Resources for Healthy and Efficient Spaces

Putting our Knowledge to Work

Healthy indoor spaces are good for people, and the planet. That’s why we are compelled to help others see the potential for healthy spaces like we do. We believe that sharing our knowledge will raise expectations for what well-designed spaces can do for the people inside, and the world outside. And that’s how we will move toward a more sustainable future – one space at a time.

Understanding Indoor Environmental Quality

To create healthy indoor spaces, it’s important to understand the factors that influence the experiences of the people inside. In this primer, we explore the essential elements of indoor environmental quality (IEQ) - along with a collection of strategies and approaches to improve spaces based on their unique profiles and ever-evolving uses.

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Healthy Spaces – A Podcast Series

Thinking about healthy spaces is what we do every day. We eat, sleep and breathe in the indoors – and so do you. To share our knowledge and passion, we’ve joined forces with experts from our Center for Healthy & Efficient Spaces so you can explore indoor spaces from the inside out.

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Resources for Healthy and Efficient Spaces

IEQ Collective Intelligence

Additional Information:

There is evidence from The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and other sources that HVAC technologies can mitigate the risk of exposure to infectious aerosols in built environments; however, the transmission and mitigation of COVID-19 in buildings is yet to be tested and confirmed.