Throughout the past decades, there has been a wide-ranging scientific debate on IAQ. Private and public organisations have tackled this issue through various initiatives and reports. While energy efficiency receives a strong attention of the public and policymakers, IAQ is not yet there.
Given that people spend around 90 percent of their time indoors, we believe that this situation should be changed. This is also being supported by the following arguments — to name just a few:
It is our joint aim to raise awareness on the importance of a healthy indoor air among the public and policy makers. We emphasise that #IAQmatters, which constitutes the hashtag of an awareness raising campaign our members have initiated. Eurovent Middle East and its members work towards IAQ finding its way into standards and legislation throughout the region.