Indoor environment quality

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Report collection

Building 4 People: Quantifying the benefits of energy renovation investments in schools, offices and hospitals

The impact of building renovation on health, well-being and productivity could improve the lives of more than 200 million Europeans. This set of publications, developed by BPIE and commissioned by Buildings 2030, takes an important step towards defining, measuring, quantifying and monetising the impact of...
Report

The inner value of a building. Linking indoor environmental quality and energy performance in building regulation

An abundance of scientific studies points to evidence that indoor environmental quality (IEQ) has a direct effect on health, comfort, wellbeing and productivity. Considering that people spend a large amount of their time indoors, it is crucial that building legislation ensures sufficient levels of IEQ...
Journal article

The impact of working in a green certified building on cognitive function and health

Thirty years of public health research have demonstrated that improved indoor environmental quality is associated with better health outcomes. Recent research has demonstrated an impact of the indoor environment on cognitive function. We recruited 109 participants from 10 high-performing buildings in five U.S. cities. In...
Conference proceedings

Healthy Housing 2016: the 7th International Conference on Energy and Environment of Residential Buildings, 20-24 November, 2016, Brisbane, Australia

This conference series was initiated in Sendai, Japan in 2000 and has played a significant role in the development of Energy and Environment of Residential Buildings. It is well attended by researchers and academics from Asia, Europe and North America. The conference series offers an...
Conference paper

Low cost sensor network for indoor air quality monitoring in residential houses: Lab and indoor tests of two PM sensors

Purpose / Context – The purpose of our work is to investigate: a) the sensor responses of the two different low-cost PM sensors to concrete dust and indoor environment and activities; b) the evalua-tion of the measuring performance of two low-cost PM sensors and their...
Conference paper

The regulating effect of S.trifasciatavar.laurentii on indoor environment

The purpose of this paper is to study the effect of S.trifasciatavar.laurentii (variegated snake plant) on indoor environment. The results showed experimental room with three pots of S.trifasciatavar.laurentii was 1.6% higher in the room air relative humidity, 0.997℃ lower in temperature, 15.5% lower in PM2.5...
Conference paper

Effectiveness and impact of the national Healthy Homes Partnership on occupant health

It is important to translate healthy housing research into real-time action steps that people can take to improve their indoor environment. The Healthy Homes Partnership does this by uniting the efforts of Cooperative Extension professionals at eight universities in the United States. Cooperative Extension is...