“For insurance providers, it’s all about risk: of unwanted things happening, and the cost of fixing what’s happened.

Prevention is our most effective strategy: avoid the problem in the first place. Mitigation is next: if something bad happens, then minimize the damage for the policy holder and the insurance company.”

Health and Productivity

  • Protecting the health of occupants by maintaining healthier air, even when the quality of the outside air is poor
  • Real-time monitoring and reporting of indoor air quality increases confidence in the quality and safety of the building

Mitigating Risk

  • Monitoring indoor air quality helps to detect and resolve potential health and equipment problems
    • Water leaks are incredibly expensive and disruptive
    • High humidity can promote growth of mold
    • High VOCs may indicate leaks of chemicals
    • High PM2.5 and CO2 may indicate
  • Keeping the building staff “off-ladders” reduces potential for injuries
  • Deterring cybersecurity attacks saves direct costs, operational disruptions, and damage to owner’s reputation
  • Real-time occupancy data can enhance situational awareness and improve responses during emergencies

Economic Value

  • Winning business by offering lower premiums to low-risk customers
  • Fewer claims against policies
  • Lower costs to resolve claims


  • Measuring and validating a building’s environmental performance and regulatory compliance can help to identify lower-risk/higher-quality customers