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Resources to help economic development and site selection professionals connect with new places and locations. The archive for Green Cleaning articles.

Green Cleaning | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

Still evolving, the green cleaning approach to facility maintenance has been part of the discourse for more than 20 years.

Components Of Green Cleaning

Components Of Green Cleaning

Still evolving, the green cleaning approach to facility maintenance has been part of the discourse for more than 20 years.

Facility Executive | September / October 2016 Issue

Our annual "green" issue looks at sustainability trends including green cleaning, water conservation, LEED, green building programs, and energy storage. Plus, security, space planning strategies, HVAC and more.

Question Of The Week: How Can I Avoid “Greenwashing?”

Not just a passing trend, eco-friendly cleaning has become a vital aspect of a facility’s care. Here are eight essential Q&As for choosing a green cleaning provider.

IEHA Certified Member Search Tool

A new online feature from The International Executive Housekeepers Association assists in finding qualified commercial cleaning professionals.

Commercial Collection of Organic Cleaners by GreenShield

The Commercial Collection is a line of ready to use organic cleaners.

Georgia Tech Cleaning Program Earns Green Seal of Approval

Georgia Tech is one of only six higher education campuses in the nation to be certified under the Green Seal Standard for Cleaning Services (GS-42)

Facility Executive | September/October 2015 Issue

This issue takes a comprehensive look at sustainable facilities, including green cleaning, water management, LEED certification, and energy efficiency. Plus, wireless technology and security.

Is Greener Cleaning Just A Tap Away?

Professionals in the cleaning industry are taking a closer look at “engineered water,” regular tap water that has been transformed into an effective cleaning solution.

Considerations For Green Cleaning

Specific facility factors are important, and pilot programs can help evaluate green cleaning options.

LEED Updates Impact This Winter’s De-icers

As of January 2015, LEED has redefined the requirements for LEED-compliant de-icers.

Question Of The Week: Barriers To Green Cleaning?

Five challenges (real or perceived) that prevent many facilities from transitioning to green cleaning programs

Green Seal Launches Revised Standard For Commercial And Institutional Cleaning Services

GS-42, introduced in 2006, is updated to clarify and streamline requirements.

Services & Maintenance: All-Around Green Clean

Cleaning products have an impact on the environment and the workers, so an effective program must be executed carefully.

Top 10 Tips For A Greener, Cleaner Workplace

A cleaning expert provide tips to help businesses create healthier work environments.

Web Exclusive: An Age Of Transparency

Rooting out potentially harmful chemicals from the products they specify is increasingly important to facility managers. TFM spoke with Roger McFadden, senior scientist for Staples, Inc. about green cleaning products.

Top 10 Green And Sustainable Collegiate Sports Initiatives

Survey finds collegiate sports programs are becoming greener and more sustainable.

Web Exclusive: Green Cleaning or Greenwashing?

A resource for facility managers, the Green Guides from the Federal Trade Commission address marketing claims on "green" products and services.

2013 Trends Recap

A look at the topics covered over the past year provides a peek into what will be top of mind in 2014.

Group Announces Support Of The Green Hippocratic Oath

The nonprofit Renewable Cleaning group has announced its support of The Green Hippocratic Oath – Renewable Cleaning Edition.

Green Cleaning Trends: Cleaning With Electrolyzed Water

This chemical free process may help facilities further green maintenance goals. From the October 2013 issue.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Clean Green While Keeping Labor Costs In Check

Simply targeting the least expensive product options is a potential lost opportunity for long-term cost efficiency and sustainability.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Hydrogen Peroxide Cleaners by Clorox

A line of non-bleach cleaners uses a patented activated hydrogen peroxide formula to eliminate germs on a variety of surfaces.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Diverflow from Diversey

This chemical dispensing system for foodservice operations is designed with safety and ease of use in mind.

Keeping Germs At Bay

Occupant behavior coupled with effective disinfection practices helps to minimize the spread of illness.

Services & Maintenance: Effective Green Cleaning

Maintaining a healthy facility depends on a successful combination of processes and products.

January 2012 Issue (Volume 25, Number 1)

TFM's Facility Executive of the Year headlines this issue, which also looks at HVAC trends, emergency preparedness, high-tech facilities, and green cleaning.

Yahoo! Corporate Campus Receives LEED EBOM Gold Certification

Yahoo!'s 1 million square foot campus consisting of seven buildings is the first of its kind to receive LEED EBOM gold certification.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Cleaning For Environment And Health

This Q&A with Kimberly-Clark Professional addresses pursuing sustainability and health goals through cleaning products and practices.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Laundry Cleaning Solutions From Proteus Solutions, LLC

Diversey, Inc. and Standard Textile Co., Inc. have joined forces to bring cost-effective, sustainable options to lodging and healthcare.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Green Works From Clorox

This line of commercial cleaning products is formulated from plant and mineral based ingredients.

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