When employees lose comfort in their workplace for any reason, they have difficulty focusing on their work. This is why many organizations invest heavily in ergonomic desk chairs, changes to lighting or even appealing artwork. Even with these changes, countless businesses don’t recognize how much the temperature in the workplace can impact productivity. They could operate in a part of the world with extreme climates. They may be concerned with lowering and maintaining their energy costs. Other organizations might just neglect to change the thermostat with the seasons. Whatever the circumstances, a work environment that is too cold or hot can seriously dampen the efficiency and effectiveness of the company’s workforce.
In most cases, however, there are steps companies can take to address the problem of temperature in the workplace. In some circumstances, a simple change may be all that is needed to make the work environment pleasant for everyone. For more detailed information about how temperature affects productivity, take a look at the infographic below.
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