There are various workspace designs being utilized across the job force today such as coworking spaces, cubicles, and more. Organizations typically implement designs that best suits their needs, but one thing that should be universal is the impact an office space can make on the health and well-being of its occupants. The culprit of potentially poor office-related health is also a common one: fluorescent lights.
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The glare of fluorescent lighting can cause headaches, migraines, and eye strain due to its frequent flickering.
Additionally, our circadian rhythms, which determines sleep cycles and relaxation levels, and hormone levels can become warped from the lack of sunlight exposure. The right lighting can boost productivity, energy, and decrease depression.