In the Health and Wellness category, point opportunities include conducting an indoor environmental quality
(IEQ) survey, verifying ventilation rates meet ASHRAE standards and using low-emitting materials in common areas.
The evaluation of the indoor environmental quality
of buildings has focused on the measurements of the physical attributes of the environment.
THE SANGGUNIANG Panlungsod has unanimously approved an ordinance that will require future buildings to adopt green technology.The Green Building Ordinance 2018 of Davao City requires future buildings to adopt measures on energy efficiency, water efficiency, materials and waste management, site sustainability, and indoor environmental quality
was established in 1984 as a small, mechanical, contracting firm and has since set the industry standard for indoor environmental quality
diagnosis, environmental laboratory and remediation.
The national trade organization plans to lease 22,000-square-feet on the third floor in a building that has been designed to meet the LEED (leadership in energy and environmental design) gold standard, which reduces water and energy usage, carbon dioxide emissions and improved indoor environmental quality
The facility was assessed on its performance in five categories including sustainability, water efficiency, energy and atmosphere, materials and resources, indoor environmental quality
and innovation in operations and regional priority.
"Important topics covered through this year's line up include air quality, human health, energy and water use, indoor environmental quality
, land development, materials selection and reducing CO2 emissions."
You may recall (although more likely not ...) that as president of ASHRAE I said in my theme address that "(w)e must restore a proper emphasis on indoor environmental quality
and become leaders again for the good of humanity." So, I strongly agree that excellent indoor environmental quality
should be the point of departure for building performance, not a minimum bar to be met in a rating focused on energy use reduction or impact on climate change, important as those topics may be.
The office in Jeddah earned LEED credits in a number of areas including site development, water and energy efficiency, indoor environmental quality
It achieved LEED[R] certification for implementing practical and measurable strategies in sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection and indoor environmental quality
The standards touch on site development, land use, indoor environmental quality
, water conservation and energy efficiency.