Environmental Change

Initiative Description: Conduct a full school building renovation that includes moisture damage repairs

Study Results: Decrease in the prevalence of ten respiratory symptoms in school children

Reference: Meklin, T., Potus, T., Pekkanen, J., Hyvarinen, A., Hirvonen, M.R. & Nevalainen, A. (2005). Effects of moisture-damage repairs on microbial exposure and symptoms in school children. Indoor Air, 2005(15), 40-47.

Level of Evidence: 2 out of 5 stars Good