Stories


Compact library storage earns LEED Gold

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Jul 2015

Compact library storage earns LEED Gold

A new public library in downtown Dover, DE, needed space for its existing collection as well as a bookstore, multi-purpose room, storytelling area, and dedicated teen loft section. Library designers also needed to plan smart library storage for future growth. The design team turned to DSSI for library storage solutions, knowing that compact mobile storage — also known as shelves that move or shelves on...

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Public Safety Storage Project in Horsham, PA

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Jul 2015

Public Safety Storage Project in Horsham, PA

With 40 sworn officers, Horsham Township’s police department was outgrowing its facility in the basement of the township’s municipal building. As Council and department leadership started investigating various options for renovation or expansion, they turned to Darren Phillips, a DSSI public safety storage expert who specializes in designing efficient spaces for police departments and other public safety entities. “At first we thought they were just going...

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Video: Off-site Shelving Solutions Protect Library’s Collection

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Jul 2015

Video: Off-site Shelving Solutions Protect Library’s Collection

The Storage Team helped Gettysburg College’s library staff protect the library’s historic collection, provide for safe and convenient retrieval, and free up space for other uses — all while avoiding the expense and undesirable appearance of an addition. The solution combines off-site shelving solutions with other mobile systems and perforated shelving to create archival storage for the library’s Special Collections, including thousands of rare manuscripts, maps, and other items....

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