The scope of health and wellbeing is broad, ranging from acute health impacts and comfort and performance to fulfilment, joy and happiness. Health and wellbeing is influenced by indoor environmental factors, including thermal conditions, humidity, air quality, light and lighting, acoustic comfort, water quality and availability, and electric, magnetic and electromagnetic fields. An integrated approach is required to respond to users’ needs and balance various constraints to deliver buildings that are energy efficient, and provide a healthy, comfortable environment with a level of adaptability and resilience.
- TM40 Health Issues in Building Services - See also the Information Note on CIBSE TM40 and the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
- Working with WELL: Using the WELL Building tool in the UK - Air
- TM59 Design methodology for the assessment of overheating risk in homes.
- KS05 Making Buildings Work.
- KS06 Comfort.
- KS17 Indoor Air Quality & Ventilation.
- CIBSE response to the consultation on Heatwaves: Adapting to Climate Change
- CIBSE response to the consultation on Effects of Indoor Air Quality on Children and Young People’s Health
- CIBSE response to the consultation on Draft Clean Air Strategy
- CIBSE response to the consultation on Draft revised National Planning Policy Framework
- CIBSE response to the consultation on Climate change adaptation reporting
- CIBSE response to the consultation on Air Quality: domestic burning of house coal, smokeless coal, manufactured solid fuels and wet wood
- CIBSE response to the joint inquiry on Air Quality
- CIBSE response to the consultation on Draft UK Air Quality Plan for tackling nitrogen dioxide
- CIBSE response to the call for evidence on How do we create a better built environment
- CIBSE response to the Housing Standards Review consultation
- Briefing paper on the treatment of air quality and overheating in Building Regulations