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Posts Tagged ‘health’

August 28, 2018

Health and well-being in indoors!

Indoor environments are the main human environments and, consequently, the environments to which we are mainly exposed. This makes them an issue of public health and one that deserves considerably increased attention. Good indoor environments are needed to avoid aggravation of disease, and to improve the living conditions for asthma sufferers and other vulnerable groups. […]...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

July 24, 2018

Health and well-being in indoor environment!

Our environmental requirements: Health, well-being and indoor environment! Human physiology is not adapted to the climatic conditions in temperate and polar latitudes, although parts of these regions have been populated…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

July 16, 2018

Sleeping guide! Tips and facts for sleepings better!

Sleeping well belongs to the good life. During sleep, the body relaxes and internal work is done. The brain recovers energy. Memories and impressions are processed. New knowledge is stored…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

June 18, 2018

Sustainability scoring in BREEAM: Health & Well-being & Lifetime Homes!

Health and well-being in BREEAM! Health and well-being is highly desired in buildings. It promotes the quality of life and also reduction of energy consumption. In BREEAM (UK) certification for…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

February 23, 2017

AIR: need, health, energy and environment!

Need for fresh air Our need for fresh air, essential to our functioning as human beings, is not normally contested by anyone. This is because we have basic physiological needs…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

January 19, 2017

How do I know if air at home is good?

How do we know about the air we breathe is clean and healthy? To some extent, we rely on our own minds. For example, we sometimes see large particulate pollutants…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

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January 17, 2017

Common signs of polluted indoor air!

What are the common signd of polluted indoor air that you can register yourself? Skin: itching, tingling, tight tions, overheating, itching, dryness and redness Nose: unpleasant odors, irritated, stuffy and…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

January 2, 2017

First ventilation standard!

Health and ventilation Early health concerns when Egyptians noted health of pyramid stonecutters improved with ventilation. First ventilation standard First ventilation standard in 1631 where King Charles of England decreed…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

December 26, 2016

What is ventilation? Why do we ventilate?

Ventilation is… In medicine: to exchange air in the lungs In latin: “ventilare” is to “expose to the wind” Today: it means to bring in outdoor air and replace indoor…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

November 23, 2016

Health in our homes!

Health in our homes Our health is affected by the air quality we have in our homes. In addition to indoor air we breathe (link here), moisture (read more here), pollutions…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

October 31, 2016

Personal Control over Indoor Climate, Impact on Comfort, Health and Productivity!

Interesting conclusion from Ph.D. Thesis by Atze Boerstra on “Personal Control over Indoor Climate, Impact on Comfort, Health and Productivity” Office workers often have no or limited possibilities at their…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova