This is the second installment in a series on Healthy Buildings. In the first installment, we introduced the background and research behind what we call “Healthy Building Syndrome” – the growing movement towards optimizing buildings for occupant health and productivity.
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In the late 1970s, the term “office illness” was coined and used to describe the negative health symptoms that people experienced in indoor environments, often new construction homes and offices. Then, in 1984, the World Health Organization published a report that introduced
Anyone who knows me knows I have an unrelenting passion for two very specific topics: chemicals in building materials and indoor air quality. While these two subjects seem unrelated, they are actually so inextricably intertwined that they ceaselessly feed into
This week we hosted a LEED v4 seminar with USGBC Northern California (USGBC-NCC) entitled “LEED v4: A Survival Guide.” While v4 may appear daunting, we believe that it isn’t something to fear and merely survive. Rather, it’s an opportunity to
It’s about the journey, not the destination. Well… We did have an absolute blast on our carbon offset and zero waste road trip to LA, but when the destination you’re referring to is Greenbuild, the premier annual international conference and