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  • Do Green Offices Generate Employee Engagement?

    Despite an increasing focus on employee engagement, research suggests businesses are not capturing the full potential of their workforce. A recent study suggests that natural light and greener buildings could be the key.

  • Game-Changing Behavior

    A card game helped change energy and resource use habits among employees at Miron Construction at home and at work.

  • U.S. Department of Labor Awards Nearly $190 Million For Green Jobs

    The Departments 2010 investment in green jobs edges toward the $440 million mark

  • Are Employees in Green Buildings More Productive?

    Researchers surveyed tenants in 154 green buildings nationwide and measured sick days and self-reported productivity changes after moving into a new building.

  • Do green buildings improve productivity?

    The University of San Diego’s Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate collaborates with CBRE to examine the impact of a sustainable workplace on productivity.

  • Richmond Green Builder Targets Budget-Minded Buyers

    ANSI-certified project fills a niche by providing sustainable housing at a price that’s attainable for working-class consumers.

  • Federal Building Challenges Traditional Office

    The more we learn about how buildings and their occupants interact, the more we see that this model is a recipe for poor IAQ and less healthy, less productive employees. The required HVAC systems also use massive amounts of energy and create a high percentage of an office building’s carbon-dioxide...

  • Sustainability Challenges in the Office

    Working from home can be extremely environmentally friendly, so I can’t help but notice all the things done inefficiently in an office.

  • Creating a Sustainable Brand

    Companies looking to market a green message need to start deeper within.

  • Commentary: Green Your Own Planet First

    Remodelers can't escape the pressure to build green. It's a no-brainer that using natural and renewable materials and being better stewards of natural resources will reduce our impact on the environment and prove more cost-effective in the long run.