A shift from energy saving to occupant experience …
Whilst I hope we would all agree that ongoing energy saving, by reducing unnecessary use is not just good for the bottom line, but fundamental if we are to achieve the necessary global emissions targets.
It was interesting to read a report by McKinsey(1), highlighting the change in focus from an energy saving agenda to a focus on the occupant experience and the associated benefits.
This is a trend that we have increasingly seen gain momentum over the last eighteen months.
A study at the University of Warwick found that happiness in the workplace led to a 12% rise in productivity. By contrast, unhappy employees were 10% less productive than their neutral counterparts.
What could your business or organisation do with a 20% shift in productivity?