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Why Task Lighting Will Help To Increase Your Productivity

Whether you work in a large office environment or from home, task lighting is something that can benefit you when you are trying to increase your productivity and get more done during the day.

Task lighting is used to illuminate a certain area in order to complete a specific activity. There is more to consider than just illuminance though and contrast is also important. A poorly positioned light source can cause contrast reduction, resulting in a loss of visibility, so it’s vital that you consider these things when choosing your task lighting.

Read on to find out more about how appropriate task lighting will help to increase your productivity.

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It Helps To Create A Comfortable Environment

Working in uncomfortable, harshly lit environments is something that is certain to stunt your productivity. When seeing isn’t effortless and automatic, it causes the eyes to strain and can generally make people feel irritable. Task lighting helps because it can illuminate a specific space, ensuring that you will not need to strain to see what you are doing. This will have a positive impact on your productivity and will ensure that you are able to get more done during your working day.

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It Reduces Glare

With most people working from computers now, reducing glare in office spaces is a top priority. Overhead lighting is known to increase glare and can lead to workers sitting in unhealthy and un-ergonomic positions in order to minimize discomfort. Incorporating the right task lighting into your office space will alleviate headaches that can be caused by glare, boosting your mood and in turn your productivity.

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It Will Reduce Your Outgoings

The cost of utilities can really add up and using task lighting could have a direct impact on a businesses’ bottom line. Instead of attempting to maintain the right lighting levels on desktops with overhead fixtures, invest in task lights, which will do a better job and provide an energy-saving solution, particularly if you choose LED bulbs. Lower outgoings leave you with more free cash to spend updating your computer systems or investing in more resources, both of which can boost your productivity.

Different Types Of Task Lighting

We stock a wide range of lighting solutions that will work well for task lighting. Our range of desk lamps is stylish, functional and available in a variety of colours.

Created by Gary Baker on 9th May, 2018


Gary Baker

Gary Baker

BLT Direct