Tag: Productivity

Irrelevant speech is a risk for your health

In offices, noise control should be a priority as unwanted sound causes stress. Continuously elevated stress levels are a health risk. Turku University of Applied Sciences and University of Turku have conducted the first Finnish medical study on the physiological, psychological, and performance effects of irrelevant speech. Office noise consists primarily of this kind of […]

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About Sound 195 Office Environments 117 Psychoacoustics 36 Research 163

The Next Chapter for Green Building

Health, Wellbeing and Productivity  in Offices World Green Building Council taking the next step towards a “Sustainable Working Environment”, with more focus on the People! The report finds that a range of factors – from air quality and lighting, to views of nature and interior layout – can affect the health, satisfaction and job performance […]

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Office Environments 117 Research 163