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Green schools are better for children, says new report from @WorldGBC

Achieving optimal levels in school buildings for air quality, lighting, temperature and acoustics through green improvements, can help students achieve their full potential, a new report from the World Green Building Council presents. Terri Wills, CEO of the World Green Building Council , said: “The environment of a school building has a tremendous impact on how a student learns. It would seem obvious that if a student can’t hear their teacher, or is too hot to concentrate, that their performance would suffer, but many don’t realise that factors like CO2 levels and types of lighting, can also make a big difference on how students perform academically. “By designing schools that are energy efficient, low carbon, and that priortise health and wellbeing, we can ensure students spend some of the most important days of their lives learning in truly green schools.” The report, c...

Full article: http://www.worldgbc.org/news-media/new-report-shows-green...

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