Indoor air quality in New Zealand homes and schools

1 January 2017

Phoebe Taptiklis, MPH, and Professor Robyn Phipps
BRANZ External Study Report ER9

A literature review of healthy homes and schools with emphasis on the issues pertinent to New Zealand.

New Zealanders experience an excessive rate of asthma, COPD, rheumatic fever, hospitalisations from skin infections, excess winter mortality and other potentially avoidable conditions. Poor-quality housing is implicated in many of these.