Posts made in October, 2015

3 Things Every Office Chair Must Have

Regardless of whether you work outside of the home or in the comfort of your own home, everyone needs to have the right equipment in place to prevent aches and pains from striking and causing your job performance to suffer. If you find that you are achy and tired after spending a few hours in your office chair, it might be time for an upgrade. More and more people are sitting for hours on end to do their jobs. By having a chair that is ergonomically designed, you can eliminate the added strain and pressure that comes from spending hours in front of the computer.

Adjustable Height

Since the height of desks is going to vary from one manufacturer and model to the next, the best thing you can do is choose a chair where you can easily adjust the height. You don’t want your chair sitting so high above the desk that you are constantly looking down and putting pressure on your neck. However, you also don’t want to be so low to the ground that you are straining to see the screen and putting pressure on your wrists. The best thing you can do is get a chair that you can adjust to prevent any additional issues with your seating position. This way you are always taken care of, even if you change desks. Feet should always be flat on the ground and your arms should be level with the desk.

Reclining Back

Sure, everyone has been told to sit straight at some point in time, but that isn’t the case today. You are better off sitting in a chair that has a slight recline to minimize strain and pressure on your back. The back should allow for a little wiggle room when sitting down.

Deep Seat

To prevent injury to your knees, you want to make sure the depth of the seat is proportionate to your body. Sit with your back against the back of the chair. When your seat is the right depth, it will leave a couple inches between your knees and the seat. Otherwise, you need to look at different depths to better accommodate your needs.

By taking the above information into account, you can make sure you get what you need in a new office chair and avoid causing any injuries that could have been prevented in the first place. Check out office furniture companies for more information.

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Cooling Your Home Or Office Without Huge Energy Bills

If you want to cool your home or office in the most cost efficient manner, then you have many things to consider. Not every method of cooling will be the same for every house or business space. This article will provide you with information to help you determine which method is going to work the best for your cooling needs without costing you too much on your energy bills.

Central cooling

Central cooling can be a very cost effective way for you to cool your home or a large business space. However, there are some times when it may not be the best choice. A central air conditioning unit can be inexpensive to run as long as the unit is a newer model and all the ducting is in good shape.

When you run central air you are supposed to keep all the registers open which causes the entire home or space to be cooled. If you have a large sized home or office and you generally only occupy a small portion of it, then you are paying to cool unnecessary areas each time you turn the unit on.

Window air conditioning unit

If you have a very small portion of your home or a smaller sized office to cool, then you may do best with a window AC. Once again, make sure you opt for a newer model so you know it’s an energy efficient model. Using a window unit in the most important room to cool will save you from wasting cool air on rooms not in use.

When you install it in the window, make sure you add weather stripping all the way around the AC and the replacement glass or other window covering. This will ensure the cool air won’t leak out and cost you more on your energy bill.

Swamp coolers

If you live in a hot, dry climate then you may find that a swamp cooler will be more efficient when it comes to keeping your home comfortable for a low cost. Swamp coolers work by using evaporative cooling, which is the process of cooling air by using evaporating water. In drier climates, this helps to cool the space while adding much needed moisture to the air.

Now that you have a better idea of which cooling system may meet your needs the most, you will be on your way to enjoying a much more comfortable environment for an affordable cost. Talk to a heating and air conditioning specialist to learn more.

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Hello to everyone lucky enough to fall upon this little site of mine. My name is Shaun Hardy, and I love to talk to people about their businesses. You see, brushing up on the economy and watching business trends has always interested me. I’ve been a business owner myself, so I typically know the ins and outs of what goes into running a business. One of the most difficult—yet invigorating—times in the life of a business is when moving or selling. I hope to share a bit of the experience and wisdom that I’ve collected over the years concerning business, specifically moving or selling a company.

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