We’ve all had this experience: It’s hot, it’s the middle of summer, and it’s hard to concentrate, plus the constant noise of traffic and talking only makes things worse. We get angry easily, spending our time sighing in front of the screen… This kind of situation is more than common, and no matter the season or the intensity of the disruption, your employees will most likely suffer, unless you don’t. ” identify the source of the problem, and deal with it effectively.
The temperature of a workspace can greatly affect your employees by causing one or more problems:
• Lack of concentration
• Reduced dexterity
• Vulnerability to disease
This can effectively reduce the productivity of your employees and lead to energy costs that you can easily avoid.
Thermal comfort represents the percentage of employees satisfied with their thermal working conditions compared to the total number of employees. So, the closer you get to the “acceptable” average temperature, the more likely you are to satisfy as many people as possible. However, the number displayed on a thermometer in your workspace is far from an accurate and appropriate representation of the warmth felt by your employees.
Here’s why :