Glare from harsh sunlight can negatively impact the comfort and productivity of a workplace. Thankfully, many of the problems associated with harsh sunlight, such as glare, can be controlled or prevented with commercial window tinting services.
Effects of Glare
Glare can cause many problems in the workplace, such as eye discomfort, headaches, and difficulty reading screens. Studies have shown that nearly half of all headaches in an office environment can be attributed to lighting issues. Glare on computer screens, especially those which are in direct sunlight, reduces typing efficiency, reading efficiency, and comfort. All of these issues can reduce employee satisfaction and significantly reduce productivity. Conversely, it has been shown that appropriate lighting can increasing performance. There are many ways to address problems causes by too much sunlight, such as buying blinds and relying on artificial lighting. This can work, but not only do you need to pay for blinds to be installed, but you are also then faced with increased lighting costs and have entirely cut natural light out of your business. Instead, consider getting window tinting as an alternative. Window tinting is an excellent way to reduce glare and improve lighting without sacrificing natural light or needing to buy blinds.
Customize your Window Tinting
Depending on your business’s needs, you may need a different level of window tinting to fit those needs. How much light a window lets through it measured in visual transmittance or VT, which you can learn more about here. If you have a large storefront to display your products through a window, you would benefit most from high transmittance glass, which shades the inside while not inhibiting people from looking through the window. If, on the other hand, you have many computer screens in direct sunlight, you would benefit more from low transmittance glass, which would protect your screens from glare and provide optimal ambient lighting.
Other Benefits of Commercial Window Tinting
Aside from reducing glare, commercial window tinting can provide numerous benefits to your home or business. Window tinting can block up to 99% of harmful ultraviolet radiation as well as reduce cooling costs by as much as one-third. Window tinting can help the curb appeal of your business as well as protect you and you customer’s privacy. With all of these advantages to meet a wide range of commercial needs, why not consider investing in window tinting today?
Residential Window Tinting from American Solar Tinting
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