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Is your raised floor strong enough to hold a car?
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Can you drive a car on your floor?
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Are the days of the "Mega Data Centers" behind us?
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So no one is going to say "Yes"? Everyone thinks more mega data centers will be built?

I guess that's a really good sign for the IT and construction industries, huh?
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Hard to Believe an Access Floor Panel Weighing a Few Pounds Can Support a Car
Netfloor USA Access Floors: Strong Enough to Drive On | We get asked a lot of questions by our customers, and one of the most common questions is: "How strong are your raised floors?" It's a great question, and the answer depends on which raised access floor we are talking about. We have cable management floors from a mere 1.5" high to over 6 feet high, and we have different types of panels depending on what you need for your building. | Access F...
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Hard to Believe an Access Floor Panel That Weighs only a Few Pounds Can Support a Car

Low Profile Access Floor can be lightweight, easy to handle, AND strong, as you can see here.

I get asked all the time: (from customers, mainly, but some architects and engineers) "How strong is your access floor?"

I tell them I can refer them to the technical specifications, but you know what they say about a picture being worth a 1,000 words...
Netfloor USA Access Floors: Strong Enough to Drive On | We get asked a lot of questions by our customers, and one of the most common questions is: "How strong are your raised floors?" It's a great question, and the answer depends on which raised access floor we are talking about. We have cable management floors from a mere 1.5" high to over 6 feet high, and we have different types of panels depending on what you need for your building. | Access F...
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Some good tips for interior designers.. everything from Google testing paint colors to access floors for hiding cables and wires.

#google #netfloorusa #accessfloor  
A list of actionable tips and advice of how you can improve your office space and increase your team's productivity and overall satisfaction.
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Can you drive a car on your access floor?
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Thanks for the +1s everyone! We had fun making this quick video (although I doubt it's gonna win an Oscar any time soon!) :)
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Facebook vs. BladeRoom Group: Who Will Win the Lawsuit?

I found this article from a few weeks ago, and was really interested in it. I felt compelled to post a reply (on PCWorld) and my reply turned into a mini blog post!
http://www.pcworld.com/article/2902312/facebook-sued-for-alleged-theft-of-data-center-design.html

If you don't read the article, let me summarize it: Basically, BladeRoom Group claims they contacted Facebook about building a modular, pre-fab data center. Facebook didn't use their proposal/design, but did build some data centers with the "modular" concept in mind.

I'm not a lawyer, so I'll leave the details to the lawsuit (but it does seem much of the info has been kept out of the public domain, for now).

Obviously, modular/containerized/pre-fab data centers have made big strides in the past 5+ years, so the idea isn't a new one. It will be interesting to see who wins this lawsuit.

I suspect that in the meantime, the industry will continue to mature and modular data centers will become more prevalant.

Thoughts?
#Facebook   #BladeRoom   #DataCenters   #MonMan  
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This is what a cable management floor looks like during install

The other day, I posted a picture of a car driving over an access floor panel, and the first comment from Interior Design Community wasn't how cool it was, or surprise at how strong it was, but rather "what is the point of the flooring and what is it used for?" (Thanks +Art-Faux Design & Painting Inc)

Original post:
https://plus.google.com/+RyanHulland/posts/GAeMRBYbmVL

I totally missed the opportunity to explain what it all meant!

So to answer his question, cable management floor is a "special" type of access floor that is only a few inches high, has built in cable trenches and electrical/data floor boxes.

It's used in all sorts of buildings, from offices to libraries to command centers. It frees up floor-ceiling height and makes arranging the fixtures/desks/cubicles much easier.

It's part of the infrastructure that let's the architects and designers work their magic without worrying about cables and wires.

For a comparison of the 2 types of access flooring: http://www.netfloorusa.com/low-profile-cable-management-access-floor-vs-traditional-access-floor

Thanks :)

#NetfloorUSA   #AccessFloor  
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Thanks for the +1s, guys!

I wasn't trying to do a duplicate post; I wanted to link to the post I did the other day but I guess I haven't fully figured out G+ linking yet...oooops!

Thank you :)
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Hard to Believe an Access Floor Panel That Weighs only a Few Pounds Can Support a Car

Low Profile Access Floor can be lightweight, easy to handle, AND strong, as you can see here.

I get asked all the time: (from customers, mainly, but some architects and engineers) "How strong is your access floor?"

I tell them I can refer them to the technical specifications, but you know what they say about a picture being worth a 1,000 words...

