Sustainable development -- Oregon -- Portland, Urban community development -- Oregon -- Portland
The article discusses the unintended consequences of some of the strategies for housing energy efficiency: they can lead to indoor air pollution that is making people sick. As we pursue ways to reduce the cost of housing, we must pursue innovation in building materials and techniques that might reduce the negative health consequences of sealing our homes from the elements.
Karr, M. (2016). Is Housing Making People Sick?: An Overview of Seven Studies That Raise Questions to Consider as we Incorporate Health Into Planning and Build New Housing to Address Shortages and Energy Efficiency. Metroscape, p. 6-12.