Many owners of green homes are concerned about indoor air quality. GBA often receives questions from homeowners who worry that some building materials emit dangerous chemicals. For example:
We do our best to provide answers to these questions. But if there is a theme running through these questions — and I think there is — it would be this: homeowners are worrying about the wrong materials and substances.
Occupant behavior matters more than construction specifications
Indoor air quality (IAQ) is a big topic. To get a handle on it, we need to break it down into small bites.
Here’s how I’d like to proceed: