To avoid significant health or comfort issues, energy use and IAQ must have equal priority in building design and operation.
To ensure healthy homes, we need to consider the nexus of indoor air quality, building science, material toxicants, green chemistry, and energy efficiency, says UL/Greenguard's Marilyn Black.
Guidelines and standards are progressing, but lead paint-related initiatives have take a hit. Our 2012 Vision 2020 chair David Jacobs reports progress and obstacles for indoor environmental quality initiatives.
Climate change will require paying more attention toindoor environmental quality.
Vision 2020 chair Dr. Marilyn Black, founder of the Greenguard Environmental Institute, talks about the indoor environmental challenges we face today, and how we will solve them.
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