Oliver Heath on the importance of good air quality

Human Spaces contributor Oliver Heath explains 'Sick Building Syndrome'.

Sick Building Syndrome affects the wellbeing of those who spend time within it. The symptomatic effects are a sore throat, irritated nose/sinus, combined mucous membrane symptoms, tight chest and or wheezing. Not only is this significant for the well-being and therefore satisfaction of the occupants of the buildings, but it can also affect their decision-making skills, productivity and increase absenteeism.

Heath goes on to describe the different factors that contribute to the problem.

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