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@EDU_Colin @MarceltheACN Our friends at @WorldGBC have this fantastic infographic on the topic:

@EDU_Colin @MarceltheACN Our friends at @WorldGBC have this fantastic infographic on the topic:

By the time a child leaves school, they have spent more time in an educational building than anywhere else , with the exception of their home. To this end, the buildings in which we educate our children have a measurable impact on their wellbeing and development. Studies have proven that well ventilated buildings with good indoor air quality, acoustics and enhanced levels of thermal comfort, lead to better cognitive performance, sleep quality, and a host of other tangible benefits. This work showed that when you build green, you receive health and productivity benefits, and while it didn’t specifically examine schools and the students that occupy them, there’s no reason to believe the results aren’t applicable. It’s reasonably safe to assume that if you build a high performing green school, you are likely to get more productive and healthy students. This is why in November...

Full article: http://www.worldgbc.org/better-places-people/green-health...

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