It contributes not only to the health of the home’s occupants, but also reduces the need for electric lighting, especially during the daytime. It is recommended that natural light should reach at least 75% of a home’s interior. To increase available natural light, more windows and/or glass doors can be added to the home or existing windows can be replaced with larger ones, if space permits.
It is essential for indoor air quality. To ensure plentiful fresh air, home owners should consider the number, size, type and placement of windows and doors based on the home’s orientation and exposure to prevailing breezes.
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It is also affected by the levels of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) given off by inadequate paints, adhesives and sealants.