Employees calling in sick impacts the overall productivity and performance of a business. If your business has a persistent rate of sick days no matter the weather, maybe it’s time to ask why. Here’s an overview of how maintaining your HVAC system regularly will help keep your employees at work.
Office Air Quality
Air quality at work is something most people may not even think about., but the air in the office actually carries allergens like dust and pollen, along with other pollutants. An HVAC system filters and ventilates air. Without proper maintenance, however, the HVAC system will not filter and ventilate the air as it should. Without proper ventilation and circulation, levels of carbon dioxide increase and can lead to symptoms like sweating, an elevated heart rate, tingling in the hands and feet, and headaches.
The office HVAC system should ventilate around 20 cubic feet per minute of outside air per person to decrease allergens and regulate carbon dioxide.[Read more…] about Reduce Employee Sick Days With Regular HVAC Maintenance