Numerous studies have been conducted in the last two decades to determine the relationship between windows and the health and performance of occupants. Repeatedly, the findings show access to a view of daylight improves health, comfort, creativity and performance. Hospitals show an decrease in pain medication usage and shorter hospital stays in rooms with a view. In schools, test scores and productivity increased with views of the outdoors. Work spaces have shown a plethora of benefits from remodeling using glass office fronts or moving to a building with more natural light.
Studies have shown, using interior glass means many occupants benefit from outdoor views, not just those on the perimeter.
Please enjoy a few of our recent interior projects, bringing light, creativity, productiveness and health to those who occupy these great spaces in our city of St. Louis.
According to National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Heschong Mahone Group, daylighting studies; Updating your interior office/workspace with natural light using interior glass, increases workers health and performance.
Increase of product output was increased 25-28%
Many have found productivity increased by more than 5% and product output increased 25 to 28%, “making the remodel cost more effective than first predicted,” according to one study.
Decrease in absenteeism 15%
One company reported a 15% decrease in employee absenteeism after renovating old office walls and replacing office walls with glass fronts, offering a view of outside natural light and views of trees and shrubs.
Improved mental performance and memory 10-25%
Office workers performed 10 to 25% better on tests of mental function and memory when they had access to the best possible view.
Decrease in turnover 200%
A Midwest firm reported a 200% decrease in employee turnover in its business group after replacing standard office walls, with three-sided glass offices. The firm also received a record number of job applicants and an increase in transfer requests from other non-renovated offices within the firm.
Processing time improvement 6-12%
Workers in a call center processed calls 6 to 12% faster when they had the best view possible.
We agree, a view really does matter!
Please contact Missouri Glass Company to maximize your interior workplace productivity with glass office walls.