Research has shown that poor air quality (and elevated temperatures) consistently lowers office workers’ performance by up to 10%, on measures such as typing speed.
Designing for INDOOR AIR COMFORT?Acceptable thresholds for indoor air quality have been defined through regulation – but evidence shows that discomfort from poor indoor air quality can arise well below these threshold levels. This makes indoor air comfort a key consideration in the design and planning process of any new building or renovation project.
Good design, proper ventilation and specification of the right building materials are essential to increase the supply of fresh air in a building, and to reduce our exposure to indoor pollutants and odours.
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