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Harvard finds certified green buildings improve both thinking and sleep

Discussion in 'Energy, Environment, and Policy' started by S'toon, Oct 17, 2016.

  1. S'toon

    S'toon Knows where his towel is

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    Full article at:
    https://thinkprogress.org/green-buildings-improve-thinking-and-sleep-29c2d47cc037#.fjuv0zail
     
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    Too many confounding variables to take the conclusion at face value.
    I say this as someone who would love for it to be true.
     
  3. Skipdd

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    Well...I work in a LEEDS certified building and have not noticed said benefits. Haven't noticed change one way or the other:). A personal annoyance is that although the building is LEEDS certified and although they have special spaces in the adjacent parking garage marked for Low Emitting Vehicles, the only chargers are L1.
     
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    ItsNotAboutTheMoney Active Member

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    Their follow-up study will investigate why environmentally-conscious companies discriminate against stupid insomniacs.
     
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  5. Zythryn

    Zythryn MS 70D, MX 90D

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    It may depend upon specific aspects of the building.
    In our case, we recently moved into a NetZero house, built with a lot of focus on clean air.

    We are sleeping better, and I find myself with more energy.
    Purely anecdotal of course, but I can see why a study would find similar results in general.
     
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