We spend up to 80-90 per cent of our lives indoors. Therefore, it is crucial to focus on the impact of the constructed environment on human health and, according to the World Health Organisation, there is plenty of scope for improvement. Many harmful substances are released in new and renovated buildings. One solution might be voluntary material passports, which will increase the degree of transparency.
In the leading sustainable building certifications, indoor climate is an important factor, but there are differences in how the indoor climate is weighted in the certifications. You can read more about this on this theme page.
You can also read about the documented material health of Troldtekt’s acoustic panels – and take a look at sustainable buildings where Troldtekt contributes to well-being and a healthy indoor climate.