Tag Archives: Indoor air quality

A smart, natural wool insulation for healthy buildings

Building energy codes continue to shift in the direction of increased energy efficiency, resulting in tighter and better insulated buildings. At the same time, a focus on indoor air quality (IAQ) in the built environment is gaining traction. One way to counteract the negative effects of potentially toxic building materials on the occupants of a space is to choose insulation that ‘breathes,’ such as wool insulation.

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ASHRAE updates IAQ standard

Requirements regarding multi-family residential dwellings, environmental tobacco smoke, and operation and maintenance, are among the changes to the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers’ (ASHRAE’s) newly published indoor air quality (IAQ) standard.

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The importance of indoor air quality

Indoor air quality (IAQ) has become increasingly important for building owners and occupants in recent years. With more information available to the public on air quality issues, it is imperative for building product manufacturers to focus on eliminating issues associated with their products.

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