04 Mar '15, 11pm

#WELLBuildingStandard has arrived - an inside look at the next generation of sustainable! @WELLcert…

Scialla talked to architects and designers of all stripes. He spoke with health experts, real estate professionals, and scientists in fields ranging from ergonomics and acoustics to sociology and psychology. He learned that humans spend an average of 90% of their time indoors and that indoor air quality in approximately 70% of buildings is worse than outdoor air quality. Volumes have been written on the correlation between the design of the built environment and human health, especially in the workplace. Some connections are straightforward—most people have experienced the off-gassing of new carpet or wall finishes, for example, and understand that the release of harmful volatile organic compounds (VOCs) can lead to headaches, nausea, and fatigue. Others correlations are more subtle. The wavelength of light used to illuminate our workspaces during the day can lead to sleep...

Full article: http://gbdmagazine.com/2015/building-well/

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