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Why Investa is going long on wellness

Investa is spreading the wellness offering for tenants far beyond its WELL-certified properties, to A and B grade buildings, with the launch of a major tenant health and wellbeing program.

A few billion more reasons to pursue healthy green buildings

The energy saving benefits of green buildings have long been understood, but new research from Harvard University has now put a dollar value on the climate and health benefits of reduced atmospheric pollution.

Chill out. A slightly warmer office won’t make it too hot to think

If you’re reading this article in your office, chances are the air conditioning is set to around 22°C. Setting the temperature to 25°C could cut your office’s daily air-conditioning energy consumption by 18%, drive down electricity bills and help save the planet.

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The evidence is in on activity based working

Many (some unproven) claims have been made about the benefits of agile/activity based working (ABW) on workers’ health and work performance, but the jury is no longer out.

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The five factors of workplace wellbeing

Bates Smart studio director Kellie Payne recently spoke at The Fifth Estate’s Bring Your Office to Life event in Brisbane on the factors needed for a healthy, sustainable and productive workplace.

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Are You One Of The Working Dead?

More than 90 per cent of a person’s life is spent inside, and for most modern humans, that means an office.

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The misconceptions about performance-based design

Some people think performance-based design solutions are too confusing, expensive or a sneaky way to cut corners. But according to Sid Thoo, performance-based solutions offer a holistic approach that can see buildings meet optimum standards, rather than just minimum ones.