Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Cleaning articles below.
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Data from BOMA’s Experience Exchange Report reflects results of the industry's focus on energy efficiency.
The product's patent pending formulation is bleach free, cuts through common grease, dirt and grime, and won’t harm most surfaces.
P&G Professional™ report reveals cautious optimism apparent for all except the healthcare sector.
Commercial kitchens have specific rules for health and safety issues, but when it comes to water code requirements, how do facility professionals deal with grease management?
This program is aimed at improving the cleaning and disinfection of high touch surfaces in healthcare settings. It integrates products, processes, training, and validation into a continuous improvement plan to limit transmission of healthcare associated infections (HAIs).
In part one of this series, Carpenter explains how providing janitorial services to facilities can be a truly thankless task, but it doesn't have to be.
This system promotes cleaner mops and facility surfaces with a water filter integrated into the mop bucket.
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.
Guest Columnist Bill Garland recommends facility managers look beyond face value when partnering with outside firms.
The Adfinity REV provides a cleaning solution for users needing to minimize labor and maintenance expenses while adhering to strict safety and sanitary requirements.
With the thousands spent on architecture to make a parking garage appealing, it becomes even more important to keep it clean and sanitary.
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.
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.
The Just-Lift® hinge system from Bemis enables housekeeping staff to pull toilet seats straight up for easier cleaning.
This color coding approach to cleaning helps prevent cross contamination between departments and wiping applications.