How #GreenBuilding Professionals Can Get Help To Make Healthier Buildings via @USGBC

How #GreenBuilding Professionals Can Get Help To Make Healthier Buildings via @USGBC

Strong evidence indicates that where we live, work, learn, and play affects our health and well-being. Green building professionals are in a unique position to ensure that their projects minimize health risks and capitalize on opportunities to improve health. With funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation , USGBC has formed a partnership with the Health Impact Project , a collaboration of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The Pew Charitable Trusts, and Enterprise Green Communities to streamline the comprehensive and systematic consideration of health in the Enterprise Green Communities Criteria and LEED certification programs. Although LEED and the Enterprise Green Communities Criteria have included health measures since their inception, this new collaboration strengthens and expands the consideration of health. As a result, the 2015 Enterprise Green Communities...

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