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Healthy businesses are strong businesses. In a competitive landscape, more businesses are realizing that their workplace can be a strategic business tool and its care is vital to protecting its most valuable asset—its workers. Recent studies have shown that sustainable buildings, or buildings that go green, have measurable financial gains due to employee health, productivity, and retention as well as lower operating costs.

Something in the Air: Airborne Allergens

Filed in Healthy & Green on December 30, 2013 0 Comments
Something in the Air:  Airborne Allergens

With the increase of pollen and spores in the summer months, many people with allergies seek refuge indoors.  There is however, the issue of allergen particles being carried in the air, and settling onto furniture, carpet and floor surfaces. These particles vary in size and are measured in microns.  The larger the particles, the faster [...]

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Green Leasing: Managing your indoor environment

Filed in Healthy & Green on December 30, 2013 0 Comments
Green Leasing:  Managing your indoor environment

Increasingly, building owners, managers and tenants are incorporating environmental responsibility and sustainability into their building operations.  The concept of green leasing was a natural extension, and therefore has fast become part of mainstream real estate strategies. So, what is green leasing? With a green lease, landlords and tenants sign on the dotted line to work [...]

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The bottom line on the flu season…

Filed in Healthy & Green on December 16, 2013 0 Comments
The bottom line on the flu season…

Each year businesses across the country face the issue of colds and flu in the workplace.  Both of these illnesses are highly contagious and easily spread in an office environment.  The flu can spread to others up to about six feet away according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Additionally, employees can [...]

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