Industry experts discuss the 'soft benefits' of more sustainable buidlings in this BusinessGreen webinar in association with ROCKWOOL
Improvements such as better insulation, double glazing, and more efficient boilers have long been shown to generate savings for the companies and homeowners who install them.
But the 'softer benefits', such as improving productivity, minimising sick days, and boosting wellbeing are ofen overlooked.
BusinessGreen's latest webinar, in association with ROCKWOOL, entitled ‘How healthy is your building, home or office? Understanding the hidden benefits of green buildings', sought to explore these issues with a panel of experts: Mallory Taub, wellbeing and sustainability specialist at Arup Associates, Nigel Banks, group sustainability director at social housing specialist Keepmoat, amd Emma Pinchbeck, head of climate change and energy at WWF.
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