I’m not sure I could find anybody, should I try, who would openly and readily agree that the type of home they want to live in would include stuffy rooms, condensation on the windows, cold floors, draughty doors and dust galore.

Why would you? But that’s what most of us endure in our buildings in this country (perhaps I’ve lived in more than my fair share). Worse still, many of us develop ailments like asthma and allergies; worst cases see others contract skin or respiratory conditions due to issues such as…