Creating a data-driven smart workplace. The data indicated an average desk utilisation of 32% with the busiest periods peaking at just 40%. Some areas had an average utilisation as low as 20%. The building health issues, identified by their Smart Health sensor data, were specifically identified as excessive CO2 levels that averaged 1,298ppm and peaked at 1,974ppm, where it should be 800ppm.
There were also issues with high temperatures and low light levels in certain areas of the building. All these factors contributing to the total building health of 39%.
With the insights and knowledge of the Green Building Council of South Africa, green leasing has been a step taken with the landlord to help collectively improve their workplace environment.
Data also revealed that meeting rooms, although occupied at times, were utilised far below capacity.The room utilisation was below 30% but actual seating capacity was below 10%Their space and health optimisation platform and data provides insight to unlock the following business benefits: reduce real estate costs saving up to 45%, improved working conditions resulting in increased employee productivity, new shared and virtual workspace design that supports collaborative and flexible working culture