Month: May 2014

Do Plants Really Reduce Air Pollution? Ask NASA!

When you think of all the inks, oils, paints, plastics, rubber, dyes, detergents, pressed-wood products, varnishes, adhesives and plywood found in a typical office building, it’s no surprise that some suffer from “sick building syndrome.” A combination of the aforementioned items, coupled with poor ventilation and modern insulation could mean that toxic gases such as… Read more »

Indoor Plants Improve Employee Morale and Productivity

Humans have come a long way since the days spent hunting for food and living in inadequate sheltering; we spend almost 90% of our lives indoors (According to Facility Management Journal). This means we lack things that we naturally desire, and it can influence our mood as well as our productivity. Employees are subject to… Read more »