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office space planning guidelines

Office Space Planning Guidelines for a Growing Business

By Commercial Space, Space Planning

A while ago you started your own business and now it has grown. This is awesome but it comes with a new set of needs. It can be a very exciting transition and also is a time for planning. For most businesses, you will have clients coming in and out as well as having more than one person per department. Making sure that everyone can be productive and happy in an office setting is a top priority. We at Carolina…

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handicap accessible

What Does Handicap Accessible Mean?

By ADA Compliance, Commercial Space, Construction, Space Planning

When building a business or a home for those that are handicapped, there are a lot of angles that need to be covered. First, lets start with some definitions. Accessible means the degree to which a product, service or environment is available to as many people as possible. Also, the ADA states that “the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) prohibits discrimination and ensures equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in employment, State and local government services, public accommodations,…

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office air quality

Is Your Office Air Quality Safe?

By Commercial Space, Design, Space Planning

When working in an office environment, there are usually a lot of things to contend with throughout the day besides getting your work done. There can be an array of distractions, some welcome and some not. One thing that most people usually don’t think about is if their office air quality is safe. However, it is something to seriously consider and not something for only your manager or office owner to worry about. It is everyone’s job to help maintain a…

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How to Design Office Floor Plans

How to Design Office Floor Plans

By Commercial Space, Design, Space Planning

Designing an office floor plan involves more than simply arrange a few cubicles; it requires careful thought and consideration to create a space that is productive, visually appealing – and less expensive to create and maintain. That’s why we at Carolina Services Inchave created this brief guide, offering a few pointers on how to design office floor plans. Focus on Efficiency Well designed office floor plans should increase the productivity of an office by ensuring ease of organization and communication…

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5 Commercial Office Space Design Ideas

5 Commercial Office Space Design Ideas

By Commercial Space, Space Planning, Uncategorized

The appearance of your commercial office suggests to potential customers and clients the success of your business, as well as its values. For example, a unique design suggests creativity, and a clean, uncluttered space says your business is professional. Furthermore, the right layout can increase the productivity and efficiency of your business! To help you jump-start the design process, we at Carolina Services Inc have composed this list of 5 commercial office space design ideas. 1.Clear Some Floor Space Offices…

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Importance of Space Planning and Design

The Importance of Space Planning and Design

By Commercial Space, Design, Space Planning

Many business owners assume space planning and design is little more than interior decorating and can easily be accomplished without a professional’s help. In doing so, they may be preventing their business from operating efficiently and may be losing potential customers because of an unimpressive appearance. Space planning and design is crucial to a company’s productivity, and after viewing these reasons from Carolina Services Inc., we’re sure you’ll agree. A Space’s Design is Often a Client’s First Impressions Whether your…

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10 Green Construction Ideas

10 Green Construction Ideas

By Construction, Green Construction, Insulation, Painting, Space Planning

Whether to help protect the environment or to simply lower energy costs, more and more people are seeking green alternatives to conventional construction methods. But many people get lost in the politics, construction terminology, and scientific jargon of environmentally-friendly building. Simply put, green construction encompasses everything from the siting and designing of a building to a building’s demolition, with the goal of increasing the efficient use of resources, reducing waste byproducts, and creating a healthier space for a building’s occupants….

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Commercial Space Planning

Commercial Space Planning Ideas

By Commercial Space, Space Planning

There’s no denying it – when it comes to commercial space, looks matter. The aesthetics of your office or store are often the first impression you make on potential clients and customers. However, for your business to run smoothly you can not afford to sacrifice function for style. So how do you design a commercial space that is both attractive and efficient? To help, we at Carolina Services Inc. have composed a list of questions and ideas to kick-start your…

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Workplace Design Trends

Workplace Design Trends – How the Office is Changing

By Design, Space Planning

The days of cubicles and conference rooms are coming to an end. Combined advancements in technology and psychology have led to  new trends in workplace design that focus on creating a productive, inspiring environment for workers and utilizing all the benefits of modern technology. Below, we have listed some of the most popular ways in which businesses are redesigning their space to become more effective. Open Work Space An office is a team; its members must be able to collaborate…

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Associated General Contractors of America

What Does it Mean to be a Member of the Associated General Contractors of America?

By Construction, Design, Space Planning

The vision of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America is “to promote a better industry for the professionals who build America’s future.” Deciding to become a member of AGC was simple. We at Carolina Services Inc. pride ourselves on offering high quality construction solutions that are on time and within budget. AGC helps us do so. The Associated General Contractors of America promote the skill, integrity and responsibility of Carolina Services, and all those who build America. So what exactly does…

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