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  1. Use the article to answer these questions. • What is the term given to working from home? • Why is it important to carefully design your home office? • What 2 questions need to be answered before designing a home office? • What does the acronym CAMP stand for and how does it relate to home office design? • What should be considered in determining the location of a home office? • What are the 2 basic office layouts? • What is ergonomics and how does it relate to home office design?

  2. Objective 7.03: EXPLAIN the functioning home office.

  3. 1. What is the term given to working from home? • Telecommuting • A telecommuter is someone who works from home and uses a computer to transfer work from the office to the home.

  4. Benefits of Teleworking (Telecommuting)

  5. 2. Why is it important to carefully design your home office? • For greater comfort and to increase productivity. Ultimately this leads to more profits for your company

  6. 3. What 2 questions need to be answered before designing a home office? • How will the space be used? • primary or secondary workspace • permanent or temporary setup • What are my main activities? • working at a computer or doing other tasks • on your own or with others • clients

  7. 4. What does the acronym CAMP stand for and how does it relate to home office design? Space needs to be provided for: • Computers including modem, surge protector, and router for wireless connections • Administrative storage for files, faxes, and phones • Meeting space for visitors, clients, or other employees • Project station

  8. 5. What should be considered in determining the location of a home office? • Choose an area that allows you to separate work space from living space. • Having the 2 together can lead to distraction and disorganization -- the two greatest enemies of working at home

  9. 6. What are the 2 basic office layouts?

  10. L-shaped office

  11. U-shaped office

  12. 7. What is ergonomics and how does it relate to home office design? • Ergonomics is the science of equipment design • Designing an ergonomic office reduces worker fatigue and discomfort, and can help prevent work related injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome.

  13. Office Ergonomics – Quick and Fun Guide

  14. Ergonomic office chairs

  15. Ergonomic Keyboards

  16. Mouse and Mouse Pad

  17. Design a Home Office • Room Dimensions: 16’ X 14’ • Shop and choose an ergonomic chair, keyboard, and mouse. Put pictures and their cost on a Word document • On your floorplan include: • A desk area with a chair • A seating area to work with clients that includes a table • At least 1 door • Windows • Print your floorplan and interior 3D views.