The Impact Of Green Buildings On
Cognitive Function

Why You Should Care

What if indoor air quality could improve decision making? A new 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 has found that improved indoor environmental quality doubled occupants’ cognitive function test scores.

Read More

Meet the Experts

Conducted in the fall of 2014 and published in the fall of 2015, The COGfx Study brought together industry-leading health and building experts from their respective fields.

Read More

Inside the Lab

Twenty-four professional employees – architects, designers, programmers, engineers, creative marketing professionals and managers – participated in a six-day study examining the impact of green buildings on cognitive performance and decision-making performance.

Read More

Cognitive Function Test Scores Doubled

The COGfx Study demonstrated that improved indoor environmental quality doubled cognitive function test scores in the 24 study participants.

Read More

Improved Productivity Quantified

The COGfx Study team builds on its research to quantify the increased productivity from improved indoor air quality and compare it to economic costs and environmental impacts.

Read More

What You Can Do

Join the conversation about the study online using the hashtag #TheCOGfxStudy and learn more here.

Read More