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Cable management for your office furniture


Most businesses, when budgeting for their new office furniture, don’t always allow an amount to cover any additional cable management requirements which they may have.
Most office desks will have some form of cable management, although on some of the budget office desks, the facilities will be somewhat limited.
So you should spend some time to work out exactly how your new office desks will be used, and what level of cable management you will require.  Different styles of desk need different forms of cable management so it is important to get it right before deciding on they style of desk you like.
Also you need to look at you current office wiring, as perimeter cabling and  floor boxes need different cable management systems.

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Glass desks – form over function ?

We still have quite a number of enquiries for glass desks each week, and  always make a point of going through the issues  with glass office furniture.

To begin with we need to know why this request has been made.  Glass furniture is once again back in fashion, with many modern homes now sporting glass dining or coffee tables.  
But glass furniture at home is not the same as a glass desk in the office, where the requirements of the desk are different to that of home furniture.

Most office desks need power and data and ideally a method of keeping the power and data safely out of sight, and the ability to access these facilities from the desk top.
Most office desks also have close to hand storage space for stationery , filing and other essential items
Most office desks have a tough hard wearing surface and impact resistant edging. The desk tops are designed to be easy to clean, and non reflective.

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Wireless Power ?

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Office Electrics

We all have so-called wireless devices, such as laptops, mobile phones, printers, keyboards and mice and much much more. So why is our desktop still cluttered with wires and why do we still feel tethered to our office furniture?

Because we still need power. There are many alternatives, but none of them work satisfactorily. Ordinary batteries seem so wasteful and environmentally unfriendly, re-chargeable batteries seem to run out much faster and are never charged when you need them. Solar chargers are expensive and rely on the sun – not much of that here – and all the other dreams of hydrogen-powered micro fuel cells and all the other technology promises are just that – promises. Continue reading Wireless Power ?