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He explained: "The right building materials can help reduce the risk of sick building syndrome by inhibiting dirt accumulation, moisture penetration and mould growth.
Sick building syndrome falls outside the accepted boundaries of illness in the biomedical world that demand specific tests and results to establish an agreed-upon definition of health, making this illness a contested diagnosis, and subject to argument against the reality of a problem.
It's no wonder that cases of sick building syndrome have been on the rise in recent years: People are spending more and more time indoors, and building materials, furniture and equipment contain many more synthetic chemicals than they did 50 years ago.
In this paper we derive and present estimates of some quantitative linkages in the model for cost/benefit calculations, namely, between ventilation rate and sick leave, ventilation rate and performance, perceived air quality and performance, temperature and performance, and temperature and sick building syndrome (SBS) symptoms.
The report says: "Sick building syndrome may be wrongly named.
According to the CSIRO, the presence of these chemicals in the ambient air contributes to 'sick building syndrome: Symptoms of the disorder can include fatigue, nausea and headaches caused by poor indoor air quality, which lead to lower productivity at work.
"Sick building syndrome"--in which inadequate ventilation combines with biologic contaminants, such as certain types of molds, to make occupants of a building physically ill-must of course be avoided.
Scientists with Health Canada said the cereals contain multiple mycotoxins, potentially harmful moulds that are often associated with "sick building syndrome".
The term "sick building syndrome" (SBS) is used to describe situations in which a significant number of people experience acute symptoms that appear to be linked to time spent in a building, with no specific illness or cause that can be identified.
Lawsuits arising out of mold infiltration and "sick building syndrome" have become common, with lawyers publicizing mold as a major public health problem.
Contrary to media reports about "toxic" mold and "sick building syndrome," for most people, there is no threat from black mold, according to physicians from the Texas Medical Association (TMA).