Acoustics in a workplace
Results of a research conducted by Julian Treasure, an expert in the field of sound, and Armstrong World Industries indicate that noise is the number 1 problem of employees nowadays. In “Why architects need to use their ears” book the investigator explained that on many occasions projects of buildings were based on designer’s eyesight rather than hearing.
On the bright side, thanks to awareness of the problem most of it can be eliminated. Soundproof equipment, furniture and panels reduce noise, increase work efficiency and skilfully blend into the interior. They are comfortable and are easily incorporated into a workspace, there is no need for significant changes in an already existing office.
At present companies aim to provide staff with comfortable, improved work environment. Places dominated by open space often reserve an area dedicated to quiet work, invest in suitable equipment and furniture. Height regulated Yan_drive desk is one of those improvements. Its hard surface won’t absorb sound, therefore, its advised to use additional soft furniture like the Mesh line, which skilfully utilizes tall panels and blocks out the noise.
The hearing sense is frequently undermined even though sounds impact our emotions, frame of mind and even brain waves, they also shape the character of a workspace. Consequently, it has to be considered while arranging office space.