In addition to economical befits of Dynamic glass, Comfort glass TM increase occupant comfort and productivity and allows occupants unobstructed views even in the tinted state. Studies have shown that this benefit increase productivity by 0.5–5 percent annually with improvements of indoor air quality, increased daylight and better control of office temperatures. There is common agreement that people perform better and are more satisfied with their jobs when they have a view to the outdoors and exposure to natural daylight. Positive impact of the day light has been proven for health treatment at hospitals as study at universities results.
Day light impact to offices’ users:
• 10% of absences can be attributed to not having a connection to nature, a person’s view being the primary predictor of absenteeism. • Lighting is the #1 contributor to productivity.
To hospitals’ patients:
• Patients in day lit rooms spend up to 20% less time in hospital rooms. • Took 22% less analgesic medications per hour. • Had 21% lower pain medication costs for the length of their stay.
• Schools with natural daylighting show children learn 20-26% faster. • Test scores drop 17% in classrooms without windows.
Dynamic glass solutions, Comfort glass TM provides the possibility to building occupants to enjoy the maximum amount of natural daylight within energy savings.