Plants offer local businesses a natural and beautiful addition to their interior while benefiting the overall wellbeing of employees. By incorporating plant life into the design of your office or shop will let your employees and customers enjoy nature’s beauty and the many physical and psychological benefits of office plants.
Office plants reduce stress
Humans have an innate need for nature and because plants remind us of the outside indoor plants can help to reduce stress levels by up to almost 40 per cent. Plants also remind us of a slower pace of life, making us more mindful which is instantly calming. So, with working from home here to stay perhaps it is time to gift your employees some plants for their home work space.
Better Air Quality
Sick building syndrome is the name for symptoms you get while you're in a particular building. Although you can get it in any building It usually happens in an office and plants have been shown to reduce the symptoms of sick building syndrome. Plants in the office improve air quality by removing harmful pollutants and stabilising humidity levels.
Office plants reduce noise levels
Plants are commonly used to reduce noise pollution in towns, cities and road systems. Using the same concept, plants in the workplace change room acoustics by reducing reverberation time. Plants placed in areas with hard surfaces such as concrete and hardwood, will effectively absorb noises which can be distracting and hurt employee productivity.
Plants look great
Providing plants for your office or shop offers both customers and colleagues a visually enhanced perception of your space. An office teeming with vibrant green plants will also convey a positive brand image to visitors showing that you are a brand that cares about our environment.