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'Green' Building certification no guarantee against indoor air pollution
Sunday 12 April 2009
MedPage Today reports from the latest annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology that “Buildings with low-pollution certifications are still susceptible to spikes in fine particulates.”
The report goes on to say:
“Although buildings that meet Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards did have relatively low average levels of airborne particulates, the averages sometimes masked brief, massive surges, reported Patricia Fritz, M.Eng., of the New York Department of Health.
The findings … suggest that LEED certification is an imperfect approach to guaranteeing indoor air quality.
The nongovernmental certification program originated in the international architecture and design community as a way to encourage "green" building technologies.”
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