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Pepper robots working at Belgian hospitals
Pepper robots working at Belgian hospitals
Two of Belgium's hospitals have installed Pepper robots in their reception areas for trials. The robots will help patients in Ostend and Liege. At the CHR Citadelle hospital in Liege, Pepper will be waiting for visitors at the reception area. At the AZ...
7 factors of great office design
7 factors of great office design
Smart companies understand that work spaces are a business tool. An office environment reflects and reinforces a business' core values, through the placement of different teams and functions and design elements that reflect culture, brand and values. T...
Electric vehicles: Big benefits, big challenges
Electric vehicles: Big benefits, big challenges
Energy managers and facility managers should think about electric vehicles on two levels. The first is practical: How will the organization set up charging stations and handle the increased energy load that will result? In the longer term, companies n...
This office has bike lanes for inter-office travel
This office has bike lanes for inter-office travel
For employees over at SRAM, the Chicago-based bike parts manufacturer, cycling is more than a hobby or a fun thing to do on vacation: It's a primary mode of transportation. In an effort to create a company culture that more completely reflects their va...
Improving indoor environments with HVLS fans
Improving indoor environments with HVLS fans
Distribution centers, manufacturing plants and other large, open industrial facilities face a host of unique design and environmental control challenges. While HVAC and building management systems (BMS) can address these problems to some extent, savvy ...
Considering introverts when it comes to workplace design
Considering introverts when it comes to workplace design
Extroverts get their energy from social situations; introverts get their energy from solitude and quiet. Realistically, it is a sliding scale — no one can be considered a total extrovert or introvert. The same applies for work situations, yet wor...