Smith summarizes recent research on the cognitive effects of having a cold, and her work indicates that taking steps to minimize their transmission, for example, through the tuning of HVAC systems and readily available hand sanitizing lotion dispensers, should be encouraged.
Researchers have linked environmental conditions inside American offices with the prevalence of headaches.
Research recently completed by scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the State University of New York Upstate Medical University indicates that designers should ensure that spaces they develop have adequate ventilation.
It generally seems cooler inside Mediterranean courtyards than in the surrounding streets.
Appropriate school design has a significant influence on learning and the satisfaction of teachers and students with educational environments.
Schnell and his colleagues have identified a positive repercussion of breathing in carbon monoxide that will intrigue urban designers and others.
Noise volume matters in the operating room, multi-tasking fails under neuroimaging, and occupant workspace satisfaction mainly depends on three factors.
What office features have the greatest influence on workers’ satisfaction with their workspaces?
Green office design can have positive effects on the attitudes and behaviors of people who work in them.
Brager and Baker investigated occupant satisfaction in mixed-mode buildings.