Why Wellness in the Workplace is Important
In addition to the focus on multiple generations in the workplace, agile working, and a live-work-play culture, the topic of wellness has gained significance. Real estate and facilities managers have learned wellness can impact the occupants’ experience and contribute to people-centric workspaces.
@9 Amenity Center in Minneapolis by DLR Group. Photo by Brandon Stengel.
Wellness in the interior environment includes air quality, ventilation, thermal conditions, acoustic comfort, lighting, biophilia and lifestyle amenities. All these elements affect how individuals feel in the office and how safe and secure they believe they are at work. These items can and do affect the physical and mental health of the occupants of a workplace. And these items are deemed Key Performance Factors on such critical statistics as occupant productivity, revenue, and ROI.