HEA 02: Indoor Air Quality
"To recognise and encourage a healthy internal environment through the specification and installation of appropriate ventilation, equipment and finishes."
UK Refurbishment and Fit-out 2014:
- Health & Wellbeing 02: Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) plan – 1 credit.
UK New Construction 2018:
- Health & Wellbeing 02: Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) plan – Mandatory requirement.
Aim and Benefits:
This BREEAM credit aims to promote a healthy internal working & living environments by improving indoor air quality through the design, specification and installation of adequate and appropriate ventilation, equipment, and finishes. Reducing the risks of health issues that are known to be associated with poor indoor air quality and increasing the productivity and comfort of the building’s occupants.
It has been proven that not only are people happier and more productive in well-ventilated spaces but they are also healthier too.
Recent studies have found that poor indoor air quality can contribute to long term health conditions such as asthma, heart disease and even some cancers. In the short term, poor ventilation can also cause; dizziness, fatigue and headaches.
How can QuinnRoss Energy help?
QuinnRoss Energy can organise indoor air quality plans to be produced bespoke to your building. We are also well versed on the BREEAM requirements and know which elements to outline and conclusions to draw.
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