25 Jul '16, 2pm

The How-to of Modern #Sustainability: #Carbon emissions meet vegetable smoothies

The How-to of Modern #Sustainability: #Carbon emissions meet vegetable smoothies

A healthy home can encourage physical fitness, healthy eating, family harmony, beneficial sleeping habits, good hygiene, reduced illness and community cohesion. These benefits can be achieved with simple, conscious design changes. Mindful choices about ventilation, daylighting, amenity space and fixtures can have impacts as wide-ranging as improved circadian rhythm and sleeping pattern, decreased stress and anxiety, and mould and microbe control. As with health and wellbeing indicators being incorporated in offices and commercial units, these factors must be considered from the very initial stages of design well into occupation, with the ultimate aim of promoting positive long-term behaviour change of the building occupant.

Full article: http://www.ukgbc.org/resources/blog/how-modern-sustainabi...

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