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5 smart building features transforming today's workplace
5 smart building features transforming today's workplace
Forbes provides five examples of web-enabled smart building features that can make a big impact on your office environment. They include optimized heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, managed electricity reductions, maximized building se...
More needs to be done in health care to prioritize climate change
More needs to be done in health care to prioritize climate change
Climate change is a critical public health issue — one that hospitals need to do more to address. Every year, U.S. hospitals are emitting 8 percent of the nation's greenhouse gases, generating more than 5.9 million tons of waste annually, and spe...
Biophilia and the workplace
Biophilia and the workplace
The best way to incorporate biophilic design into an interior space — and reap the benefits — is to provide access to the outdoors. Health care designers have long known this, which is why the concept of the "healing garden" has been so pop...
Simple advances bring BAS to smaller buildings
Simple advances bring BAS to smaller buildings
Sensors in valves, actuators and thermostats constantly report changes in their environment, while the chips embedded in electrical switches, door locks and lights and massive chillers and boilers measure, monitor and report performance. Building autom...
Why the greatest places to work are also safe by design
Why the greatest places to work are also safe by design
An effective workplace is one that helps employees to feel relaxed, motivated and safe. The Google workplace has been praised for its great design, and it's easy to see why.
Workplace evolution and the implications for offices
Workplace evolution and the implications for offices
Recent years have brought about a remarkable shift in the nature of the modern workplace toward office plans that are far more open, flexible and efficient. A new study has outlined some of the far-reaching changes in the function of the workplace that...