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New report reveals green building makes business sense

The World Green Building Council has launched a new report highlighting tangible economic benefits of green building and showcasing improved occupant satisfaction when companies implement new health, wellbeing and productivity features in existing green structures. Doing Right by Planet and ...

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Green buildings enable staff to think better and feel healthier

A new study has revealed that employees who work in certified green buildings are able to think and feel better than those working in non-certified buildings. Researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and SUNY Upstate Medical University, studied 109 ...

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Growing green

All FMs, at least every single FM that FMJ has spoken to is convinced that facilities managers should have a much greater say in the design stage of new buildings. There is a persistent urban legend that an architect once ...

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UK Green Building Council launches Retail Task Group

The Retail Task Group has been launched by the UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) to help measure the health, wellbeing and productivity benefits of sustainable retail property. Forming a key part of an upcoming World Green Building Council global campaign ...

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Report links office design to employee wellbeing and productivity

A major new report from the World Green Building Council has revealed there is “overwhelming evidence” which demonstrates the design of an office significantly impacts the health, wellbeing and productivity of its staff. The Health, wellbeing and productivity in offices: The ...

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New report highlights the business case for green building

This year’s Ecobuild has seen the launch of a plethora of built environment resources to green and maximise efficiencies in the UK building stock. The UK Green building council, has been part of this contribution; as it presented industry with its Pinpoint sustainability search platform this week. ...

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