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You Hold the Key, SC! Banner Image Telecommuting
Enjoy the freedom of telecommuting
  • Telecommuters take less trips to and from the workplace, reducing the number of vehicles on the road. This reduces overall vehicle emissions, improving air quality.
  • Many workplaces have reported increased productivity and lower turnover as a result of working in a quiet environment with minimal interruptions and have an increased ability to focus on specific work tasks.
  • Employees experience less stress caused by commuting, such as physical discomfort, air pollution, fuel costs, and vehicle maintenance.
  • When offered as an employee benefit, telecommuting can help employers with recruitment and retention.
  • Telecommuting employees can continue to work at home with minor ailments that might otherwise result in loss of work time and potential spread of illness around the office.
  • Employers benefit from continued operation despite any weather conditions that may keep employees away from the office.
  • Employers can reduce overhead costs such as office expansion and additional parking spaces as their workforce expands.

For more information please contact the Bureau of Air Quality at (803) 898-4123 or by email.