Monthly Archives: October 2010

Trading in Your Printer

As you go about planning and setting up your office space, consider the condition and age of your current printers.  Make a few observations: How old is each printer? How much do you spend on supplies for each and total? How many service calls have you had in the past year? How much down time? […]


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The Real Cost of Your Office Printer

Everybody worries about the cost to obtain a printer.  We all have some sort of “sticker shock” when it comes to the purchase or lease price of a printer. But the real cost isn’t in acquiring the device, it is tis care and feeding during its life in your office. This care and feeding includes […]


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Office Noise

In our on-going series on creating a productive office environment, today we discuss noise.  Since excessive noise may increase staff stress and fatigue, consider these items when creating your office space: Reduce general noise with floor carpeting and by locating office areas away from sources of external noise. Be aware of hard surfaces such as […]


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How to Choose Your Next Piece of Office Equipment

Office equipment, particularly printers and copiers are big investments.  To make the process easier and more attractive, consider taking these steps: Set a budget. Buy more machine than you need so you can grow into it. Choose a network machine–for multiple users. Consider color if you do presentations. Look at technological options–solid ink versus tradtional. […]


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Office Lighting

In the world of office space, a huge consideration is lighting. Why are we talking about lighting? Because your office environment is made up of many things and for you and your staff to be most productive in your office, besides the equipment you might use, you must also consider: Lighting Noise Temperature Air quality […]


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