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health benefits of green buildings

health benefits of green buildings

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H e a lth B e n e fits o f G r e e n
B u ild in g s
L orna R osenberg
A lyssa N eir
M arch 20, 2003
U S Environm ental Protection A gency, R egion III
P r e s e n ta tio n fo r th e D e la w a r e V a lle y
G r e e n B u ild in g C o u n c il
Som e Facts
\u2022
S tu d ie s b y E P A a n d F is k s u g g e s t th a t b u ild in g s
w ith S ic k B u ild in g S y n d r o m e o r p la c e s w h e r e
there is increased risk of respiratory disease
p o te n tia lly h a v e a s ig n ific a n t lo s s o f
p r o d u c tiv ity
\u2022
A s tu d y b y th e A m e r ic a n M e d ic a l A ss o c ia tio n
a n d th e U S A r m y (1 9 9 0 ) lo o k e d a t th e
consequences of health problem s caused by
poor IA Q
\u2013
$ 1 5 0 m illio n in w o r k d a y s /y e a r
\u2013
$ 1 5 b illio n in lo s t p r o d u c tiv ity /y e a r
\u2022
$ 1 2 to $ 1 2 5 b illio n p e r y e a r c a n b e s a v e d b y
im proving w orker perform ance through
enhancing the therm al environm ent and the
lig h tin g
O ffic e a n d R e ta il B u ild in g s
\u2022
A p p r o x im a te ly 7 5 %
o f a ll w o r k e r s to d a y
w ork in offices
\u2022
A 1%
g a in in p r o d u c tiv ity in th e s e r v ic e s
sector is w orth 3.5 tim es as m uch as the
s a m e g a in in th e m a n u fa c tu r in g s e c to r

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