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Integrating Sustainable Products into the Workplace

There are a number of simple ways companies can integrate sustainable products into their workplace. However, knowing where to start can be overwhelming. Below, we’ve answered common questions on how to incorporate green elements in a work environment. There are a wide-range of sustainable products. How can I tell they’re green? Look for items with […]

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FAQ’s: Interior Design

The design of a workspace can improve employee satisfaction and attract top talent, so it’s no surprise we receive a lot of questions about interior design. Today, we pulled together six frequently asked questions and supplied the answers below. How do finish selections impact budget and timeline? They have a huge impact, because finishes come […]

FAQ’s: What to Know About Purchasing Workstations

Because workstations play such a large role in an office’s design, it’s no surprise we receive a lot of questions about them. Today, we pulled together five FAQ’s and supplied answers to each below. How much do they cost? New, 6×6 or 6×8 workstations typically cost between $2,000 and $4,000. These prices often vary based […]

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How to Budget for Building Maintenance in 5 Steps

When creating a budget for building maintenance, there are five, simple steps you should take. First, plan for routine care. Then, examine the life cycle of more costly equipment. Next, talk with management to determine which capital expenses are coming up. Put a contingency fund in place. Finally, be prepared to reevaluate and reassess your […]

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What to Look for in an Owner’s Representative

When starting your next project, hiring an owner’s representative might be the last thing on your mind. However, they should be the first person you add to your lineup. Having an Owner’ Rep on your team will help keep your project on track, alleviate your workload and reduce the likelihood of having unforeseen construction costs. […]

The Importance of Facility Managers

When I was in college, I don’t believe there was a degree for the facility management field. Hiring a facility manager (FM) was typically an afterthought. In many cases, a company would buy a new building or facility and then, would become overwhelmed with the additional responsibilities that come with maintaining a building, property or facility in good […]

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