The Effects Of Lighting In The Office

Many a time, people disregard one of the most important factors that influence production level and that is the office environment. In particular, the kind of lighting in the office is of the utmost significance. 


Lighting can affect the entire level of productivity in a company. A study done by the American Society of Interior Design has stated that the percentage of employees who “complain about the lighting situation in their offices” amounts to 68. Now that’s a lot. This is an indication that many other workplaces are filled with employees who are also complaining about the lighting situation within their commercial offices.


Employees usually complain about lights that are too dim and lights that are too bright.


Dim Lighting:

-          Headaches

-          Eyestrain

-          Lack of focus and drowsiness

-          Lack of motivation


Harsh Lighting:

-          Eyestrain

-          Migraine headaches

-          Lack of focus


It is always better and recommended to make use of natural light within your office. It can have a much more positive effect on the level of productivity in a commercial office. “Natural lighting renovations have been shown to result in happier workers, less absenteeism, and fewer illnesses, and, because better lighting encourages satisfaction among workers...”


So why not try it? Make your commercial office environmental a comfortable and productive one by simply making use of the natural light we get every day.



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