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Health and comfort: the human factor

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With almost 200 case studies from 36 different countries, the 2019 Green Solutions Awards provided a fine example of what is being done today to build more sustainable cities and territories.

 

First opus of our trend analysis. 1.1. Residential: indoor air quality and thermal comfort become important While well-being in buildings seemed to be a concept reserved for the tertiary sector, the residential sector is taking up this issue year after year.

 

Indoor air quality and thermal comfort are taken into account in renovation or rehabilitation projects.

 

This phenomenon is visible in collective buildings built in the 1960s and 1970s or during the 20th century, such as in the heritage renovations of longhouses such as in Lurais or in terrace houses. The particularity of this consideration lies in (...)

 

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