health issues in our modern built environment. Sealed, artificial, indoor environments, which were designed to protect occupants from the extremes of weather and to produce economical buildings, have created their own set of environmental problems. These problems include impacts on occupants' health and productivity as well as the creation of a need for high levels of energy and resource consumption in construction, use and maintenance.

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