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Health in occupants of energy efficient new homes

J.A. Leech, M. Raizenne, J. Gusdorf, 2004
energy efficiency | health | questionnaire | residential building
Bibliographic info: Indoor Air 2004, Vol 14, n° 3, pp 169-173, 5 Tab., 10 Ref.
Languages: English

A pilot questionnaire study was carried out on two groups: 128 occupants of new homes' (52 R-2000) on the one hand and 149 occupants of control homes on the other hand: both the groups were questionned to compare their general and respiratory health at occupancy and one year later. Symptom scores improved significantly over the year of occupancy for the occupants of energy efficient homes.


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