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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.


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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.

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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.


Ochsner Medical Center Launches Infection-Fighting Robots

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.

Airport Debuts Self-Cleaning Nanotechnology In Checkpoint Bins

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.

Employees Value Workplace Restrooms

Nearly 90% of American workers think the condition of workplace restrooms indicates how much a company values its employees.

Pest Management Prep For Fall Season

As outside temperatures drop in many locations, pests often look to migrate into facilities.

Sanitation Checklist For Food Manufacturing Equipment

Keeping equipment properly sanitized and clean is essential for maintaining the trust consumers have in today’s modern food manufacturers.

Concerned With Poor IAQ?

A facility’s indoor air quality affects occupant health as well as energy efficiency. Take steps to mitigate negative impacts.

Restroom Management Meets The Modern Age

Take note of several developments aimed at making commercial restroom cleaning more effective.

Question Of The Week: Is This Vendor The Right Fit For Your Facility?

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.

Cleaning Products And Sustainability

ACI Sustainability Report highlights progress made by cleaning product companies to decrease the industry’s environmental footprint over the last two years.

Don’t Forget IAQ In Cleaning Programs

Improving indoor air makes for a more healthy and safer environment, and can make facility management the key to improved operations as well.

Cleaning To Safeguard Health

Protect the well-being of facility staff and building occupants with green cleaning principles.

Facility Executive | June 2017 Issue

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.

Gentoo Coating From UltraTech International

Clear hydrophobic coating developed for the military repels water and most oils and solvents; prevents graffiti.

Did You Miss Our Wrestling With The Restroom Webinar?

Do away with restroom complaints by following the easy-to-implement steps outlined in this fast-paced and eye-opening video webinar.

Philadelphia Janitor Mops Up 2017 Janitor Of The Year Award

Beloved Newtown Elementary School janitor and U.S. veteran Ted Qualli Jr. takes home the custodial crown.

Hydro Systems’ AccuMax Chemical Dispensers

The AccuMax family of chemical dispensers provide dilution control and backflow protection for a variety of applications.

Easy Trap Duster System From 3M

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.

Clorox® Total 360™ System

The Clorox® Total 360™ Electrostatic Sprayer provides superior surface coverage so commercial facilities can do much more, much faster, for much less.

FM Alert: Green Cleaning Guide Released

IFMA has released a how-to guide on green cleaning, the latest update in its series on sustainability for facility managers.

Friday Funny: What Does Your Messy Desk Say About You?

While a sloppy or disorganized desk can be annoying or distracting, a desk that’s too clean can also raise red flags.

Preventing Pee In The Pool

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.

Western Reserve Hospital Deploys Germ-Zapping Robot

The robot, nicknamed “Violet” by hospital employees, enhances patient safety by destroying superbugs that can cause infections.

Friday Funny: Starship Poopers

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.

2017 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards

In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2016.

Is Your School Janitor At The Head Of The Class?

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.

Friday Funny: Another Chance To Vote!

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.

Did You Miss Our Green Cleaning Webinar?

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.

ToughSorb Semi-Permanent Adhesive Mats From Brady

The new mats are easy to adhere and remove, while providing absorbency in high traffic areas.

EnviroPure Commercial Food Waste Disposal Systems

EnviroPure Systems commercial food waste disposal systems offer a one-step solution for converting food waste into safe gray water.

Integra Drain System By Just Manufacturing

Integral in-sink drain system design seamlessly joins the drain to the sink, so that the sink and the drain are one complete unit.

Sustainable Restroom Operations

When creating green restrooms, examine opportunities related to surfaces, air quality, and conservation.

Fleet Management for Floor Care Machines

The TASKI IntelliTrail is a full-service, intelligent fleet management system that allows facility managers to remotely monitor their floor care machines.

Green Seal Proposes Cleaning Product Standards Revisions

Feedback from industry professionals and other interested parties is welcome, and a webinar offers an opportunity to learn more.

AirWorks Splash Free Urinal Screen

HOSPECO’s new AirWorks® Splash Free urinal screen was designed to better control and even eliminate splashing.

HOSPECO Surface Cleaning With Disposable Pads

The SPHERGO Surface Cleaning System now comes with disposable cleaning pads.
workplace recycling

FM Alert: “Trash Madness” Toolkit Available

In an effort to promote proactive recycling and waste reduction practices within workplace environments, Legrand is offering a free “Trash Madness” toolkit.

Infographic: Surfaces Spread Cold And Flu Germs

Keeping surface areas disinfected is an important part of preventing the spread of influenza and the common cold in the workplace.

Five Tech Trends Impacting Facility Management

From virtual reality to drones and AI, developments in the broader technology space have increasing relevance and presence in facility management.

Hospital Cleanliness Impacts Overall Patient Experience

Patients' perceptions of a hospital's cleanliness can have a major impact on their overall care and hospital experience, according to a new study.

AccuMax 4P Chemical Dispenser

The AccuMax 4P is an all-in one chemical dispenser with dilution control technology.

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