Jul
31

Ergonomics

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The latest edition of the Indiana Department of Labor’s newsletter featured an article written by Draper’s Safety and Wellness Director. Linda Brinson’s piece for “Indiana Labor” detailed one of Draper’s latest efforts surrounding employee health and workplace safety: ergonomics. We think Linda’s article deserves wider circulation, so here it is! Like most companies, Draper’s #1…
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Jul
29

The Human Touch

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For the past several months, we’ve been running a Wednesday series on this blog called “Why Draper?”. Each Wednesday we’ve introduced a different Draper employee–usually someone who works with our customers in one capacity or another. They are part of Draper’s human touch. This week I wanted to take a breather and tell you why…
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Jul
27

Why Use a Placeholder… When You Can Use Draper BIM Content

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Over the past couple of years, Draper has added quite a few “BIM Objects” to our catalog of resources for architects and designers. (For a refresher about BIM, click here for a previous post.) We recently asked the people who created our library of objects–Anguleris–to answer a couple of the more common questions they receive…
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Jul
24

Wrong Thinking About Daylighting

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Here at Draper we think a lot about ways to manage daylighting. Current sustainable architectural trends depend a great deal upon daylighting, so there are more challenges and opportunities than ever before to harvest daylight, and reduce glare and heat gain issues. Over the past few years Draper has added a lot of new products…
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Jul
20

Projection Versus Flatscreens

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I recently read what I felt was a rather short-sighted blog post concerning the pros and cons of projection versus screens. The premise of the post—that projection is only an attractive option if you “want to watch movies”—is extremely limiting. I do agree that the only way to make an informed decision is to weigh…
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Jul
17

Draper Provides Summer Jobs for College Students

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There are several signs that summer has at last reached Indiana. People start disappearing for summer vacations. Corn and soybeans start poking out of once bare fields. Farmers’ Markets start popping up in parking lots every Saturday morning. If you work at Draper, you start seeing lots of college age kids. For longer than anyone…
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