Made in the Shade – Enclosed Blinds Offer Privacy and Light Control in Glass Office Walls and Doors

  So you love the idea of a floor to ceiling glass wall office with an unobstructed view of the river outside your corporate headquarters? Well, you may until the blaring sun comes around to your side of the building late in the afternoon and you can no longer read your computer screen. The transparency,…

Rest and Relaxation… in the Workplace? Office Design Ideas for Modern Workspaces Reduce Stress Improve Performance

    Do you have an employee wellness room in your office building or modern workspaces? Can you imagine being asked that question 20 years or even 10 years ago? MLive Hub downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan has one. AOL Headquarters and Yext Headquarters in New York, NY have nap rooms. So does The Huffington Post.…

Greening Our Schools – The Value of Demountable Walls Systems

The value of greening our schools in this era of reduced school budgets has never been clearer. As more and more colleges are offering degrees in sustainability, more and more engineers and facility managers are recognizing the installation, cost, health and beautification benefits of selecting green construction products. Ironically reduced school budgets have encouraged innovation…

Moveable Glass Walls, High Speed Technology, Daylight Harvesting: Classrooms Are Going Green

  Walking into any school I always feel a reference for the space. In the primary schools, the innocence of fresh minds to mold, emotions that will flow unabashedly between BFF’s, favored teachers, and scary principals. Middle school classrooms filled with students caught between childhood learning and high school dreams. High schools spilling over with…

Michigan-made Demountable Walls

  December rings in the holidays with droves of visitors to the stores seeking those much sought after gifts. It is also a time for businesses to review. While people are enjoying various holiday festivities many businesses are enjoying increased profits and customer growth for 2013. Gratefully, our state of Michigan has experienced a resurgence in most…

The ABC’s of Nxtwall Wall Systems

Adaptable. Budget friendly. Completely reusable. In this three-part series of blog posts, we will review some of the benefits of incorporating Nxtwall movable wall systems in your office space. Adaptability. Facility Managers are able to manage space like never before.  Interior designers and architects require products that accommodate their specific designs. Fortunately, today there are…

Demountable Walls: Applications in Education

The use of demountable glass walls in facilities is gaining momentum nationwide and internationally. Advances in construction and facility management, coupled with heightened environmental awareness and budget constraints, combine to make movable walls an increasingly viable alternative to single-use drywall interiors. One of the arenas where demountable walls are making a big impact is education.…