Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Green Cleaning articles below.
USGBC has introduced a new pilot credit in the LEED green building rating system to support facilities as they work to respond to COVID-19 through sustainable, healthy practices.
Focused on human health and wellness in the built environment, WELL concepts support sustainable cleaning programs.
The October 2019 Issue looks at sustainability for buildings and grounds. Plus sensor technology, keeping facility grounds safe, and lighting retrofits.
With sustainability in mind, here are two facility cleaning materials to look at anew.
The June 2019 issue looks at the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus smart buildings, green cleaning, energy management, and more.
By rethinking water conservation in three areas, facility managers help improve their organization's position.
From cleaning products to window film and architectural finishes, the options are numerous for sustainable facilities.
ABM has achieved the ISSA Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) and CIMS-Green Building (GB) Certification with honors for the 4th consecutive time.
Look at both products and processes when evaluating this initiative for healthy buildings.
Field measurement assists facilities cleaning staff and supervisors to ensure ECA cleaning methods are working as intended.
A recent survey of facility end-users provided insight into the cleaning and maintenance products and processes being used more frequently.
The cleaning company's cultural sponsorship program provided free cleaning for the century-old government building.
Carnival Corporation has been recognized with a Port of Seattle Green Gateway Partner Award for sustainability practices implemented on the company's cruise ships.
IFMA has released a how-to guide on green cleaning, the latest update in its series on sustainability for facility managers.
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.
Here are six ways to improve stadium facility operations — and the guest experience in the meantime.
Still evolving, the green cleaning approach to facility maintenance has been part of the discourse for more than 20 years.
Our annual "green" issue looks at sustainability trends including green cleaning, water conservation, LEED, green building programs, and energy storage. Plus, security, space planning strategies, HVAC and more.
Not just a passing trend, eco-friendly cleaning has become a vital aspect of a facility’s care. Here are eight essential Q&As for choosing a green cleaning provider.
A new online feature from The International Executive Housekeepers Association assists in finding qualified commercial cleaning professionals.
The Commercial Collection is a line of ready to use organic cleaners.
Georgia Tech is one of only six higher education campuses in the nation to be certified under the Green Seal Standard for Cleaning Services (GS-42)
This issue takes a comprehensive look at sustainable facilities, including green cleaning, water management, LEED certification, and energy efficiency. Plus, wireless technology and security.
Professionals in the cleaning industry are taking a closer look at “engineered water,” regular tap water that has been transformed into an effective cleaning solution.
Specific facility factors are important, and pilot programs can help evaluate green cleaning options.
As of January 2015, LEED has redefined the requirements for LEED-compliant de-icers.
Five challenges (real or perceived) that prevent many facilities from transitioning to green cleaning programs
GS-42, introduced in 2006, is updated to clarify and streamline requirements.
Cleaning products have an impact on the environment and the workers, so an effective program must be executed carefully.
A cleaning expert provide tips to help businesses create healthier work environments.
Rooting out potentially harmful chemicals from the products they specify is increasingly important to facility managers. TFM spoke with Roger McFadden, senior scientist for Staples, Inc. about green cleaning products.
Survey finds collegiate sports programs are becoming greener and more sustainable.
A resource for facility managers, the Green Guides from the Federal Trade Commission address marketing claims on "green" products and services.
A look at the topics covered over the past year provides a peek into what will be top of mind in 2014.
The nonprofit Renewable Cleaning group has announced its support of The Green Hippocratic Oath – Renewable Cleaning Edition.
This chemical free process may help facilities further green maintenance goals. From the October 2013 issue.
Simply targeting the least expensive product options is a potential lost opportunity for long-term cost efficiency and sustainability.
A line of non-bleach cleaners uses a patented activated hydrogen peroxide formula to eliminate germs on a variety of surfaces.
This chemical dispensing system for foodservice operations is designed with safety and ease of use in mind.
Occupant behavior coupled with effective disinfection practices helps to minimize the spread of illness.