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Worcester Presinar: Buildingomics: The Holistic Impact of Working in a Gree...

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Sustainability Hub

912 Main Street

Worcester, MA 01610

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Join the Central Massachusetts USGBC community for an evening of green building exploration and discussion. At the Sustainability Hub, watch the following webinar and discuss your practice and experience with those in the room as it relates to the webinar. RSVP for us to save you a seat at the Sustainability Hub's viewing room. Thank you for supporting the mission and community in Central Massachusetts!

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The health and productivity benefits of Green buildings are becoming increasingly well understood, particularly in light of The CogFx Study, which demonstrated the impact of Green buildings and enhanced ventilation on cognitive function. This presentation takes these findings from the lab to the real-world. 10 buildings from around the U.S. were recruited to participate in a week-long building assessment survey. In each building, 12 participants completed daily health surveys and cognitive tests. We will highlight the elements of building design, operation and maintenance in green certified and non-certified buildings that result in cognitive and health improvements, and introduce the concept of “buildingomics”, a holistic approach to examining the complexity of factors in a building that influence human health. Lastly, this session will answer some of the common questions building practitioners face: what are the building factors that influence health and productivity, what is the evidence supporting these relationships, and what can my business do to optimize these factors for health?

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  1. Upon completion, participants will be able to identify the different pathways that cause health impacts in buildings
  2. Upon completion, participants will be able to explain to others how green buildings and enhanced ventilation affect health and productivity in the real-world
  3. Upon completion, participants will learn the benefits of healthy work environments
  4. Upon completion, participants will be able to make smart choices in their business to ensure healthy and productive workplaces

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Location: The Sustainability Hub is located at 912 Main Street, Worcester, MA, 01610. Parking is available across the street from the Sustainability Hub, and please be sure to place the attached Parking Pass in your front windshield. As a safety precaution please use the painted crosswalk to access the Sustainability Hub. Further street parking can befound on Hawthorne Street and Main Street.


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