Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Cleaning articles below.
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.
EnviroPure Systems commercial food waste disposal systems offer a one-step solution for converting food waste into safe gray water.
Integral in-sink drain system design seamlessly joins the drain to the sink, so that the sink and the drain are one complete unit.
When creating green restrooms, examine opportunities related to surfaces, air quality, and conservation.
The TASKI IntelliTrail is a full-service, intelligent fleet management system that allows facility managers to remotely monitor their floor care machines.
Feedback from industry professionals and other interested parties is welcome, and a webinar offers an opportunity to learn more.
HOSPECO’s new AirWorks® Splash Free urinal screen was designed to better control and even eliminate splashing.
The SPHERGO Surface Cleaning System now comes with disposable cleaning pads.
In an effort to promote proactive recycling and waste reduction practices within workplace environments, Legrand is offering a free “Trash Madness” toolkit.
Keeping surface areas disinfected is an important part of preventing the spread of influenza and the common cold in the workplace.
From virtual reality to drones and AI, developments in the broader technology space have increasing relevance and presence in facility management.
Patients' perceptions of a hospital's cleanliness can have a major impact on their overall care and hospital experience, according to a new study.
The AccuMax 4P is an all-in one chemical dispenser with dilution control technology.