#NetfloorUSA  
Netfloor USA Access Floors: Strong Enough to Drive On | We get asked a lot of questions by our customers, and one of the most common questions is: "How strong are your raised floors?" It's a great question, and the answer depends on which raised access floor we are talking about. We have cable management floors from a mere 1.5" high to over 6 feet high, and we have different types of panels depending on what you need for your building. | Access F...
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+Art-Faux Design & Painting Inc Good question! Cable mangement flooring is a "special" type of access floor which has built in cable trays and electrical boxes.

It's usually much lower in height, from 1.5"-6" or so.

After looking at the photo I posted, I realize that it shows a car driving over the floor panel, but it doesn't give much perspective on what the floor itself really is.

If you know what standard access floor is, you can check out this resource to compare the types: http://www.netfloorusa.com/low-profile-cable-management-access-floor-vs-traditional-access-floor

I think what I'll do is make another post showing a completed project using this floor, so you can see the "big picture" so to speak.

Thanks!

Edit: I posted a photo that might help describe what the access floor is used for. Thank you for pointing this out to me!

Photo: https://plus.google.com/+RyanHulland/posts/cmAbrgC4q3S
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Hard to Believe an Access Floor Panel That Weighs only a Few Pounds Can Support a Car

Low Profile Access Floor can be lightweight, easy to handle, AND strong, as you can see here.

I get asked all the time: (from customers, mainly, but some architects and engineers) "How strong is your access floor?"

I tell them I can always refer them to the technical specifications, but you know what they say about a picture being worth a 1,000 words...
Netfloor USA Access Floors: Strong Enough to Drive On | We get asked a lot of questions by our customers, and one of the most common questions is: "How strong are your raised floors?" It's a great question, and the answer depends on which raised access floor we are talking about. We have cable management floors from a mere 1.5" high to over 6 feet high, and we have different types of panels depending on what you need for your building. | Access F...
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Some good tips for interior designers.. everything from Google testing paint colors to access floors for hiding cables..

#accessfloors #google #netfloorusa  
A list of actionable tips and advice of how you can improve your office space and increase your team's productivity and overall satisfaction.
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Results Achiever: Marketing, Sales and Business Development of HVAC, Power and Industrial Systems
Introduction
I'm proud to have worked for MonMan for so long (nearly a decade). It's unusual to find a company so dedicated to quality, customer support and integrity, and when you find it, you do everything you can to stay there and be a part of its growth.

I am a problem solver, and specialize in HVAC, Electrical and IT systems, especially in the Mission Critical, Data Center, Industrial and Healthcare industries.

I am always looking for ways to "get the pieces to fit" in a better, faster, more efficient way, and I bring that mindset to my customers.

The best part of my job is seeing that smile on a customer's face when they realize that, yes, there still are some great companies out there that believe in fantastic customer service and a useful product or service at a price that makes sense.

Specialties: Data Center Cooling, Data Center Power, Systems Monitoring, Indoor Air Quality, Systems Integration.

Data Centers:
I've been around long enough to have seen the inside of some great legacy data centers, but am still excited to be at the forefront of developing technologies. I'm a firm believer in studying the past; learning from missteps and successes alike. I've seen what works and what doesn't when it comes to data center cooling and power, and I enjoy mixing that with the next generation of design, equipment and operations to provide our clients with a fantastic experience.
Bragging rights
The multi-colored background on my profile is my own design, so, that, I guess?
Education
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte
    Growth and Developmental Economics, 2002 - 2006
Work
Occupation
HVAC, Power and Industrial Systems Marketing, Sales and Business Development
Skills
Data Centers, Contract Negotiation, Sales Management, UPS Systems, New Business Development, Market Entry, Raised Access Floor, International Market Entry, Capital Raising, IT Management
Employment
  • MonMan
    VP, present
    Manage Operations, Sales, Marketing and Customer Service aspects of MonMan. Emphasis on fostering a successful environment of: team building, ongoing employee training, high levels of customer support, and, above all, integrity an honesty. Responsible for evaluating market and industry conditions, consulting with customers, developing deep relationships with stakeholders, and creating and implementing a long term vision of growth, quality and integrity.
  • Netfloor USA
    Director of Business Development, 2013 - present
  • WB Moore Company of Charlotte
    Consulting Project Manager - Electrical Commissioning, 2008 - 2010
    Working on an $800+ Million high rise building project, I worked with project managers, engineers, superintendents, subcontractors and the general contractor/construction manager teams to help manage the electrical systems testing of a $100 Million mission critical electrical system that supports a major financial institution's critical infrastructure. Duties included: Creating RFPs, soliciting bids, evaluating bids, scheduling, coordination, supervision, data collection, reporting and close out.
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