Eco-schwag: Own a thinkspace Recycled Material Pen!

You can now purchase thinkspace recycled material pens. The barrel of the pen is made out of compressed recycled paper. Pens can be purchased at the front desk or you can purchase them online. Quantity discounts are available. Mechanism: Retractable Ink Color/Point Style: Black ink with medium point Product Size: Approx. 5-1/2″ $1.50 each.

Best of Redmond: Victors Coffee House

Victor’s Coffee Co . is a local favorite coffee shop right around the corner from us.  Everyone in Redmond or passes through knows about Victors.  In addition to great tasting coffee, they also have panini sandwiches for lunch. The atmosphere inside Victors is much more pleasant than Starbucks and Tulleys.  One experience that I don’t […]

A big green button to remind you to turn off your computer

The Ecobutton is a ecogadget that plugs into a USB port in your computer.  Push the button and it sends your computer into a state of less energy using consciousness. It’s not sleep mode which I find completely annoying as sleep mode seems to take longer to wake up than just turning your computer on […]

Quickbook 2008 and Windows Server 2003 Security Settings

I recently installed Quickbooks 2008 onto our Windows 2003 Server and it choked when I tried to send out invoices. This quickly became a major pain as Windows 2003 Server was locked down and I wasn’t able to change the Internet Security options to enable JavaScript to execute. I tried to manually change the Internet […]

Office Space Bellevue: How much office space does Microsoft occupy?

Everyone knows that Microsoft’s HQ is in Redmond, but, how much physical office space does Microsoft occupy in Bellevue?  I was reading a report that GVA Kidder Matthews released about how much office space they have.  Some of this information is from that report, some of the information I found on my own.  All of […]

Green Office Space: Use thermal imaging to identify heat loss

I’ve worked hard to green the office space at thinkspace. Most of my effort has been on the interior of the building. I’m now taking my first step to identify ways to make my green office footprint smaller by improving the energy efficiency of the exterior. Post people take steps to make sure they have […]

House with a small footprint & exceptional design

Tonight, before dinner, I was walking out on the E Lake Sammamish Trail and walked by the best house on E Lake Sammamish.  The house is located right on the lake and has a spectacular view.  I happened to meet the owner of the house and she was so kind to give me a tour. […]

Sammamish Chamber of Commerce Luncheon: Blogging for your Business

Steve Broback and Jason Preston from the Parnassus Group are speaking at the Sammamish Chamber lunch on December 18, 2008 from 11:30am – 1:00pm.  Steve’s an expert at blogging and recently spoke here at thinkspace, where together we co-hosted the “Blog Bling Mixer“.  Jason is an expert at Social Media.  Jason has taught me a lot […]

Green Festival Seattle 2009

I just received my Green Festival Seattle Exhibitor Invitation!  Last year, Seattle held its first annual Green Festival and it was a huge success.  I remember the weather was incredible that weekend as it was about 80 degrees and clear blue skies.  I also remember it being completely packed as more than 30,000 people attended […]