Rising temperatures increase the risk of infectious diseases. This is shown in a new report by the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) on the topic of climate change and health. Under …
The most common effects of poor Indoor Air Quality are: irritation of the eyes, nose and throat, headache, dizziness and fatigue, coughing, allergies…
“The total external health-related costs to society from air pollution are estimated to be in the range of €330-940 billion per year.” Source: European Commission – November 2017
Although it is not (yet) scientifically proven, by our experience we believe that working in healthy work places will improve your chances for happiness.
Being less exposed to indoor air pollution, it will increase your productivity, satisfaction & potentially creating a sense of sustainable well-being.
Research has shown that poor indoor air quality in buildings can decrease productivity in addition to causing visitors to express dissatisfaction.
Work performance may be improved up to 9% by providing superior indoor environmental quality (IEQ). The economic benefits of the performance improvements will often prevail the costs of providing better IEQ.
According to an Australian study, improving IAQ reduces sick leave rate by 39% and costs by 44%!
Estimations performed by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory show, that benefits of an improved IEQ are substantial, including increased work performance, reduced Sick Building Syndrome symptoms and reduced absence.