Can better thinking and better health be found in green-certified buildings? The findings of a new study from researchers at the Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Center for Health and the Global Environment and SUNY Upstate Medical University say yes.
The COGfx Buildingomics Study found higher cognitive function scores, fewer health symptoms and better perception of the indoor environment in high-performing, green-certified buildings.
109 office workers in 5 U.S. cities participated in a 1-week study to determine how green-certified buildings impact human performance and health.