Offices have evolved into open plan hubs of creativity. In its development, office acoustics have been overlooked. Take a look at some of the ways in which poor acoustics in the office can affect employee wellbeing, and what can be done to improve your office’s acoustics. Offices are constantly evolving. In the1930s, offices were designed […]
With open-plan office environments growing in popularity, a need has arisen for companies to assess their office acoustics. This need has been propelled by recent statistics, stating that workplace noise negatively affects job satisfaction, causing a reduction in productivity. Despite this, office acoustics can often get overlooked when measuring factors contributing to job satisfaction. Many companies […]
Are you thinking of acoustically treating your office? Let’s say you’ve considered all options and think that acoustic treatment would be the most effective way to improve productivity and well-being in your workplace. A key consideration to bear in mind when upgrading your office is the visual impact that acoustic treatment may have on your working environment and whether that acoustic […]
When it comes to office acoustics, one of the most common queries we have is, How can I acoustically treat my office without making it look too much like a recording studio?” This is a common misconception as not all acoustic treatment looks like the type that would be found in a studio environment, and there […]
If you asked the majority of businesses what it is that drives success and sets them apart from their competition, creativity would be fairly high up on the list.
Learn about how bad office acoustics can affect creativity.
Noise, or ‘unwanted sound’ as it is defined, is a common complaint in offices today. In fact, many studies indicate that noise is the most frequent complaint amongst office workers. A 2016 study by economic consultants at Oxford Economics found that workers, above all else, wanted a workplace free of distractions. Despite this, the study […]