Are there studies that validate the need for acoustic comfort?

Recent studies have found that we waste 86 minutes per day because of sound distractions. Further, 31% of workplace personnel must leave the office to complete their work in a quieter place. Without dividers between employees, interruptions happen about every 11 minutes. Then, it takes 25 minutes to regain maximum focus on the interrupted task.

A national survey conducted jointly by ESI Ergonomic Solutions and OnePoll exposed millennial’s top concerns in the workplace. Significantly, 25% of participants cited “Ability to Control Noise Level” as the most important element affecting work productivity and personal wellness.

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