Remember a while ago when we were talking about Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) and Building-Related Illnesses (BRI)? (If not, here’s the article.) We discussed how modern tightly-sealed buildings can produce systematic indoor air quality (IAQ) problems. Proper ventilation and HVAC contr
Take our IAQ Quiz to find out how much you know about the air you breathe, and how you can improve IAQ where you live, work and play.
1. How much money does Sick Building Syndrome cost businesses each year?
2. Which of the foll
Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) and Building-Related Illness (BRI) can result from building deterioration, improper use of the building, flawed design or faulty construction, among other factors. These are big problems that are not easily resolved. However, you can take actions to help c
As many as one in four new or renovated buildings can be classified as “sick” according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. That’s 25%. One might say that it’s an epidemic. So why are so many buildings sick?
Well, it’s a complicated answer. That’s because Sick Bui