Healthy building

Finding a path to carbon net zero, with Catriona Brady from WorldGBC

As part of our recent report, 2020: Our Air in Review, we spoke to Catriona Brady, Director of Strategy and Development at the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) to learn more about their work. The WorldGBC catalyses the uptake of sustainable buildings for everyone, everywhere. They work with businesses, organisations and governments to drive the … Read more

AirRated Shortlists at the Building Performance Awards

We’re thrilled to announce that AirRated has been named a finalist at CIBSE’s Building Performance Awards, having been shortlisted for the ‘Product or Innovation – Wellbeing’ award for our industry-leading certification, the AirScore. The Building Performance Awards, now in its 14th year, recognises people, products and projects that demonstrate engineering excellence in the built environment.  … Read more

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Top 10 sustainable gift ideas for 2020

After a tough year, we are all looking to find the perfect gift for our friends and family. We’ve picked out 10 eco-conscious gifts that are perfect for loved ones wanting to make the world a greener place.  From plantable pencils to cork yoga mats, there really is a sustainable gift for everyone. For the … Read more

World on fire: looking back at the 2020 wildfires

2020 has been a challenging and unpredictable year for people all around the world. As well as being confronted by the COVID-19 pandemic, many countries have experienced their worst wildfires in decades, if not in all of recorded history. These devastating fires are caused by a variety of factors, but there is one key thing … Read more

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London spotlight: five of the most sustainable working spaces

By Caitlin Rozario The sustainability of a working space used to be a nice addition to other more popular features. But now ping pong tables, beer fridges and hammocks are on their way out, while good ventilation, meat-free Mondays and cycle-to-work schemes are swiftly becoming essentials rather than nice-to-haves. In fact, recent research showed that … Read more

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Collaboration between AirRated and GRESB highlights the ever-growing value of healthy buildings in ESG

By Emily Vernon We are very excited to announce that both the AirScore and AirScore D&O are going to be included as accredited building certifications for the 2021 GRESB reporting cycle, highlighting the ever-growing value of healthy buildings in ESG. GRESB provides the leading Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) benchmark for real asset investments across … Read more

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Rising CO2 levels: ruining the planet and our productivity

From the very beginning of the universe, carbon dioxide (CO2) has played a crucial role in shaping the Earth’s climate. Over an expanse of billions of years, atmospheric levels have risen and fallen periodically, resulting in extreme temperature variations. Since the Industrial Revolution in the mid-1700s, the concentration of CO2 in our air has been … Read more