Work consumes a good portion of our everyday lives. For most, nearly 40 hours per week is spent working inside. Inside an apartment, office building, retail store, theater or something enclosed. If you add in the hours spent sleeping, we spend more than a majority of our lives indoors. When we’re not inside, we’re doing […]
The Netherlands has a workforce of about 6 million people. More than a third work in offices, mostly eight hours a day, five days a week. For many, this means that the work environment can have a major influence on their health and well-being. 50,000 office buildings, covering an approximate total of 40 million square metres, also have a considerable environmental impact, not only while under construction (building waste, use of resources and materials), but also in use (consumption of fossil fuels and water, generation of waste), and, in all likelihood, during demolition or reuse as well!