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Enhancing employee comfort with the flip of a light switch

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For workplaces that value employee productivity and comfort, color-tunable lighting represents a new frontier. With the ability to cool or warm the light temperature of a room, tunable lighting can wake up or calm down employees, adjust to the time of day and adapt for an after-hours event.

Although nearly all modern workplaces house employees who spend the majority of their days at their computers, most office spaces’ lighting systems were designed for tasks involving paper.

As Simone Skopek and Bob Best of JLL’s Energy and Sustainability Services (ESS) explain in their new book “SMART Green + Productive Workplace,” poor lighting can have a tremendous negative impact on employee productivity. Paper-based tasks require more intense lighting than work done on a computer, and the harsh lighting can cause reflection and glare.… Read More

Save Energy By Sharing

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Bob Best
Energy and Sustainability Services

Want to reduce energy consumption in your workplace?

Start by just sharing information. It’s incredibly effective and very inexpensive. But, it works.

The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) claims that up to 12% energy savings can be achieved by way of real-time energy feedback devices that tell people how much energy is being consumed.

Even where… Read More