While sustainability professionals understand the concept of Indoor Environment Quality (IEQ), it remains largely academic and defined in ways that are not communicated to, or lack engagement from, consumers. There is an excellent opportunity for developers who can communicate the connections between lifestyle and positive health and wellbeing impacts, and sustainability and IEQ.
Passivhaus is a best-practice verification tool that can guarantee the elements of IEQ that most resonate with buyers have been delivered. This paper reviews the literature supporting the link between IEQ and capial value.
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