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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...

When it Comes to Buildings, Are We Healthy, Wealthy and Wise?
Green
Monday May 8 2017

When it Comes to Buildings, Are We Healthy, Wealthy and Wise?

Consumer demand for health and wellness is accelerating rapidly, and is on track to become what McKinsey calls a trillion-dollar market.

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...

Green Building Shown to Improve Productivity
Green
Wednesday March 9 2016

Green Building Shown to Improve Productivity

New research indicating that green buildings can dramatically increase the cognitive function and productivity of office workers is poised to have a profound impact upon attitudes...

Can Indoor Air Quality Enhance Cognitive Function?
Green
Thursday November 12 2015

Can Indoor Air Quality Enhance Cognitive Function?

A new peer-reviewed study from the US has found that indoor air quality can have a highly significant impact on the cognitive performance of building occupants.

Five Steps to Solving the IEQ Problem in Schools
Buildings
Monday August 10 2015

Five Steps to Solving the IEQ Problem in Schools

There are various problems and challenges facing schools when it comes to indoor environment quality. The effects on the health and performance of our children are...

What Makes a Successful Green Star Rated Building?
Green
Tuesday July 7 2015

What Makes a Successful Green Star Rated Building?

What’s the secret to potentially gaining a four, five or six Star Green Star rating from the Green Building Council of Australia?