Working in an office that is well constructed, maintained and has the top-quality infrastructure is nothing less than a paradise. Owning such an office will attract many employees and they will dream about working for you. You will be surprised to know that an office place with the perfect combination of infrastructure and building structure can enhance the productivity of employees since they will be excited to come to the office daily and can even boast about their office place to others.
If your employees feel sluggish, the probability is either they are overloaded with their work or have no access to natural elements that can rejuvenate them while working. The office must be planned in a way that the design must incorporate basic things like windows, doors, open spaces and airy rooms for the fresh air to flow rather than having just a door for entry and exit.
Down below are mentioned some of the main benefits of installing windows in your workplace-
1) It allows fresh air to enter- No one likes to work in a packed room where everything feels suffocated, and there is no ray of sunlight. An office that is built airy with lots of windows, balconies and glass facades can prove to be advantageous for your employees. For the fresh air to flow, proper ventilation and window installation must be considered. It will not only improve the productivity of employees but will keep them fresh throughout the day. Besides, windows and glass facades can enhance the outer appearance of a building.
2) It boosts the energy levels- We all might have experienced tiredness to an extent where our eyelids felt ten times heavier and energy levels exhausting. It could be an attribute to a little exposure to the fresh air and natural sunlight that can bring back our senses and replenish ourselves with the energy of working actively. Therefore, one can only become active in an office environment where there are windows and balconies to allow sunlight and fresh air to enter indoors. It can have a positive effect on the employees and enhance their workability.
3) It helps to illuminate the office- Having single-hung and double-hung windows or windows of various types can allow the light to enter and illuminate your office during the working hours. Everyone knows running an office means paying hefty electricity bills due to the usage of power for using various machines. Therefore, having windows can help in cutting the electricity bill since there is no need to switch on all the lights and LEDs when you can make use of natural energy.
4) It can help in regulating the temperature at no cost- Having windows in your office can enhance the energy efficiency of your place by regulating the temperatures at no cost. You will realize it gradually as the electricity bill will get reduced upon keeping them closed during winters and open during moderate temperatures, despite sticking to the artificial sources of energy.
Angelique Chrisafis is the Guardian’s Paris correspondent. She is responsible for churning out quality articles based on her research while keeping an eye on the tech world. She likes technology, gadgets, and food. Works as an individual contributor to the team.