What is Quiet Mark?
Quiet Mark is an independent global certification programme focused on improving health and wellbeing. Their platform helps consumers and industry professionals easily find the quietest high-performance products on the market. These are identified by thorough scientific testing which provides reliable information about the sound the product makes, to enable consumers to make educated decisions that will help them achieve a peaceful and productive environment.
Working from home
The world took a very different turn a couple of years ago and many of us were forced to create work spaces in our homes. This put added pressure on families, individuals and workplaces to maintain a peaceful space in which to work productively or communicate with colleagues.
Having a quiet environment is now even more important than ever. As research from the British Journal of Psychology has shown, background noise can kill productivity levels. Even white noise coming from a dishwasher or washing machine can impact the mental focus of an individual. The study notes that workers can be up to 66% less productive when exposed to nearby conversation. And low noise levels were associated with reduced stress and improved wellbeing!
Sleep when the baby sleeps!
And what about those with growing families? With the introduction of little ones into home, there’s nothing worse than a clunky dishwasher waking up a sleeping baby after you’d spent hours cradling them to sleep. According to the National Noise Report Survey, a staggering 82% of Brits would like to make appliances in their home quieter, and two thirds are more likely to buy an appliance labelled as quiet. Effective time for you!
Open plan homes
Open plan homes are the coveted floorplan for many Brits. Perfect for hosting, spending time with the family, and allowing air and natural light to circulate the home more efficiently, the space can be enjoyed by everyone at different times of the day. The last thing you need is loud and intrusive appliances. The National Noise Report Survey also reported that washing machines, vacuums, food mixers and kettles were among the top appliances Brits wish would create less noise in the home. With Quiet Mark appliances from Bosch, you can rest assured that a cup of tea can be made, laundry checked off, and the house cleaned up without interrupting or raising the stress levels of other household members!