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Cleaning | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings


https://facilityexecutive.com/2011/09/tricks-of-the-trade-maintenance-timetables/
TFM Columnist Jim Elledge looks at labor hours per square foot. Former Tricks Columnist Elledge, facility/office services manager for Dallas, TX-based Summit Alliance Companies, is the recipient of the Distinguished Author Award from the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), is an IFMA Fellow, and is a member of TFM’s Editorial Advisory Board.

Tricks Of The Trade: Maintenance Timetables

Tricks Of The Trade: Maintenance Timetables

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge looks at labor hours per square foot. Former Tricks Columnist Elledge, facility/office services manager for Dallas, TX-based Summit Alliance Companies, is the recipient of the Distinguished Author Award from the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), is an IFMA Fellow, and is a member of TFM’s Editorial Advisory Board.

Professional Development: Helpful Hints For Evaluating Contractor Bids

Guest Columnist Bill Garland recommends facility managers look beyond face value when partnering with outside firms.

New Product Flash: Advance Adfinity™ X20R REV™ Automatic Floor Scrubber

The Adfinity REV provides a cleaning solution for users needing to minimize labor and maintenance expenses while adhering to strict safety and sanitary requirements.

IEHA Promotes Healthy Schools With Free Guide

The IEHA is making available free (plus shipping and handling) to the public the pocket guide, Clean and Healthy Schools for Dummies, by Dr. David Mudarri, former EPA indoor air quality scientist.

Facility Management Expert To Speak At ISSA Event

Presentation marks the first time ISSA and its partner PIGC bring a mixed discipline group in Europe to discuss the issues of planning facilities with a focus on their cleanability.

Don’t Kiss The Blarney Stone!

So in honor of St. Patrick's Day, make sure to use your spray and vac systems before you kiss any Blarney Stones...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: ROI Calculator From Kaivac

The cleaning product provider has revamped its online ROI calculator tools.

WEB EXCLUSIVE/NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Parking And Public Perception

With the thousands spent on architecture to make a parking garage appealing, it becomes even more important to keep it clean and sanitary.

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: What’s Up With That Fly?

From New York to Amsterdam to Moscow and Singapore, flies are invading unlikely places: public urinals. Decals and paintings of the critters are being incorporated into the porcelain bowls in an effort to reduce the mess associated with public restrooms for men.

Research Shows Link Between Odor and Behavior

The odor in a room is enough to elicit a stronger impulse towards fairness, and researchers believe there is a correlation between hygiene and decency based on an increase in ethical behavior when the scent of a fruit scented cleaner filled a room.

Small Businesses Getting Down and Dirty

Despite recognizing "cleanliness and appearance" as having the greatest impact on customer first impressions, a significant number of small business owners have curtailed their cleaning processes.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Just-Lift Toilet Seat Hinge System

The Just-Lift® hinge system from Bemis enables housekeeping staff to pull toilet seats straight up for easier cleaning.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Colordentify From ERC Wiping Products

This color coding approach to cleaning helps prevent cross contamination between departments and wiping applications.

Fresh Scents Promote Generosity Of Spirit?

The odor in a room is enough to elicit a stronger impulse towards fairness, claim researchers from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: What’s That Smell?

Whatever it is, an odor eliminator inventor claims his product can rid you of it.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Heavyweight Scrub Brush System

This product line from Heavyweight Solutions eases the pressure on cleaning staff.

Services & Maintenance: A Green Sweep

Transitioning to an environmentally friendly cleaning program offers a myriad of benefits.

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