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Fixing the Noisy and Distracted Office Problem

HOW MUCH IS YOUR NOISY OFFICE COSTING YOU? A recent study found that workplace distractions cost organizations like yours an estimated $588 billion dollars a year. But you don’t have to keep paying that “noise tax.” Let’s fix your noisy and distracted Open Office with a Sound Masking System that will improve worker’s productivity and […]

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Video – Designing A Successful Open Office

The work place is no longer tethered to the employee’s one workstation. It is now everywhere in the office. Only 39% of office workers constantly work at the same desk all day. And those that have freedom to roam and spaces that support differing work modalities, report higher workplace satisfaction and engagement. See the below […]

TEKNION CASE STUDY: TRIP ADVISOR

TripAdvisor’s new headquarters is designed with the experience in mind – a destination where employees can be as effective as possible while having the maximum amount of fun. Workstations are minimized, communities maximized and the workplace experience designed to enable personalization. “The reason why we went with Teknion is because they were very open to […]

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Work Space Design to Drive Employee Engagement

“Engaged employees are significantly more productive, drive higher customer satisfaction and outperform those who are less engaged.” Harvard Business Review Only 20% of employees worldwide reporting that they are fully engaged at work. Space Matters… So, how do we plan the work space to encourage and enhance employee engagement? What are the work place design […]

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Design the Work Space to Feel More like Home

Traditionally speaking, going to work means leaving the home and spending the working hours in an office that had a commercial or industrial feel. The newest office design trend breaks that mold to create a new atmosphere for employees to work in. Resimercial combines characteristics of both residential and commercial design. By bringing the comforts […]

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Solving the Issue of a Distracted and Noisy Work Environment

In 2019, approximately 75% of offices in the United States have an open concept floor plan. Long gone are the days when large corner offices and tiny, gray cubicles were the standard. The open office floor plan was supposed to encourage collaboration, energy, efficiency and community. While the concept technically predates the 1940’s, open office […]

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What I discovered after using a standing desk for 1 year

by Andy Ramage – Co-founder Aalpha Energy & Author OneYearNoBeer The research suggests that sitting all day is bad for our health but would losing our chairs improve performance? I decided to make a stand and find out. The first thing I discovered about standing desks is that you don’t have to wait for the $2k super […]

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The ROI of Standing Desks

A simple way to increase the efficiency in an office setting is to invest in ergonomic sit-stand desks, also known as height adjustable desks. Standing desks create a more ergonomic workplace by allowing employees to work more comfortably while providing the flexibility perform work by sitting or standing. These desks can be raised or lowered […]

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The ROI of Workspace Wellness Design – Biophilia

The impacts of employee wellness programs, such as fitness center memberships, tobacco cessation programs and workspace wellness design, have been well documented as having both a favorable ROI (return on investment) for employers and a stabilizing factor for the workforce itself. Then, there’s the ‘human design’ factor via ergonomics as a sub-component to employee wellness, […]

A Workplace That Feels Like Home

BLUR THE LINES. Spaces that blur the boundaries between work and home create a comfortable environment, invite people to relax and create feelings of well-being. Imagine your workspace where your people feel at home.  Allow us to help you get there.