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Living Infrastructure and Environmental Rating Systems
Green
Friday February 23 2018

Living Infrastructure and Environmental Rating Systems

How can living infrastructure help you achieve environmental ratings like the WELL Building Standard, Living Building Challenge and Green Star?

Doors Open to Mould Inside Buildings
Buildings
Saturday October 28 2017

Doors Open to Mould Inside Buildings

The capacity of mould to linger in the air and to spread between indoor spaces has perplexed many poor souls who suffer breathing difficulties and mucosal...

Mould Spores and Indoor Air Quality: Ventilation and Particle Distribution
Environment
Friday August 18 2017

Mould Spores and Indoor Air Quality: Ventilation and Particle Distribution

Indoors, there is an old trade-off for the heating and cooling of a building: energy expended on temperature control versus input of good fresh air from...

Mould and Mildew Indoors: Terminology, Viability and Monitoring
Buildings
Friday May 26 2017

Mould and Mildew Indoors: Terminology, Viability and Monitoring

When describing a black or white patch developing on a wall, ceiling or floor in our building, should we say that it’s “mould” that’s causing these...

Recognizing Moulds and How They Behave Indoors
Residential
Thursday April 20 2017

Recognizing Moulds and How They Behave Indoors

Moulds are from the fungus group and they need water to grow. While their main function in the outdoor environment is degradation of wood, bark, shrubs...

Green Offices Boost Brainpower
Green
Tuesday March 28 2017

Green Offices Boost Brainpower

The evidence that ‘green’ offices have a significant positive impact on the health and productivity of workers continues to mount.

What Quantity of Mould Constitutes a Problem at a Premises?
Buildings
Wednesday January 25 2017

What Quantity of Mould Constitutes a Problem at a Premises?

The potential for mould in buildings and homes is ubiquitous. This is because mould spores are found everywhere naturally. However, mould requires water in order to...

Managing Risk with Building Envelope Commissioning
Engineering
Wednesday September 14 2016

Managing Risk with Building Envelope Commissioning

Imagine we are standing on the roof of a recently-built aquatic centre, where the owner says the HVAC system cannot maintain the proper indoor environment.

What Are Unhealthy Buildings Actually Costing Us?
Green
Monday September 12 2016

What Are Unhealthy Buildings Actually Costing Us?

With our increasingly busy lives, workplace and lifestyle are deeply interlinked. Our fast lives make us time poor, there are services now for grocery and beauty...

Buildings
Nov 5 2018
We Must Lift Its Game on Indoor Air Quality

In his younger years, Rick Fedrizzi would become sleepy at his office at around 3 pm each day.

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