The Unintended Effect of Some Energy-Efficient Buildings That’s Making People Sick
Saturday, February 22nd, 2014
The “green” standards many states are setting for new and existing buildings often mean requirements to fill leaky seals on windows and doors in order to save energy. But some buildings are experiencing an unintended consequence to this effort. Mold. Tang Lee, a University of Calgary…
Kate Lister’s insight:
The article points out that not all green buildings are bad. The key is proper ventilation and humidity controls.