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