Green buildings better for health and productivity, Harvard research finds

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Green buildings better for health and productivity, Harvard research finds

New Harvard study finds workers in green-certified buildings score better in a range of metrics including cognitive function tests

Not only are greener buildings better for the environment - they could also be better for workers' health and performance, according to a new study from Harvard and SUNY Upstate Medical University researchers....

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