Install your own green home office design with simple ideas and tips.

Begin by getting organized and setting up a simple and efficient plan.

Jot down tasks that must be accomplished in to get your work done everyday.

If you are not too sure at this time, just write down those you are sure of and use another page to add any that you might think of later.

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Make an inventory of all your office equipment (tables, desks, filing cabinets, telephone, computer, etc.), if you have any. Make a list of everything you will need for working efficiently.

Walk around your house, garage or any storage you have to find what might be interesting to recycle and reuse.

_ work surface (necessary dimensions)

- comfortable, ergonomic chair

- computer (laptop or desktop)

- Printer, fax, photocopier, etc.

- Storage cabinets, filing cabinets, etc.

- calculator, shredder, labeler, stapler, etc.

- CD and DVD players, TV, etc.

- General lighting, work light, lamps, etc.

- Visitor seating, reading chair, etc.

Try to find a well-lit and well-ventilated place as you will be spending a lot of time there and the right space can help you be more productive.

If you will be receiving clients, you should make provision for an entrance door apart from the family entrance. If that is not possible, you should install curtains or movable screens to create a physical and visual separation between the two spaces for when your clients visit.

You should be thinking planning to have a door which can be closed to create more privacy and tranquility.

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Make a sign noting your basic work hours and install it on your door so that limits are established for your family and also… for yourself!!!

Installing green home office furniture in an existing space means recycling or reusing your stuff first.

Install your home office in your bedroom.

Guidelines and tips.

Plan and budget.

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