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Eco-Office Design

Wednesday, July 28th, 2021

Abschlussdokumentatione of the survey of “Green Office” the discussion about climate change does not break off, more and more people deal with questions relating to the reduction of CO2 emissions and sustainability. For the sake, companies are increasingly required to address this issue and to take concrete actions, sustainable technologies and to realize concepts in their operating not only the environment. The challenge here is to take into account environmental, economic and social interests. An inventory, the Fraunhofer IAO whether and to what extent German companies already have implemented sustainability in their operations, puts on the basis of the results of the online survey Green Office “, in the period from May to October 2009 over 250 companies have participated in the. German companies, but also organisations from the health and social services, as well as from the public service were the target group of the survey conducted in the composite project Office21. The survey focused on the Basic setting on sustainability and on the concrete measures, particularly in the area of Office design.

The degree of willingness to invest was examined in the survey as well as the motivations and possible barriers. The study results show that the companies surveyed consider sustainability generally important or very important. This is true not only for the fundamental ecological orientation of their organization and their products and services, but also for the aspect of sustainable design of office environments. As the main motive for the introduction of measures to enhance the sustainability, specify the respondents image increases, cost savings and the actual contribution to the protection of the environment. However, there is a wide gap between the expressed importance and the measures actually taken. In particular the uncertainty about the capital expenditures and the lack of expertise in the development of sustainable solutions prevent businesses according to the survey on the Implementation. This suggests that in the company on the one hand yet large potential exists to increase the sustainability of their own. On the other hand, sustainable concepts, products and consultancy services open up high market potential for German companies higher costs for environmentally-oriented measures when compared to conventional solutions. The results of the study are summarized in a final documentation, which can be requested via the contact. ..umweltgerechte buerogestaltung.html Tobias Hug, Fraunhofer IAO

Managing Director

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

The world’s most important furniture fair ‘imm cologne’ is regarded as trend barometer for the industry. How it looks, the bath of 2012? Last year, it was just a trend, but for 2012, experts expect a breakthrough in the double sense of the word: more and more people are longing for a bathroom that invites you to linger and living. A bath that documents belonging to the living area also through spatial openness. Motto: Break through walls, enjoy a sense of space. The complete renovation of the bath reaches the living room. The bath room many people knew the merger of bathroom and bedroom only from holiday”, Jorn says the end, bathroom expert and Managing Director of system bath the end GmbH. upscale hotels put on this Unboundedness of rooms, to create a contiguous retreat of the cavalier for your guests.

Jorn van the end: it is this openness in the private, which immensely relaxing effect. And more and more people in everyday life as well would enjoy that.” The individuality with this developing trend “accompanied by the rapidly growing trend towards greater individuality in the bathroom go so Jorn van the end: in the election of the new bath a certain, current indoor architectural trend is crucial today increasing the personal well-being and less.” The possibilities of individualization of the own bath have become almost infinitely varied and also resourceful can be combined. The individual wellbeing bath can be achieved even in small or narrow spaces. “All just a matter of creative planning”, emphasised the expert system bad. Luminous canvas who is not interested in the openness of a bath bedroom room, finds other ways to enhance affordable en-suite bathrooms. We assemble for example increasingly novel stretch ceilings and clamping walls in the bathrooms of our customers. These can be backlit and then dip the whole bathroom into a perfect, uniform light mood”, Jorn explains whose company system bath the end GmbH of the leading service providers the end the industry in North Rhine-Westphalia belongs. Antibacterial coated fabrics can be printed also photo-realistic, for example with a waterfall or clouded sky.

Then, the wall is to glowing screen. About the company, the van the end GmbH in Neukirchen-Vluyn SYSTEM bath has for more than 30 years. It belongs to the leading service providers in the industry in North Rhine-Westphalia. Over 100,000 bath tubs and shower trays were exchanged in the process bath Exchange without tile damage”. Thousands bathrooms have been renovated already in the bathroom business. The family business is by Adrianus and Jorn van der end, father and son, carried. Contact: System bath the end GmbH, Weser Strasse 18-20 47506 Neukirchen-Vluyn Tel.: 0800 / 98 98 300 (free service number)