Posted on November 20, 2016
In Australia, our indoor workspaces are now more crowded than ever before. Our population and our economy have grown so much in the last four or five decades that they’re virtually unrecognisable; but in most of our metropolitan areas, we’re still working in the same spaces, ill-equipped as they are. Our indoor air quality is affected by many factors that are still present in our buildings since the energy crisis of the 1970s—including heating, air-conditioning, and ventilating (HVAC) systems that aren’t well maintained, dim lighting, and poor humidity control—and our workers are reporting more and more frequently that they’re unhappy and unwell.
Posted on November 10, 2016
Posted on August 20, 2016
As a business owner, it’s your legal and moral responsibility to provide your staff with a safe and comfortable work environment. Meeting the basic requirements of health and safety isn’t hard, but it also won’t do much to promote a productive and positive work environment. While Australia’s working conditions are usually reasonable, most business owners aren’t aware of how important it is to take defensive measures against contemporary threats to general health and wellbeing.
Posted on May 25, 2016
Posted on May 18, 2016
Whether you’re wanting to make a subtle impression and inject some fresh air into your workspace, or you’re looking to make a striking design statement in a high-end residential or commercial interior, professional plant designers can help you create the style you’re looking for.
By drawing on their knowledge of both design principles and botany, plant designers can craft stunning plantscapes that both augment the design features of the space, and make use of its environmental conditions.
Posted on April 15, 2016
Reducing worker fatigue: how indoor plants can improve the safety and productivity of your employees
Fatigue can have devastating effects on any business. It significantly reduces the productivity and skill of your workers, slowing your business operations and impacting on your bottom line. But more serious than this is the profound effect it has on the safety of your workers: the Australian Safety and Compensation Council has found that worker fatigue can even lead to potentially dangerous mistakes.