There is still some scepticism within the building industry regarding the Wellbuilding standard and smart lighting. As more companies fight to attract and retain talented workers, work environments have become a key selling point.
Beyond attracting talented workers, further studies within this article have shown that healthy workers were more productive and that 82 percent of the programmes showed a reduced sickness absence.
You can find further statics in Phi's white paper Transformation of Wellbeing with Human Centric Lighting and IoT.
One can't disagree with the overall benefits from circadian and human centric lighting (HCL) attracting and retaining the right people, these very benefits can be key and worth the investment.
For a lot of young, but growing businesses, a health and wellbeing plan for employees might be viewed as something that’s nice to have in an ideal world, but an expense that cannot be spared in reality. A wellbeing scheme can make good business sense A wellbeing scheme can make good business sense Many business owners would offer a health and wellbeing scheme in an ideal world, but deem it too expensive. In reality, the right schemes could save you money. For a lot of young, but growing businesses, a health and wellbeing plan for employees might be viewed as something that’s nice to have in an ideal world, but an expense that cannot be spared in reality. Certainly, a business working on a shoestring budget can be forgiven for thinking this way – after all, you’re running a business, and profit comes first. When employees are off sick, it’s disruptive – productivity drops, and you lose money. Long-term sickness can be a particular problem as paying for cover and sick pay can be damaging when money is tight. Evidence shows a health and wellbeing scheme makes good business sense