Thoughts on Storage


Library Carts Keep Space Flexible

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Feb 2017

Library Carts Keep Space Flexible

The director of the new Glendale Branch of the Salt Lake City Public Library System wanted shelving that could be moved out of the way to create open spaces for community events and other special activities. She and the staff also wanted the library to have an open feel that would allow them to see from one end of the building to the other. The...

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Designer Storage: Compacting Kiosk for Library Atrium

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Jan 2017

Designer Storage: Compacting Kiosk for Library Atrium

Spacesaver teamed up with the architect of the Seattle Public Library to create this compacting kiosk for a retail shop located in the library’s atrium. Spacesaver provided the carriage-and-rail system that allows the shelving units to move, and the architect specified locally-sourced millwork for the shelving and cabinetry. The shop’s operation is simple. The clerk opens the kiosk by sliding the shelving units along rails...

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Store Specimens Securely with Entomology Cabinets

05

Dec 2016

Store Specimens Securely with Entomology Cabinets

More than 12.5 million specimens comprise the Field Museum’s entomology collection. When the Division of Insects decided to relocate and consolidate the collection in a new space, the planning team sought a storage solution that would protect the specimens while allowing easy access for staff and researchers. Viking and Spacesaver collaborated to create a system that would store specimens securely while still allowing enough space...

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Houston PD Plans Storage for a Million Items

14

Nov 2016

Houston PD Plans Storage for a Million Items

Soon after the new facility had a blueprint in place, HPD  looked to Spacesaver to design a storage solution for the state-of-the-art property room.  After analyzing the facility’s design and the items to be stored, Spacesaver determined that installing ActivRAC® Mobilized Storage Systems and the Eclipse Powered Mobile System storage systems would be the key to HPD hitting their storage goals. With high density storage systems mobile rows...

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58% Increase in Golf Bag Storage for PA Country Club

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Nov 2016

58% Increase in Golf Bag Storage for PA Country Club

When a prestigious private country club in PA invested in a renovation project to upgrade the “PRO SHOP” and location of the Golf Bag Storage Area, they were looking to increase the number of Golf Bags currently stored on wooden shelving in the back of the clubhouse.  The quantity of Bags currently stored an average of  240 to 260, and the country club was looking to maximize...

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Blueprints

20

Oct 2016

Our job? Making yours easier.

Storage.  Although it can often be an afterthought in design, it has an enormous amount of untapped potential.  This niche area deserves attention and expertise, and our years of experience make us your one-stop-shop for painless storage design.  Let us help you concentrate on more traditionally exciting aspects of a design, while we remove the burden of storage applications off your shoulders.  See below for...

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Storing Medical Solutions for Patient Treatment

17

Oct 2016

Storing Medical Solutions for Patient Treatment

Hospitals, dialysis clinics, cancer treatment centers, and other healthcare facilities must store large quantities of pre-formulated medical solutions for patient treatment. These liquids must be kept sterile and organized, but the jugs are heavy and take up a lot of space. A St. Louis hospital needed storage for one- and two-gallon jugs of dialysate, a solution used in dialysis treatments, in its dialysis unit. Staff...

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Top Spots for School Storage

03

Oct 2016

Top Spots for School Storage

Think school storage is just for closets and basements?  Think again!  Below we have identified our Top Spots for School Storage, addressing a variety of different spaces, with different needs, and different designs: 1.  Makerspaces A trend that is sweeping the country, create your own functional and vibrant Makerspace storage that keeps materials accessible and organized. 2. Athletic Storage From jerseys, to shoulder pads, and more,...

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Free-Standing Pull-Out Art Racks: A clean, well-organized system that grows as collections expand

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Sep 2016

Free-Standing Pull-Out Art Racks: A clean, well-organized system that grows as collections expand

The art racks pictured above were recently installed at a southwestern Ohio university as part of a major construction project. The art collection had been previously stored on pallet racking, and the storage area was becoming overcrowded and difficult to use. In an effort to learn about the best storage solutions in use at modern museums, the gallery director toured other major art museums around...

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Cold Storage Announcement!  Powered Freezer Controls available down to -20°F

14

Sep 2016

Cold Storage Announcement! Powered Freezer Controls available down to -20°F

Now we can go even COLDER!  Spacesaver is excited to announce enhanced functionality for our ActivRAC® Mobilized Storage System!  3 ways ActivRac and Powered Controls for Freezers is perfect for cold storage: Save space. ActivRAC eliminates wasted aisle space, allowing more items to be stored in less space. Reduce energy costs. The ActivRAC system creates a smaller, more densely packed cooler or freezer. Improve labor...

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