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Daylighting-Bias and Biophilia: Quantifying the Impact of Daylighting on Occupants Health

This study investigated the debated hypothesis that employees with a view of nature take fewer sick days than those with a view of urban structures, or with no views out at all. Following extensive data collection and analysis, the study supported this hypothesis.

Elzeyadi, I.M.K.

Greenbuilding Council 2011 Proceedings, USGBC Press.

Workers in offices with poor ratings of light quality and in offices with poorer views used significantly more sick leave.