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ACEEE shares how schools and policymakers can take steps now to create safe, sustainable learning environments that could deliver long-term energy savings.


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ACEEE shares how schools and policymakers can take steps now to create safe, sustainable learning environments that could deliver long-term energy savings.

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Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Cleaning articles below.


How To Create COVID-Safe And Sustainable Learning Environments

ACEEE shares how schools and policymakers can take steps now to create safe, sustainable learning environments that could deliver long-term energy savings.

Joint Initiative Promotes Best Practices In Fight Against COVID-19

International WELL Building Institute acknowledges GBAC STAR accreditation from ISSA to fulfill the cleaning and sanitization credits within the holistic WELL Health-Safety Rating.

Cleaning Protocols Increase Consumer Confidence In Businesses

Ahead of the upcoming holiday shopping season, a new survey shows Americans are ready to return to stores, as long as proper cleaning protocols are in place. 

Green Seal’s Safer Disinfecting Practices Service 1 Billion Square Feet

Flagship properties One Penn Plaza, The Kennedy Center and Merchandise Mart are among those serviced by Green Seal-certified cleaning services.

Four Steps For Proper Chiller Maintenance And Cleaning

Performing chiller maintenance and cleaning at the end of the cooling season allows any larger issues or concerns to be identified early.

First Sporicidal Solution for Clorox Total 360 System Announced

Clorox Healthcare Spore* Defense Cleaner Disinfectant is a ready-to-use, low odor bleach that kills C. difficile in five minutes.

Surfacide, iCleanse Join Forces To Combat COVID-19

Med-tech companies partner to provide chemical-free hospital-grade UV decontamination technology to protect healthcare and frontline workers.

Green Cleaning For Safety

New guidelines from USGBC focus on facilities reopening safely while preserving sustainability efforts.

50 Facilities Join GBAC STAR Accredited Sites

This week, the Global Biorisk Advisory Council announced 50 facilities have achieved this accreditation for creating and maintaining proper cleaning, disinfection, and infection prevention.

Employees Need To Feel Safe At Work: Plan Now For The New Janitorial

Informed by experts in infectious disease and industrial hygiene, ABM EnhancedClean gives facilities executives a strategic approach to help keep people safe as they return to work.

Green Buildings, Safety First

Four new pilot credits in the LEED rating system include a focus on surface cleaning and indoor air quality.

Facility Executive: October 2020 Issue

The October 2020 issue looks at healthy, sustainable, resilient facilities, including mass notification, HVAC, green buildings, and more.

2020 Custodian Of The Year (Finally) Celebrated In Albertville, AL

The COVID-19 pandemic may have delayed a big celebration, but it couldn't stop Albertville Kindergarten & Pre-K from honoring Howell Beasley in a big way!

Antimicrobial Surface Protector For FLAVIA C600 Beverage System

Lavazza offers an optional Kastus tempered glass antimicrobial surface protector that can be applied to the C600 brewer screen and door for always on surface protection.   

Fiberlock IAQ 2500 Approved By EPA To Kill SARS-CoV-2 In 60 Seconds

The disinfectant solution from Fiberlock quickly kills the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, according to new testing.

Four Common Mistakes To Avoid When Making A Disinfection Plan

RD Weis discusses the four most common mistakes made when creating a disinfection plan and how you can avoid them.

Kansas City Chiefs’ Stadium Earns GBAC STAR™ Accreditation

Facilities in all sectors are tackling COVID-19 and other infectious agents by demonstrating capability and compliance with 20 key program elements of this Global Biorisk Advisory Council program.

Schools, Universities Urged To Use EPA-Approved Products, Disinfectants

Schools and universities are encouraged to remain vigilant when it comes to cleaning and disinfecting their facilities by using only products on EPA’s List N.

Garland Provides D7 Disinfectant For Missouri School Reopening

Garland’s subscription plan provides monthly deliveries of D7 materials, ensuring customers will never be without critical disinfection products and allowing for the frequent use of D7.

Massachusetts Coalition To Safely Reopen Schools Cites Concerns

Due to lack of appropriate planning, funding, testing, PPE, environmental safeguards, and staff education, coalition calls for phased approach, with no in-person learning at this time.

Hygiene360 Tackles Spread of Germs

Hygiene360 is a suite of full-service solutions that tackle the spread of germs on surfaces, person-to-person, and in the air.

Intelligent UVC Disinfection Products From Safe Space Technologies

Safe Space Technologies uses UVC disinfection and a GPS-enabled robotic device to provide effective solutions for safer environments in less time.

Five Tips For Hygienic Restrooms

Public spaces are scrutinized more than ever for cleanliness, and commercial restrooms are a big focus.

Hand Dryers For Restroom Hygiene

Excel Dryer provides a touchless hand drying solution to help prevent potential cross-contamination between restroom surfaces and wet hands.

Assessing Slip And Fall Risks In Facilities

Take the time to walk through your facility and find out where the potential for slips and falls may have increased as a result of COVID-19.

Welcome Back: The New Hotel Stay

Returning joy to the hotel guest experience can be achieved with a variety of design elements.

The New Normal For Hospitality

Hospitality facilities are busy incorporating COVID-19 protocols to welcome back guests with safety and comfort.

Eight Questions To Ask Before You Choose A Disinfection Provider

Outsourcing is a strategic win during COVID-19 (but only if you choose a reputable provider).

Lighting Industry Leaders Team Up To Offer UVC Light Safety Guidance

American Lighting Association, National Electrical Manufacturers Association, and UL bring ultraviolet-C light application risks to the forefront with new position paper.

Larson Electronics Far-UV Sanitation Portal

The IND-DWG-FUVC-5X-R1-MS-120V-25C Far-UV Sanitation Portal can disinfect 99% of viruses, bacteria, mold, and spores at entry/exit points and in high traffic areas.

Reopening Fitness & Recreation Centers

Safety policies and protocols for reopening public spaces such as fitness and recreation centers will need to be implemented to keep these environments safe for all staff and facility users.

Retain Corporate Tenants With Cleaning They Can See

When the COVID-19 pandemic began sweeping the world, clean office spaces were already important to employees. But now, workers are even more likely to expect and value clean workplaces.

JLL Announces Two Programs For Safer, Healthier Workplaces

As people return to workplaces, the real estate services firm is working with LabCorp and SGS for employee wellness screenings and measuring cleaning.

New Facilities Achieve Gold Standard Of Cleanliness

GBAC STAR’s 20-step, performance-based program offers expert-led training and assesses a facility’s preparedness for biorisk situations.

Measuring Cleaning In A Pandemic, And Beyond

One way to identify cleaning performance is through measurement, and a commonly used tool is Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) Testing.

Reopening Drives Need For Safe Sanitizer, Disinfectant Refilling Solutions

As demand for disinfectant and hand sanitizer surges, properly engineered refilling stations with pumps capable of safely transferring flammable materials should be utilized.

CertainTeed Launches Ecophon Hygiene Advance Wall

Designed for the rigors of everyday maintenance, Ecophon Hygiene Advance Wall is the only acoustic wall panel that satisfies FGI guidelines for use in restricted areas in healthcare spaces.

Five Changes On The Horizon For Parking Facilities

Look beyond the short-term impact of COVID-19 on parking management.

Tips For Touch-Free Plumbing Retrofits

Touch-free plumbing fixtures provide a more sanitary option for facilities of any size and provide a quality option to improve public health

Aerosol Disinfection In A Pandemic World

COVID-19 has emphasized the need for health-based cleaning, particularly for high contact touch points.

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