Natural daylight important for home offices

Jul 12 2010

Natural daylight important for home offices
Natural daylight important for home offices
When designing the perfect home office, Entrepreneur.com claims that natural daylight is one of the most important elements to include. This is because daylight is a constantly alternating source of illumination, so, in addition to have a relaxing effect, it is less likely to make you squint when working at the desk for hours at a time.

The news source states that some other factors to consider when designing an office in your home are equipment, lighting and ergonomics. The storage capability of desks, drawers and cabinets should be closely evaluated, since all sorts of papers, folders and office supplies will need to be organized accordingly.

Since the desk may be the focal point of the room, it is highly recommended that it is placed near windows. This will offer natural lighting but also, according to the news provider, add the psychological benefits of an open space.

In terms of ergonomics, the website advises adjustable chairs, wrist pads for keyboards, and other products that guarantee comfort while working.

Solar screen shades are an ideal addition to any home office due to their ability to control the amount of light allowed into the room, while reducing the glare of the sun on computer screens.
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