Tag: restrooms

Friday Funny: The Latest Fast Food Trend Is Waterless

Many big name fast food franchises like Starbucks and McDonald's are installing waterless urinals as a resource conservation measure.

Friday Funny: Plumbing Tune Up

With all of their restroom experience, most facility managers know that their fixtures have hidden talents—some pipes can make music under the right conditions. Toilets have been known to hum when flushed, but those sounds are fairly difficult to manipulate. On the other hand, faucets can do impressive things.

New Product Flash: Omni-Flo from Zurn Industries

Designed to further water conservation efforts, the new Omni-Flo Urinal is suitable for new or retrofit applications.

Manufacturing Case Study: Optimized Production

Since 2012, a manufacturing facility in New Jersey has optimized production by operating on solar energy.

Free Case Study: Children’s Museum Of Fond du Lac

In keeping with the museum’s “reduce and recycle” theme, the Bradley all-in-one Advocate Lavatory Systems are installed in both the girls ("mermaids") and boys ("pirates") washrooms.

K-12 Case Study: Education Renovation

New facility systems and equipment improve the learning environment in a St. Louis, MO suburb.

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Restrooms In Times Square For The Holidays

Back in 2010, Charmin placed 20 deluxe stalls in the heart of this tourist area to make it a little easier for New Yorkers and visitors alike.

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Best Of The Rest…Room

The Cintas’ America’s Best Restroom® Contest not only promotes a business, it also recognizes the effort made by facilities management teams around the country to put their best restrooms to the test.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: SofPull Mini from Georgia-Pacific Professional

Featuring a small footprint, SofPull Mini is ideal for restrooms with limited space. The spread of germs is also reduced because the tissue is enclosed.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Who Will Claim “Top Of The Bowl” Bragging Rights For 2013?

Cintas’ annual “Bowl Game” is back—recognizing “top 10 places to go—when you’ve got to go”—as the company kicks off its 12th annual America's Best Restroom contest.

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