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Employee Performance Doubled in Well-Ventilated Buildings

Reducing VOCs and adding more fresh air resulted in cognitive test scores that were 101% higher in a double-blind study.

Well-ventilated buildings have a secret superpower: they double the thinking abilities of those who step through their doors.

That’s not hyperbole: it’s the findings from a joint study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Center for Health and the Global Environment, SUNY Upstate Medical University, and Syracuse University.

Published December 10, 2015 Permalink