Monitoring indoor climate pays big dividends

Monitoring indoor climate pays big dividends

"Putting your indoor spaces on the right track toward being healthy, productive environments begins like all successful projects: with the sound analysis of the existing conditions."

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Your Brain On Air Pollution

Your Brain On Air Pollution

"Air pollution wreaks havoc primarily through systemic inflammation, Finch says, and that exposure can lead to the formation of amyloid plaques, the proteins that form between the brain’s nerve cells that are the hallmarks of Alzheimer’s."

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Climate Change, Fossil-Fuel Pollution, and Children’s Health

January 1, 2022

Climate Change, Fossil-Fuel Pollution, and Children’s Health

"Given the frequent co-occurrence of various fossil-fuel exposures, their interactions and cumulative environmental impacts are a growing concern. All children are at risk, but the greatest burden falls on those who are socially and economically disadvantaged. Protection of children’s health requires that health professionals understand the multiple harms to children from climate change and air pollution and use available strategies to reduce these harms."

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Emerging Pandemic Diseases: How We Got to COVID-19

September 3, 2020

Emerging Pandemic Diseases: How We Got to COVID-19

"Disease emergence reflects dynamic balances and imbalances, within complex globally distributed ecosystems comprising humans, animals, pathogens, and the environment. Understanding these variables is a necessary step in controlling future devastating disease emergences."

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 Properly Managed IAQ Can Decrease the Spread of Antibiotic Resistance
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March 1, 2022

Stephanie Taylor

Properly Managed IAQ Can Decrease the Spread of Antibiotic Resistance

The role of the indoor environment in shaping health is finally coming into focus.

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Biden-⁠Harris Administration Launches Coalition of States and Local Governments to Strengthen Building Performance Standards

January 21, 2022

Biden-⁠Harris Administration Launches Coalition of States and Local Governments to Strengthen Building Performance Standards

New Federal, State, and Local Action to Support Energy Efficient Buildings, Create Jobs, and Lower Costs

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 Properly Managed IAQ Can Decrease the Spread of Antibiotic Resistance
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Jan 6, 2022

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Stephanie Taylor

Properly Managed IAQ Can Decrease the Spread of Antibiotic Resistance

The role of the indoor environment in shaping health is finally coming into focus.

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The Many Faces of Ozone
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Jan 6, 2022

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Stephanie Taylor

The Many Faces of Ozone

Over time, elevated ozone concentrations are associated with increased asthma attacks, hospital admissions, and deaths from respiratory and circulatory disease.

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The Pros of Understanding the Health Impact of IAQ Far Outweigh the Cons
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Jan 6, 2022

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Stephanie Taylor

The Pros of Understanding the Health Impact of IAQ Far Outweigh the Cons

Creating safe spaces should not entirely depend on isolating practices, such as the 6-foot social distancing rule and requiring face masks.

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Put Your Office Air to Work
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Jan 6, 2022

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Stephanie Taylor

Put Your Office Air to Work

In the U.S., for every dollar spent on health care benefits, another 61 cents is spent on illness-related absences and reduced work output.

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Grading Your Schoolroom Air
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Jan 6, 2022

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Stephanie Taylor

Grading Your Schoolroom Air

The focus that COVID-19 has brought to the management of school buildings, and, specifically, to indoor air quality (IAQ) is long overdue.

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Physics Sheds New Light on Indoor Air Quality and COVID-19
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Jan 6, 2022

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Stephanie Taylor

Physics Sheds New Light on Indoor Air Quality and COVID-19

As we look for clues to better understand the COVID-19 pandemic, valuable insights can be gained from researching both detailed and holistic disease patterns.

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