Office Working Temperature

With seasonal temperature changes, offices can become unpleasant places in which to work. Cold and draughty in the winter, hot and stuffy in the summer, poor temperature regulation can quickly lead to a drop in productivity.

There is a regulatory requirement for employees to provide a comfortable working environment for their employees. The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) states that a reasonable working temperature should be maintained, taking into account factors such as humidity levels, comfort, and airflow. Failure to adhere to these guidelines can result in fines.

Why is the right office working temperature important and how can it be achieved?

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Why is the right office working temperature important?

Achieving the right temperature in your office is essential when it comes to employee productivity and performance. While individual preferences can vary, the optimal temperature within an office will usually be somewhere between 18 and 22 degrees Celsius. This is a moderate temperature that avoids the extremes that can quickly begin to impair cognitive function and decrease concentration levels, leading to less efficiency and output. Ensuring an optimal office working temperature range ensures a comfortable environment where employees can focus on their tasks without unnecessary distractions.

The right office temperature also promotes employee health and well-being. Uncomfortable temperatures can quickly lead to physical discomfort, such as headaches and dehydration. Fatigue can quickly become a problem, rapidly reducing the productivity of your team. Prolonged exposure to extreme temperatures can also exacerbate existing health conditions and is a component in the development of stress-related ailments.

The right office temperature is essential for creating a healthy, conducive workspace, where employees can perform and thrive professionally.

How can you regulate office temperature?

There are several strategies that office managers and employers can use to regulate office working temperature. Portable air conditioning units offer versatility and efficiency when it comes to maintaining optimal temperatures within office spaces. Their flexibility and mobility allow for easy relocation. This ensures that temperature regulation solutions can be adapted to meet the evolving needs of the workplace without significant modifications.

They are also designed with energy-efficient features to optimise energy usage and to reduce operating costs. Portable air conditioning units can help to create comfortable, productive working environments that are tailored to the needs of their employees while ensuring energy efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

Energy-efficient office temperature control from Broughton

Our range of portable air conditioning units is an ideal solution for offices and workplaces. Made in England to the highest possible standards, our latest range incorporates energy efficiency elements for reduced running costs. We make it easy to achieve the optimum office working temperature, increasing comfort and improving productivity.

Contact us to find out more about our range and for advice about the best solution for your business.