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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Waging War Against All Microbes is a Bad Idea
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Jan 6, 2022

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Stephanie Taylor

Waging War Against All Microbes is a Bad Idea

Antibiotics, antiseptics, high-frequency light waves, and oxygen radicals have saved many lives. We must use them selectively and for limited time periods, being fully aware of the ability of microbes to fight back with resistance.

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The Evolving Definition of a 'Good Building'  
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Jan 6, 2022

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Stephanie Taylor

The Evolving Definition of a 'Good Building'  

Throughout human history, “good buildings” have been defined by measurable benchmarks tied to creating wealth. Now, we are dealing with a more challenging metric.

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