Proper lighting in any environment is crucial. In the workforce however, having the right kind of lighting is especially important. It may not be something you think much about, but let’s outline why it’s a vital cog in having a successful office environment.
Studies have been conducted to evaluate the correlation between proper lighting and work performance, and their findings are quite revelatory, as they quantified the significance of having the right amount light. For a better perspective, let’s imagine sitting at your desk, and squinting at your computer screen in the dim lighting you have. Not only will the dim light bother your eyes, so will the extreme brightness of the screen that is not contrasting correctly with the overhead lighting. The poor lighting arrangement could lead to headaches and could cause employees to get off kilter.
The fact is a quality and well-designed lighting system can increase worker satisfaction and productivity. Business owners can reduce costs and increase employee health and performance, as well as enhance the aesthetics of their building while showing it off to clients or prospective personnel they may be recruiting.
Here are some ways good lighting can affect the office environment:
- Increased mood and desirability to be in the environment
- Improved energy efficiency
- Good quality lighting improves comfort people feel within a space
- Increased resale value of the property
- Keeps workers in-tuned and on task
- Reduces accidents
To ensure a positive work environment, it’s wise to have your current lighting system checked. If you would like to learn more, contact the experts at Lowrance Sound Company.