Wellness in Buildings

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Wellness in buildings requires a focus on occupants’ health and well-being through good design. Material health is one sliver of the pie but not the whole circle: building professionals also need to focus on moisture issues, ample ventilation, water quality and access, active design, and lighting that supports health.

Wellness in Buildings

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Product Guidance

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  • BuildingGreen Announces Top 10 Products for 2024

    Product Review

    BuildingGreen’s Top 10 industry-transforming products this year include innovative heat-pump energy storage, electric construction equipment, PFAS-free textiles, healthier lighting, PV circularity, and more.

  • Hand Dryers

    Product Guide

    These high-performance electric hand dryers are energy-efficient, fast, and convenient.

  • Antimicrobials in Building Products: the COVID-19 Edition

    Product Review

    Cleaning with soap and water is still the best defense against COVID-19 virus and other pathogens. Antimicrobials are not the answer. 

  • Do Living Walls Make for Cleaner Indoor Air?

    Product Review

    Nedlaw Living Wall Biofilters do more than most green walls to remove VOCs, but it’s unclear that they provide a true fresh air supply.

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