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Top 5 New Flooring Picks

Top 5 New Flooring Picks Since 1969, NeoCon has been the annual gathering of all commercial design related industries from manufacturers, dealers to designers. And, par with the event, new and innovative projects make their debut with the spotlight in full focus. To me, as a designer of commercial work spaces, there are just a…
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Luxury Vinyl Tile

Luxury Vinyl Tile Luxury vinyl tile (LVT) is currently the fastest-growing flooring product in the world. We're revealing the secrets behind the surging popularity of LVT, and sharing four factors that make it a top flooring choice for your next project. 1) AESTHETICS While luxury vinyl tile flooring is available in many different design options, wood-style tiles…
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Office Flooring Pros and Cons

Office Flooring Pros and Cons Choosing commercial flooring can be a difficult task with such a wide range of flooring types available. Each type of commercial flooring creates a unique aesthetic and has a huge impact on the indoor environment. Today we're comparing the pros and cons of three commercial flooring types to help you…
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Music and Productivity

Music and Productivity For many, the most peaceful time of the day may come on their commute into work. Barring traffic jams, bad weather conditions, and other aberrations, it can be a time to have your first cup of coffee, relax, and listen to some music. Now, a new study shows that workers might benefit…
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Office Acoustic Improvement

Office Acoustic Improvement Unwanted noise is a perennial problem in buildings. We spend a lot of time keeping out external noise from traffic, aircraft and other things with insulation and double or triple glazing, but internal noise can be a major issue too. Echo and reverberation of sound can lead to problems with difficulty in…
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Quieter Office Spaces

The Quieter Office Space Noise levels are one of the biggest sources of workplace complaints. Prolonged exposure to even relatively low levels of office noise leads to elevated stress levels and hampers productivity. Here are seven changes you can make to create a quieter office space. STRUCTURAL CHANGES Structural changes to offices will have the…
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Noise and Productivity

Noise and Productivity "The open-plan design of modern offices can lead to harsh acoustic environments, which can harm worker productivity and well-being." A lot of the blame for clamorous offices can be leveled at the trend of open plan offices. These sleek, open spaces are usually comprised of reflective easy-to-clean surfaces (think glass and concrete), which reflect sound, create…
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Office Design Renovation Survival Tips

  Eliminate Office Renovation Headaches  “When your office lease expires, opting to stay in place and upgrade your existing space can yield significant savings. However, successfully achieving such cost reduction requires careful attention to and management of a wide variety of issues in what can be a complex project process.” These TIPS WILL HELP ENSURE A…
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8 Ways to Boost Creativity in your Space

   “The design of your office can do a lot to foster creativity, so it’s no surprise that successful companies also have fun and liberating work environments.”  DAVID SPENCE If you want to bring your workplace into the 21st century, here's how you can cultivate a more creative office space that will truly inspire your…
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GREEN OFFICE WEEK!

  What happens during Green Office Week During the week, there is a different focus each day. Why not take these challenges live in your office? Focus on Energy (Monday) looks at practical ways to reduce energy consumption. Focus on Transport (Tuesday) considers how workers can reduce their environmental impact through better transportation. Focus on…
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