Disabled Lifts - Bringing Accessibility to All

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With disabled lifts a necessity when it comes to providing access which is inclusive to all, a number of high profile buildings have had excellent examples installed, taking advantage of the huge choice available. No longer simply a functional moving platform, disabled lifts come in a variety of styles from basic designs right through to the luxurious. Incorporating a range of modern materials and displaying elements of quality, style and design, disabled lifts can now become a focal point in their own right. Disabled people need access to the same facilities as able bodied people and that means there is a huge demand for retail units, restaurants, entertainment venues and leisure facilities to provide access which adheres to Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) legislation, but also remains sympathetic to the building itself. The basic function and mechanics may remain the same but the facades can vary hugely, with lifts being designed around the age of a building.

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Equipment Rental: An Economical Approach to Construction

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A lot of contractors have started renting construction equipment in lieu of purchasing it outright. This practical approach to the business comes as no surprise, given its cost-effectiveness.

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The Importance Of Good Acoustics In A Commercial Setting

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When thinking about room acoustics, there is a range of different factors that need to be taken into consideration; for example, the size of the room, what its purpose is, how many people will use it, etc. Misjudging even one of these factors can make a massive difference to the acoustics of your room, and getting it wrong can have a negative impact. There are a number of factors to consider and we will highlight a few below. EchoWith the recent changes in the interior design of hospitality venues such as cafes, bars and restaurants, there has also been a change in the absorption of sound.

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A Look at Creating a Healthy Work Environment

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We spend so much time at work, and so the environment in which we work in can't help but have an affect on our well-being. "Sick building syndrome" is a well-established problem.

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Why Choose Modular Offices for Your Expansion?

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Making a change is sometimes necessary for any business. Leaving an office building where you've spent years building your business can be difficult.

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Choosing the Best Flooring for Your Retail Premises

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If you own or run a retail outlet, you will no doubt know how important it is to get your commercial flooring right. In addition to practical considerations, such as maintenance and cleaning, you will need to consider customer and staff safety, appearance and cost.

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How the Decentralisation of Energy Will Make the World a Greener Place

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Economies are centered heavily on big scales and large volume output. It all makes sense from an economic standpoint, and this enterprise model essentially hasn't changed during the last two centuries.

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