Three Ways Air Conditioning Can Help Your Workplace

August 16 2016

James Patten


Even though the summer is drawing to a close, air conditioning is still a huge help in many workplaces across the world.

Aside from keeping the air with a space cool, crisp and refreshing, did you know that having an air conditioner in your workplace also brings other advantages, too?

They Help Reduce the Risk of Dehydration

In some job roles, you’re more likely to sweat more, no matter what time of year it is. From mechanics to welders and engineers, sometimes it’s just a part of your role to get a little bit sweaty while you work.

When a person sweats, they begin to lose fluid from their bodies, which can often lead to dehydration if the person isn’t regularly drinking water. Dehydration can severely affect concentration, which is definitely not ideal for employees who are working in potentially dangerous environments.

However, with an air conditioner, you can drastically reduce the risk of dehydration simply by turning it on; if you aren’t sweating profusely, there’s less chance of dehydration occurring!

It Keeps the Air Clean

You may be sick of hearing it, but the air that we breathe is actually pretty dirty – and more especially so in environments where there may be a lot of dust or dirt such as a warehouses or factories.
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Air conditioning units are a great way to remove some of this dirt from the air around us; they filter the air through the unit using specialist filters which remove both humidity and large dust and dirt particles. This ensures that the air being processed by the unit comes out cleaner than it went in – as long as you ensure that the filters are cleaned regularly!

It Can Help Keep People Focused

We’ve all been there – sitting in a boiling hot room and starting to feel sleepy because of the heat. Warm air can seriously affect the alertness of a person, much like how dehydration does.

This can be very dangerous in industrial environments where concentration is essential – so enlist the help of an air conditioning unit to help keep your employees alert and awake during even the hottest days of the year.

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The cool air which the unit puts our will keep your employees’ senses active and engaged, which should reduce the amount of accidents which take place in the workplace – everyone will be awake and more aware rather than hot and sluggish and more likely to make mistakes.

All these benefits are in addition to increasing employee comfort levels, no matter what the weather is doing outside. Comfortable, happy employees are more productive, so don’t jeopardize your businesses processes – install a unit which can greatly increase how comfortable and productive your staff are with the flick of a switch!

If you’d like to find out more about how Heritage Heating and Cooling can help you and your business stay cooler all year round, feel free to get in touch with us today and we’ll be more than happy to help you.

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