As school-aged children and young adults in the U.S. and many other countries around the world head back to school, parents, teachers and administrators are increasingly keenly aware of the importance of school facilities in supporting student and staff health and well-being.
Earlier this month, the National League of Cities (NLC) and the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) teamed up to host an important and timely webcast titled, “Elevating Health across Sustainability Initiatives - Systematic Approach to Creating a Resilient Future.”
Healthy buildings took center stage late last month at a dynamic event titled, “Health in Buildings Partnerships and GSA’s Vision for the Future,” which was the first of a new signature series hosted by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)
A recent ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) curtails the power of the EPA to address wetland protection and pollution, limiting its scope in control over water pollution through the Clean Water Act.
On Friday, as part of its efforts to help prevent the indoor transmission of the virus that causes COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) introduced its first-ever recommended minimum ventilation target for occupied indoor spaces.
IWBI's Signature Interview Series: White House Advisor Natalie Kopp, a member of President Biden’s COVID-19 Response Team, discusses her work to ramp up government efforts to bring the benefits of clean indoor air to everyone
A member of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recently suggested that the regulatory body may further scrutinize gas stoves based on associated health hazards, such as linkages to childhood asthma and impact on overall health and well-being.