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Linking Energy to Health and Productivity in the Built Environment Evaluating the Cost-Benefits of High Performance Building and Community Design for Sustainability, Health and Productivity

  title={Linking Energy to Health and Productivity in the Built Environment Evaluating the Cost-Benefits of High Performance Building and Community Design for Sustainability, Health and Productivity},
  author={V. Loftness and V. Hartkopf and B. Gurtekin and R. Hitchcock},
While an ever increasing number of clients and professionals are committed to achieving high levels of energy and environmental standards in new and retrofit projects, the investment community still has not moved beyond first cost decisionmaking. The need for life cycle decisionmaking will depend on multiple national and international efforts to develop the financial algorithms and collect the databases demonstrating the link between high performance buildings and energy, environmental, health… Expand

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