Mind, body and soul are affected in a myriad of ways by the tangible as well as the intangible aspects of a dwelling. Lao-tzu illustrated this amazing relationship most strikingly when he wrote: “Clay is formed into a vessel. It is because of its emptiness that the vessel is useful. Cut doors and windows to make a room. It is because of its emptiness that the room is useful. Therefore, what is present is used for profit. It is in absence that there is usefulness.”
This course explores the physical factors affecting our living climate and how their natural balance forms one cornerstone of our health and well-being.
Topics include conditions of a living climate, factors affecting indoor climate, optimal indoor temperature and humidity, windows, building materials, bioclimate and health.
This course conveys 15 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).