Whilst the sustainability benefits of energy efficient design are well-documented, the human and social benefits are often overlooked. Good health clearly begins at home but as we continue on our journey towards net zero the positive impact that energy efficient measures such as insulation can have on human health, wellbeing and safety should not be overlooked.
The specification of insulation materials can have substantial impacts on the lives of building users and occupants. For example, thermal comfort provides pleasant internal conditions during the winter and summer months and is seen to influence performance and productivity, as well as the physical and mental health of building users. Read more in the July issue of RCI here ….RCI-IMA-July Back to News