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Seeking Healthy Buildings By Eva Matsuzaki
 

Summary: Seeking Healthy Buildings
By Eva Matsuzaki
Is this challenge a no-brainer?
A review of some of our existing conditions.
Energy
Materials
Water
Stress
Indoor Air Quality
What's wrong with these pictures?
Common demolition sites
Everything goes to the dump average home produces 20 tons.
Water consumption
Average person in U.S. uses 90 gallons/day of potable water.
(40 gallons/day are flushed down the toilet)
The U.S. uses 2.7 billion gallons/day with 40% for irrigation.
Price of gas - $3/gallon
Price of water - $8/gallon
Really???
Indoor Air Quality

  

Source: Alves-Foss, Jim - Department of Computer Science, University of Idaho

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences