SoundscapesEnhance Wellbeing & Improve Productivity
Office soundscapes are a great addition to any workplace to help improve workplace wellbeing and enhance privacy.Office Soundscapes 101 Workplace Wellbeing
Office soundscapes, much like sound masking, injects sound into the treated area to create an immersive environment.
Where they differ however, is the sound that is being injected into the environment. Sound masking produces sound that is only found in the frequency of the human voice, likened to the sound of air flow sound masking creates a calm and private environment.
Soundscapes on the other hand can offer a variety of different sounds into the environment including, bird song, water flowing, wind rustling through trees and even cityscapes.
Workplace wellbeing is more important than ever. We want employees to feel safe and comfortable when working in the office. Soundscapes are the perfect way to provide your employees with a sense of wellbeing and comfort.
It is no secret that access to nature can help reduce stress levels and help improve our overall wellbeing; but for those working in cities and built-up areas, experiencing nature can be hard, particularly during the working day.
That’s where office soundscapes are the ideal solution. Providing soundscapes in open plan offices, breakout areas and shared offices is a great way of bringing the soothing effects of natures indoors.
56% report that Noise has an impact on their workplace wellbeing
58% report that noise has a high impact on their stress levels
64% have overheard a private or confidential conversation in the workplace
Soundscapes are incredibly flexible. They can be used in conjunction with sound masking to help improve privacy of the treated area or, they can be used on their own in breakout areas to help create a collaborative and comfortable environment.
Just like sound masking, soundscapes can be split into zones. This means you can create bubbles of sound depending on the areas within the environment, breakout areas and canteen areas can have a more enhanced soundscapes, whereas open plan offices can have a subtle underlying soundscape integrated with a sound masking solution.
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