We have certainly experienced a wet winter and spring. When it’s wet outside, most of us look for telltale signs of a moisture problem like water infiltration or flooding. But did you know that excess moisture can affect your building and Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) in less obvious ways?
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? $100 million $500 million $10 billion $200 billion . 2. Which of the followi
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