In construction, "biophilia" refers to the way human beings respond positively to nature. It should go without saying that this can mesh well with green office solutions, as companies create spaces that feel organic and reduce environmental impact. Everyone wants to have a high-performing, happy workforce. But what does biophilia really entail, and how can companies reap the benefits? A good [...]
The LEED rating system offers four different certification levels, the highest of which is Platinum. To qualify for this standard, projects have to earn at least 80 points based on the various energy-related credits they work toward. The second highest level, Gold, requires between 60 and 79 points and still represents a major achievement. While many may try to create [...]
The BIFMA level standard is set to play a larger role in LEED certification.