?According to a recent study conducted by the Whole Building Design Guide (WBDG) Productive Committee, physical comfort in the workplace is critical to work effectiveness, satisfaction, physical and psychological well-being of employees. Uncomfortable working conditions—too hot, too cold, too noisy, too dark, too light, too much glare—restrict the ability of workers to function to optimum capacity, and it can even lead to job dissatisfaction and can increase work related illness symptoms. During the facility design and development process, building projects need to adopt a comprehensive and integrated perspective that aims to: 1) Provide furniture and equipment that will enhance worker comfort and performance 2) Provide a superior acoustic environment 3) Maintain optimal thermal comfort 4) Create a high quality visual environment 5) Provide user controls While everything is very important, office furniture and equipment that will enhance worker comfort and performance, ranks. What businesses should do, according to the Whole Building Design Guide (WBDG) Productive Committee, is provide the most comfortable working environment for their employees: 1) Adapt furnishings according to the work that is to be done, not the other way around. 2) Specify furnishings that support good posture, body mechanics, and work techniques for the tasks being accomplished (e.g. ergonomically designed chairs and keyboards). 3) Provide workstations that allow users to adjust seating, computer equipment placement, light levels, work surface heights, workspace layout, and ventilation. 4) Install glass panels in workstation walls to provide access to daylight and views and 5) Design furniture configurations that allow workers variable views for visual relief. At MAiSPACE, we follow all of these guidelines and adhere to the strictest industry standards. Before we embark on a project, we closely consult with our clients to understand their specific needs, expectations, personnel profile, and clientele. We make sure that office furniture reflects the company's mission, suits its employees, and their function. Our most important concern is the comfort of the employees, thus, ergonomics is a priority for us. For instance, MAiSPACE's revolutionary chair, MAiCHAIR not only supports the body in comfort from head to toe but also enforces correct posture. It is more than a traditional reclining armchair; in fact, it is more than a chair. Its design takes the human body as its guide and encourages motion. Compared to its expensive alternatives, MAiCHAIR offers the best quality at an affordable price, and once you sit on it, you wouldn't sit in any other chair. Based on the human centered approach to office furnishing, we design individual workstations that allow employees to control their work environment including heating and cooling, sound level, and light intensity. We believe that being able to make these adjustments affects both how people do their work and how they feel about their workplace. Another important concern for us is to make workstations ergonomically correct, and the MAiSPACE system handles that through its off-modular design. M.D. Kim, who heads up manufacturing at MAiSPACE, headquartered in Mt. Olive, NJ says, "For example, the system is flexible and adjustable to meet individual preferences. The user creates a comfortable environment by determining the optimal placement of panel-hung components, adjustable at 1 inch increments; having flexible non-handed orientation for the workstation, and curvilinear work surfaces with cascade edges." Other features include height adjustable keyboard trays and tool rail tiles that permit easy access to work tools. Features such as tackable acoustic tiles, work tool rails or slat wall, white boards and non-handed components with off-modular capabilities, allow workers to be both productive and express their individual identities. "Office furniture workstations become a safe and comfortable workspace, and without the cost penalties inherent in less-flexible designs," Kim adds. Last but certainly not least, visual privacy is very important to us. Our office cubicles with panel heights of four to five feet are optimum, while allowing some visual privacy at a seated position, it also provides for some visibility to create a sense of interaction in the workplace. Our commitment to functionality, comfort, and simplicity and our state of the art manufacturing techniques and processes exceed our customers' expectations. The combination of on-going customer support, commitment to excellence, and manufacturing expertise has contributed to MAiSPACE's overall success since 1993. Read More about Comfortable Workplaces. MAiSPACE.com will help business owners and operators make smart choices in Systems Furniture and Office Cubicles for their offices and selecting the right office workspace setup.
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