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How to Increase Employee Productivity and Retention

Jun. 25, 2019 by

The ideal employee is one who is productive and happy within his/her role. Unfortunately, with the greater Boston area’s competitive landscape, it can difficult to retain top talent. Many employees who are productive seek higher level positions elsewhere. What can

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What Choosing an Energy Efficient Building Says About Your Business

May. 24, 2019 by

A push to be more environmentally conscious is occurring all over the world and within the private sector. Many businesses are looking to move to more environmental practices in any way that fits the business’ model and plan. There are

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How Natural Light Improves Workplace Performance

Feb. 13, 2019 by

The workplace blues are nothing new. Sitting in a cubicle, surrounded by fluorescent lights, barely getting to enjoy any sunlight after your long workday ends is an understandably draining experience. Many workers have complained about this set-up for years, but

Brickwork and Window Systems at 48 Dunham Ridge

Apr. 20, 2018 by

As 48 Dunham Ridge nears completion for fall 2018 – brickwork, window and curtain wall installation is complete. The tinted and heat reflective windows include operable sections to allow occupants easy access to additional fresh air. Many of the windows

Dunham Ridge Green Buildings Embrace Solar Power

Apr. 18, 2018 by

In keeping with Cummings Properties’ sustained commitment to solar energy production across its portfolio, the Dunham Ridge development includes a 254 kW solar photovoltaic array atop its central parking garage. The system generates almost 273,000 kWh per year, equivalent to

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Will a Green Office Make Me More Productive?

Apr. 12, 2018 by

Energy-efficient offices make a big difference when it comes to productivity. Many people don’t recognize that an environmentally friendly office can affect one’s mood, but employees in these spaces are much happier. Natural lighting improves both mood and health. In

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5 Downfalls of Having an Outdated Office

Mar. 22, 2018 by

Some offices are filled with vibrant artwork, chandeliers, and large flat-screen televisions that greet us as we walk in. On the other hand, there are plenty of businesses that provide us with just what we need: a couch, some magazines,

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Why You Need LED Lights for Your Office

Mar. 12, 2018 by

Many of us have grown accustomed to the bright fluorescent lights that are found shining throughout the office, but did you know these can strain the eyes and slow down productivity? By replacing fluorescent lights with LED lighting, you’ll be

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How to Create a Healthy Green Office

Jan. 9, 2017 by

In this day and age, it is in our best interest to maintain healthy green living habits throughout our daily lives. This includes at home, out in public, and especially in the workplace. Workplaces can be some of the most