Glass Wall Panels A Clear Trend in Office Design for 2015

  Office interior designs are getting a fresh look with environmental demountable glass wall panels, flexible modern furnishings and increasingly minimalistic multi-purpose workspaces.   These 2015 office trends serve the new office acumen of collaboration and mobility. The agents of change for this new office climate include renewed environmental awareness, technological advances, flexibility of worker…

Break the Glass Ceiling and Lean In to Free Standing Offices

Free standing offices are ticking off all the boxes for new office construction and build outs of office spaces. Today’s corporations want a balance of collaboration and focused workspaces. Free standing offices keep the desired loft like feel of these collaborative workspaces while providing that much coveted private work area. Glass paneled free standing offices…

Under Construction: From Blueprints to Moveable Walls, New Office Development is Rising

The resilient nation of hard working, innovative entrepreneurs is rebounding. Six years post the great recession, failed cities are rising from the rubble. There is a resurgence of city dwellers along with corporate investment and infrastructure improvements. U.S. highways are humming with trucks and commuters, restaurant and club patrons are on the rise, steel is…

Commercial Construction: Retrofitting Buildings for Office Spaces

The new sustainability motto for commercial construction should be reduce, reuse, recycle, retrofit. Building green doesn’t always mean starting from scratch with the latest and greatest green products. Retrofitting buildings offer many opportunities, especially with office spaces, where companies can save money, energy and natural resources. Retrofitting buildings can prove to be a higher environmental…

In-Plant Modular Office Used as Team Room to Improve Productivity

The following case study highlights a large manufacturer’s project installation working in collaboration with KAB-tech for an in-plant modular office space built with  NxtWall solid and glass wall panels. Thank you Reid and KAB-tech. By Reid Fisher Manufacturing facilities operate with fast-pace environments and can be greatly impacted by even the smallest errors. For this reason, it…

Green Building Benefits: Increased Rental Values and Occupancy Rates for Commercial Properties

  Recent evidence has revealed new and renovated commercial properties that have achieved green certifications such as Energy Star, LEED and Green-Star ratings typically command higher rent premiums. Statistics are showing the higher the green certification the higher the rent for commercial properties.1 With the plethora of green building benefits why aren’t all new commercial…

Eco-Friendly School Building Products with Long Life Cycles

  This month brings us to the MIAPPA 2014 conference. NxtWall has decided to attend this year because it is being held at Mackinac Island. This motor-free historical setting will give us the opportunity to see how easily our eco-friendly school building products and displays for demountable walls can be transported by bicycle. It’s all part…

Demountable Walls Retro-fit with “Old School” Construction

NxtWall – Demountable Walls Retrofit with Old School Construction     Facility engineers, architects, and interior designers are all aware of how versatile demountable walls can be. Customers who are outside of the commercial construction industry often have reservations on how demountable walls work with their existing building structures. We pulled together this short video…