- Larissa Oaks, FacilitiesNet.com
Now Is the Time to Prioritize Indoor Environmental Quality
As stay-at-home and social distancing guidelines have kept many Americans confined to certain spaces and areas, strategies that promote healthy indoor environments have become incredibly relevant and important for building teams to understand and consider.
While it is not a direct solution to the current public health crisis, green building strategies are an important part of supporting overall human health and ensuring a positive future for all. Protecting health and wellness is a clear goal for LEED and in fact, about two-thirds of the points in LEED v4.1 can relate to this objective.
LEED credits that support health and well-being encourage optimization of the indoor environment while minimizing impact on the outdoor environment and global resources.
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