50% of the houses has an unhealthy indoor-environment, with negative health consequences such as asthma and COPD. On the other hand a lot of houses are reconstructed or rebuilt – with strict isolation requirements-, without automatically taking into account more ventilation of the house. It is important to avoid more indoor environmental problems.
Therefore the Euregional project In-site is accomplished in 2014. With this cooperation a more effective and efficient approach for indoor environment can be reached. Including the indoor-environment issues of transnational habitation, energy-efficient homes, schools and daycares.
First, information was gathered about the tasks, responsibilities and indoor environmental plans of different organizations on German and Dutch side. Secondly, a Symposium was organized to discuss the willingness and ability of future European regional cooperation between indoor health organizations and the construction/building companies and organizations.