We are proud to announce that Studio St.Germain principal Nathan St.Germain is now a RESET™ Accredited Professional. RESET™ Air targets the environmental health of occupants, starting with people and indoor air quality. It is the world’s first sensor-based and performance-driven indoor air quality building standard and certification program. This certification aligns with our firm’s High Performance Program, which focuses on the many facets of of high performance building design - one of which is indoor air quality.
Why is a buildings indoor air quality so important? We spend 95% of our time time indoors, and indoor air quality impacts our health, comfort and productivity. One example is a 2016 study conducted at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health found that poor indoor air quality accounts for a 13% - 20% decrease in productivity. For more information about the High Performance Program please click here.