Recent data from the World Health Organisation (WHO) shows that 99% of the global population is breathing poor-quality air. This is air that exceeds WHO’s PM2.5 air-quality limits and is full of particles that penetrate into the lungs, enter the veins and arteries, and cause health problems.
The Government has recently launched two consultations on proposals to help local authorities to tackle poor air quality and ensure that air quality standards are met in our communities.
Overheating in homes has become an increasingly important issue. With glazing systems achieving greater thermal performance ratings and homes becoming much more insulated, residential dwellings face the risk of creating uncomfortable living temperatures during warmer months.
Wood Norton Retirement Village consists of 48 village apartments for independent living, 46 suites for assisted living, and a 60-bed care home. The retirement home also includes a wellness spa, lounges, library, terrace café, restaurant, and garden bar for residents and visitors.