Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Cleaning articles below.
Energy audits and low-flow fixtures are among the cost-saving, sustainability measures to introduce — or expand upon — within your facilities for the new year.
Providing a clean and hygienic workplace is one way businesses can make a significant positive impact on the health and safety, productivity, and satisfaction of employees.
With flu and norovirus season ramping up and expected to last through May, facilities across the country are honing in on illness prevention.
Join us for this free webinar and learn how to compare different types of occupancy counters and identify and describe their benefits.
Nine out of 10 consumers agree that they are more likely to have an overall negative opinion of an independent business if its public spaces are not clean.
New technology partnership will accelerate the development of autonomous cleaning equipment.
Examine the potential in facility operations for artificial intelligence, blockchain, and other up-and-coming developments.
The DEAL program helps cleaning industry distributors, wholesalers, and manufacturers benchmark their performance, streamline operations, and realize significant savings in warehousing and fleet expenses.
Once students return to school after the summer, it doesn’t take long for them to stink up school gyms and locker rooms. Here are some tips to help your school keep the “locker room smell” at bay.
When Papernet Bio Tech makes contact with water, natural, non-pathogenic microorganisms are activated and produce enzymes to eat away dirt.
The TV35 is a clean and quiet self-propelled turf vacuum sweeper that has been redesigned.
The start of the new school year brings an exciting opportunity for K-12 students: Registration is now open for Deb Group’s second annual Happy Hands Contest.
The facility is setting a new standard for patient care by deploying Xenex LightStrike® Germ-Zapping Robots® to improve patient safety and reduce the risk of healthcare-associated infections.
In a first among the world’s 9,000 airports, the Akron-Canton Airport has launched a nanotechnology solution that uses light to clean checkpoint bins 24/7.
Nearly 90% of American workers think the condition of workplace restrooms indicates how much a company values its employees.
As outside temperatures drop in many locations, pests often look to migrate into facilities.
Keeping equipment properly sanitized and clean is essential for maintaining the trust consumers have in today’s modern food manufacturers.
A facility’s indoor air quality affects occupant health as well as energy efficiency. Take steps to mitigate negative impacts.
Take note of several developments aimed at making commercial restroom cleaning more effective.
Getting off to a good start is important when hiring and working with a new vendor. Here are some tips and tricks from Segura & Associates, a consulting firm that works with both cleaning contractors and building managers.
ACI Sustainability Report highlights progress made by cleaning product companies to decrease the industry’s environmental footprint over the last two years.
Improving indoor air makes for a more healthy and safer environment, and can make facility management the key to improved operations as well.
Protect the well-being of facility staff and building occupants with green cleaning principles.
The June 2017 issue features the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus a
look at conferencing technology, HVAC systems, sustainable carpet, security, acoustics, construction projects, and energy management.
Clear hydrophobic coating developed for the military repels water and most oils and solvents; prevents graffiti.
Do away with restroom complaints by following the easy-to-implement steps outlined in this fast-paced and eye-opening video webinar.
Beloved Newtown Elementary School janitor and U.S. veteran Ted Qualli Jr. takes home the custodial crown.
The AccuMax family of chemical dispensers provide dilution control and backflow protection for a variety of applications.
Featuring "sweep and dust sheets" designed to trap dust and debris, this system can be used to clean from the floors to the ceiling vents.
The Clorox® Total 360™ Electrostatic Sprayer provides superior surface coverage so commercial facilities can do much more, much faster, for much less.
IFMA has released a how-to guide on green cleaning, the latest update in its series on sustainability for facility managers.
While a sloppy or disorganized desk can be annoying or distracting, a desk that’s too clean can also raise red flags.
If your facility has a pool, keeping people happy and healthy in the water while creating a clean water experience for all can be a challenge.
The robot, nicknamed “Violet” by hospital employees, enhances patient safety by destroying superbugs that can cause infections.
Three winners will share the prize in NASA’s $30,000 Space Poop challenge, which sought solutions to address how to collect and route human waste away from the body while wearing a spacesuit.
In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2016.
Cintas Corporation is accepting nominations for its fourth annual Janitor of the Year contest, which recognizes the best-of-the-best among school janitors and custodians.
Feeling the need to cast your ballot again? Deb's Happy Hands Dispenser Design Contest provides a chance to vote on something a little more light-hearted.
View this free webinar video and learn the importance of green cleaning and new trends, buttressed by hard facts and statistics about changing your practices and cleaning for health.
The new mats are easy to adhere and remove, while providing absorbency in high traffic areas.