When people live healthy lives, they are better equipped to contribute and take part in society. People and organizations have realized this truth and are choosing to put their personal health and the health of their customers and employees first to differentiate themselves as industry leaders, enhance employee productivity, attract and retain top talent and strengthen their ESG performance. Building codes and performance standards such as LEED and WELL are evolving to promote the building design aspects aimed to enhance both human health and quality of life.
Longboard believes in and is committed to these initiatives and actively looking for ways it can support architects and designers to incorporate these principles of healthy design into the built environment.
- Longboard products are inherently fire safe because they are manufactured from non-combustible materials
- Longboard products are VOC and Living Building Challenge (LBC) Red List Free not adversely affecting indoor air quality and human health
- Noise reduction is possible through its interior acoustical wall and ceiling treatment solutions
- A variety of product finishes with associated light reflectance values (LRV) are offered that can contribute to occupants’ productivity, comfort, and well-being by providing high-quality lighting
Various scientific studies have proven that biophilic design, a closer connection to nature, open spaces and natural light in our built environments is critical to human health, performance and well-being. Longboard’s 20+ stock woodgrain finish options provide some design flexibility to architects and designers to create not just inspiring but also naturally inspired healthy spaces. Use Longboard in your next biophilic inspired architectural design.