IAQ Study Finds Green Apartments Healthier for Renters

Posted by Christina B. Farnsworth
June 2, 2015

A study published last year says IAQ is an important predictor of health, especially among low-income residents. The study found green apartments healthier than conventional ones.

Those living in green homes, researchers found, “experienced 47% fewer sick building syndrome symptoms.” They also noticed that study participants who did have health concerns had “improved health outcomes” when they lived in green apartments, “suggesting multilevel housing interventions have the potential to improve long-term resident health.”

Read more on Green Builder Media here.

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