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Proxemics in the Office

Proxemics is the study of the communicative aspects of personal space and territory.  Everyone is surrounded by an invisible zone of psychological comfort that follows us everywhere we travel.  This protective bubble acts as a buffer zone against unwanted touching and attacks.  Our comfort zone...

Taking a Stand

A survey conducted by WorkRite® Ergonomics www.workriteergo.comshows that "taking a stand" at the office could help relieve the aches and pains of many office workers.  More than 89 percent of the nearly 500 office workers responding to WorkRite's "How Long Can You Stand to Sit?"...

A Cluttered Desk

I recently ran into this informative article written by Stephen Bucaro of  Bucaro TecHelp.  It really made me stop and think about what the clutter on my desk is saying.  I hope you find this information as interesting and helpful as I did.  Enjoy!   I followed...

Open or Closed Office Layout?

Most offices will have either open or closed work environments.  I would like to discuss the pros and cons of both of these layouts to help you better plan for your own office.   Open work environments are often thought of as one giant room with no...

Making a Green Move

Earth911 recently shared an article on their website about their move to a green building and how they tried to make the entire move as green as possible.  If your office is looking for a new, green space or if you just want some great...

Multi-Generational Workforces

I recently ran into an interesting article by Terry Carroll, Market Intelligence Manager for Kimball Office.  Carroll explained that to fully understand how the mind works at work, we must first appreciate the office environment we work in, and understand how workplace dynamics complement the...

Creating Office Spaces That Inspire

     Your office space is a place where your employees meet day to day to engage in activities that help your company flourish and grow.  The space in which they work should do more than just house creative minds, it should inspire them.  A well...

Remanufactured Cubicles – The Secret to Cutting Office Expenses

The struggling economy has led many businesses to search for the best way to cut office expenses.  Among the variety of ways that a company can save money, refurbished office cubicles is one of the most sensible and popular.  While there many manufacturers and models of furniture...

Bed Bugs in the Office

When I was a child, my mom would tuck me into bed and say "sleep tight don't let the bed bugs bite".  I have never actually seen a bed bug and wasn't sure that they existed.  Come to find out, I'm not alone.  It seems that...

Energy Efficiency Improvements for the Office

While the primary focus of our blog is to talk about remanufactured office furniture and the many benefits refurbished cubicles offer to the environment, it is also important to think about some of the other facets of your building and how they can work together to...