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- Carlton, Elizabeth J., et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Environmental research 2019 v.169 pp. 297-307
- air; asthma; climate change; cough; cross-sectional studies; drug therapy; emissions; energy efficiency; households; models; nationalities and ethnic groups; pollutants; questionnaires; residential housing; society; traffic; urban areas; Colorado
- ... As societies adopt green building practices to reduce energy expenditures and emissions that contribute to climate change, it is important to consider how such building design changes influence health. These practices typically focus on reducing air exchange rates between the building interior and the outdoor environment to minimize energy loss, the health effects of which are not well characteriz ...
- Carlton, Elizabeth J., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Sustainability 2019 v.11 no.9
- air; air quality; condensation (phase transition); dust; energy efficiency; indoor environmental quality; infiltration rate; low income households; odors; residential housing; Colorado
- ... We studied 226 low-income households as a part of the Colorado Home Energy Efficiency and Respiratory Health (CHEER) study to investigate the relationship between energy-efficiency retrofits (EERs) specific to air sealing of residential building envelopes, annual average infiltration rates (AAIR), and qualitative indicators of “healthy” homes. Blower door tests quantified the leakage a ...