The pitfalls of open plan environments
Open plan offices are prevalent in most working environments, especially in recent years. They offer brighter more pleasant working surroundings whilst keeping energy bills low thanks to the influx of light. An open plan area allows for the freedom of movement within a given workspace, enabling employees to move from one part of the office to another with minimum disruption. However, the open space can cause problems in terms of concentration capabilities and therefore productivity. Glass partitions can offer the best of open plan environments whilst providing the missing advantage of closed off office areas. They add the benefits of a cublicle office design with the minimum loss of space and intrusion.
Why choose glass partitions?
As specialists in moveable office partitions we know what we are talking about. And we’re here to tell you that there are a number of solid benefits to the addition of glasswalls and partitions; particularly with the productivity of your staff.
It’s all in the design
Wishing to make a great impression to existing, new, and potential clients, for many the addition of glass partitions are hugely considered simply due to their pleasing aesthetics. They fit perfectly in any contemporary office which seek a bright, clean and modern design.
Glass partitions maximise the amount of natural light dispersed into a room and create a fantastic illusion of a bright and airy space. Did you know that sunlight can improve concentration and activity levels? So not only will you likely enhance the mood of your employees but will aid in minimising the expenditure on artificial lighting.
With the addition of added natural light, as we previously mentioned, you can expect to reduce energy bills without the need for artificial lighting. Easily installed with minimum disruption, glass wall partitions are simple yet effective refurbishments. They can be assembled and disassembled quickly requiring no structural modifications. Therefore, this is an excellent choice if you’re considering further expansion or reconstruction in the future as they can easily be taken down or moved. Additionally if you need to move offices in the future you can take them with you making relocation quick and easy. The demountable and relocatable nature of the complete i Wall range, allows for considerable tax advantages to be applied when installing any i Wall standard system.
Honest, Openness, and Communication
When glass partitions are installed in the working environment there is often an unspoken message of openness and honesty. If you think about it no one can hide, and therefore a deeper sense of trust for your company and employees follows. This will undoubtedly encourage productivity amongst staff as well as improving communication.
Employers generally choose to create partitions because they effectively block noise from filtering throughout the office. And double glazing is no different ensuring the prevention of noise pollution which is evident in many open plan offices.
More help and information
If you’re looking for an innovative way of creating a separate working area, whilst providing your employees the benefits of open working and spacious environments, glass walls could be the answer you’re looking for.
For more information and advice when considering a partitioning system for your office please call our knowledgable and experienced team on 01249 445911 or alternatively email us on firstname.lastname@example.org.