The office space contributes to productivity
Home / October 25, 2015

The use, safety, health and conviviality of space are among the most concerned problems shared by both the Human Resources and the Facility Management. A complementary, synergistic management of both areas will help the company to achieve their goals. The HR professionals care about their employees and train them so they can grow and develop their job properly. Their goal is to guide the human resource in their careers and, directly or indirectly communicate the values and policies of the company. The Facility Management (FM) professionals manage the physical assets of the companies and the services provided in them. They must understand the business of the organization to match the functionality of the building to its purposes. They maintain a pleasant environment, functional service of the people working there, says Luis Cominelli, Works and Services manager of GC. The HR area depends on FM and vice versa, since the space work is meaningless without its occupants (unless it’s a robotic remote station) and the employees could not perform their tasks without adequate physical space that integrates functions (unless everyone working remotely and / or virtually). The use of space According Cominelli, before, the buildings needed people who operate: elevator operators,…

Osborne & Little Unveils Lines in U.S.
Home , Home & Kitchen , Home Appliances , Sweet Living / October 24, 2015

Osborne and Little PLC has introduced new lines of decorative fabric to the US market during the holidays 1994. The Voyage line of wallcoverings and fabrics includes historic images, while the firm’s Maracanda Silks are meant to coordinate with existing collections. In addition, Osborne and Little have introduced chenille trimmings, such as scalloped braid, deep seersucker braid, ropes, looped festoons and large key tassels. Osborne & Little The British high-end supplier of fabrics, wallcoverings and trimmings, celebrated the holiday season earlier this month by introducing new collections to the U.S. market. Introductions by Tricia Guild of Designers Guild and Nina Campbell for Osborne & Little were also on display in the Osborne & Little showroom located in the D&D Building, in the center of Manhattan’s decorator district. All the collections shown here were introduced to Europe at Decorex, the annual decorative fabric fair held every September in London. “There is so much fashion in our studio,” said Antony Little of Osborne & Little. “We love finding unconventional subjects for design.” Among the noteworthy presentations were Osborne & Little’s Voyage printed fabrics and wallpapers, a collection of five scenic patterns with historical images from the four corners of the world. Illustrated…

Rebuilding or Renovation – Finance costs
Home , Sweet Living / October 20, 2015

Would you like to make an adjustment to your home so that your house is more practical to live in, or simply because it’s beautiful? Then you can opt for a rebuilding or renovating your home. A remodel of application on your roof, remodel your kitchen or installing new solar poles, they are all cost much. A rebuilding is generally deeper and more precious than a renovation, which has implications for the funding. A so-called rebuild mortgage is long-term and covers a higher amount while a renovation loan is a more flexible form of credit in order to make a change to your home. How to finance the rebuilding or renovation of your house? This article will give you an overview. A home never finished If you want to build a house, you make a good plan of how it should look and what facilities must have it all. You set the plan for your dream home and when the final plan is ready, you can start building your dream home. But even when the house is built, there are always some things that do not quite turn out as you expected. The bathroom is just too small, or you’d…

Reducing Energy Consumption Through Changes in Use
Home , Sweet Living / October 19, 2015

There are many ways to save energy. You can make adjustments in the house and you can adjust your consumption in the home. In this article, the possibilities for saving energy, both electricity and gas, are not extremely expensive or need major home adaptations. Heating One important way to save energy and therefore, money is heating. Put a few degrees lower than you used to save a quick buck per year. People who were not previously aware of their heating behavior can save 600 euros on average per year. Of course, you do not have to cool it yourself and therefore there will be several opportunities to have warmer without using the full CV (Central heating). For example, you should use a smaller room heating in winter or just one room in the winter and sit there. In addition to the heater to be as low as possible, it is possible to put on an extra sweater and possibly get cozy with a blanket to sit on the bench. An hour before going to bed, reset the CV to night mode, hence you also save a lot of energy. Any form of electric heating is relatively very expensive. Think of…

