The module will explore residential buildings and the potential for indoor air quality problems, but also the impact the acoustics and thermal comfort have on our health and the health of our some. With thoughtful design and product specification we can ensure occupant health and safety. In this module we will provide specifiers with a framework for best practice design and specification.
As most of us spent a vast amount of time indoors, it only makes sense that we pay closer attention to the quality of our homes, specifically the health of our homes. Thermal comfort, noise reduction, improved air quality, and ensuring that the correct building materials are selected to reduce damp and mould formation which are some key considerations, as are considerations for fire prevention and energy efficiency.
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|Who May Benefit from this Module||
This CPD module maybe of interest to architects and specifiers working in residential design environments and seeking more clarification around house related concerns.
1. Explain the measures required for effective noise control. AACA Competency 4.2 and 4.7.