Commercial renovations are a large market right now, with many companies turning to update their...Read More
Excerpt from: February edition of the London Chamber
David Willetts is championing the cause of natural light in the belief that it improves people’s mind sets and health. He is the chairman of SerraLux, a company founded in 2012 which has created SerraGlaze®, a see-through film applied to the interior surfaces of new and existing windows. The film contains micro-structured ‘louvres’ – thinner than a human hair – that help convert harsh glare into beneficial daylight by redirecting the incoming sunlight upwards whilst maintaining a clear view out of the window.
“As awareness around well-being grows, so too will the awareness around natural light and its role in improving employee satisfaction levels.”Read More
I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Andy Bush, Principal at Morgan Creek Ventures and a visionary who, in concert with the Rocky Mountain Institute, designed a Zero Net Energy (ZNE) leasing structure. The net-zero lease model is a profound way of sharing the benefits between landlord and tenant while incentivizing all to reduce operating costs.
Boulder Commons is the first large-scale multi-tenant ZNE designed building requiring every tenant to sign a Zero Net Energy lease.Read More
Schools continue to request installation of see-through SerraGlaze Daylight Redirecting Film* to naturally brighten the classroom while cutting glare. Studies show properly day-lit schools reap marked benefits for students by offering an healthier and more enjoyable learning environment:
– Reduces absenteeism
– More attentive and alert students
– Improves test scores
– Increases vitamin D fostering student growth and health
– Positive mood in students and lower noise levels
Did you know employees sitting closer to windows are more likely to show up at work? What makes you get up and go to work each day? According to the Question & Retain (Q&R) Happiness in the Workplace Pulse Check, 40 percent of us say the most important factor that makes us happy at work is feeling valued and supported; 19 percent of us get out of bed for the intellectual challenge work provides; and for 12 percent, the pay and benefits make that early alarm bell worthwhile. However, it’s not just about the people, the job and the money…Read More