Keep the Burglars Out!
Home / October 14, 2015

Burglars are waiting for everyone. Maybe one bad day, an uninvited guest simply sit between your stuff to grab and cause irreparable destruction to your property. You want to do everything to ensure that you, your home and your belongings are safe. How to keep the burglars out? Easy Believe it or not, in many cases, it is very easy for burglars to outrage our stuff. Some typical cases are as follow: We go out the door, but the window is still open. Busy working in the garden and the back door is not locked. The kitchen window still open at night. The bike stands in the garden and does not lock. The car is in the driveway. Not locked or with the window open. The expensive tool in the shed behind an unlocked door. The spare key is in the door, neatly underneath a tile or flowerpot. Further invitations A burglar breaks do not like when there seems to be little to pick. After all, why should he do all that trouble with the risk of being caught? That is a different story. Another list of invitations The laptop, camera, expensive bag is still in the car. The wallet…

Greater Live in The Same Space
Home , Sweet Living / October 8, 2015

There are many people who have spacious houses with large rooms, meanwhile the other has to do with significantly less square meters. But do not worry! In fact, there are numerous ways to make your house or your room look bigger or at least utilize a smaller space. This article will give you an overview. Something about your eyes and your brain Your eyes are constantly trying to capture visual impressions and pass on to your brain. Since then, the images you saw are examined, processed and stored. For your eyes and your brain, it’s nice to be discovered if there are patterns. If objects are of the same size, color and shape, it is easier for your brains to classify them. It’s just less work than classifying all different shapes, colors and sizes. The more images you eyes have to process in a short time, the more they identify that as ‘crowded’ experience. This fact can be used to even in a smaller space. Colors in your room Many people know the effect colors have on an area. Dark colors give you the feeling that the room is smaller than it actually is. Therefore, it is definitely unwise to…

What is a squat rack?
Home , Home Appliances , Sweet Living / October 5, 2015

The squat rack is essential equipment to perform the squat exercises. It is a kind of portico with notches that allows to work safely and to put a bar at different heights. Coupled with a weight bench, it allows working all muscle groups (shoulders, arms, back, quadriceps, glutes …) Exercises to achieve in this cage Whatever exercise to be performed, it should be good warm up beforehand and lift only loads between 60% and 75% of maximum force to prevent injuries. After the exercises, it is essential not to overlook a recovery period to enjoy the muscular congestion. The passage under the bar: Place the waist-high bar, bend your legs, keeping your back straight, pass under the bar, leaning the torso, and then return to starting position. Repeat the movement several times a series. The squat and developed: Place the bar on the shoulders, bent legs and then push the bar above your head under the body. Return to initial position. Inverted pumps: lying under the bar, grab it with arms outstretched and perform a few sets of pushups. Raised legs: raise the bar above his head, reach out and take legs straight until the thighs are parallel to the…

Buying tips, security levels in destruction , and maintenance of paper shredders
Home , Home Appliances / October 1, 2015

Security levels in destruction of paper shredders Paper particles is probably one of the most important factors when choosing a paper shredder which is the level of security offered features. As you may have noticed, the different paper shredders are classified according to their security level from 1 to 6. But what exactly is the difference between these levels of security? The level of security in the destruction of confidential documents is governed by the German DIN 32757. Thus, any company that engages in the destruction of documents or companies whose law obliges destroy some documents (customer, for example), you must adhere to the safety standards of these regulations. In general, and without going into specific examples, we should see what features which are offered by 6 levels of security and what requirements is responded. LEVEL 1: Destroy the generic standard documents without further requirements. Performs paper cut into strips of width up to 12 mm. LEVEL 2: To destroy internal documents of the company whose requirement is illegible. Slitting maximum width is 6 mm. LEVEL 3: Destroy all the documents including personal data. The cut may be in strips or particles, although the pieces should never exceed 594 mm2…