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NACS and Keep America Beautiful have teamed up to publish a guide to help retailers end littering in America.


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NACS and Keep America Beautiful have teamed up to publish a guide to help retailers end littering in America.

Maintenance

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Maintenance articles below.


FM Alert: New Guide For Trash Management Available

NACS and Keep America Beautiful have teamed up to publish a guide to help retailers end littering in America.

The Perfect Weather For Painting

Even if there’s no rain in the forecast, painting under conditions in which temperatures or humidity are too extreme can mean all your hard work could wind up being for naught.

Chicago Tops Rattiest Cities List

For the third time, Chicago tops Orkin’s annual list of the rattiest cities. Plus, a handy guide to patching rodent holes.

Nilfisk Partners With Blue Ocean Robotics

New technology partnership will accelerate the development of autonomous cleaning equipment.

Winter’s Coming: Now’s The Time To Prepare Your Facility

Routine inspections of your facility from roof to foundation in the fall can prevent costly repairs in the future.

Register Now! Occupancy Tracking: Your Secret Source Of Savings

Join us for this free webinar and learn how to compare different types of occupancy counters and identify and describe their benefits.

Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation Improves IAQ

With millions of travelers passing through LAX annually, facility management at the world’s seventh busiest airport chose UVGI, or UV-C, technology.

In Pursuit Of “Lead-Free” Plumbing Systems

Finding potential sources of lead contamination in potable water systems calls for a multi-pronged approach.

Greening The Roof

Roof gardens help ease stormwater management, as well as HVAC system and general maintenance demands.

Five Steps To Greener Groundskeeping

Shifting to more sustainable landscapes may often be easier than expected.

LEED Case Study: The Show Will Go On

In Little Rock, AR, the transformation of a historic performing arts center earns LEED Gold certification status.

Enevo Accelerating Expansion Into Waste Services

With $12M in funding secured, the sensor technology company is expanding into waste services for restaurant, retail, and commercial property customers.

Vixxo Expands Partnership With Target Corporation

The expanded relationship includes managing many of Target’s full food production equipment, including Target Café, in-store Starbucks, and in-store Pizza Hut locations.

3M™ Safety-Walk™ Slip-Resistant Tapes And Treads

3M recently launched three new highly visible and graphic-friendly 3M Safety-Walk Slip-Resistant General Purpose Tapes and Treads products.

ISSA Celebrates Inaugural DEAL Awards

The DEAL program helps cleaning industry distributors, wholesalers, and manufacturers benchmark their performance, streamline operations, and realize significant savings in warehousing and fleet expenses.

Don’t Let Students Stink Up Your School’s Locker Room

Once students return to school after the summer, it doesn’t take long for them to stink up school gyms and locker rooms. Here are some tips to help your school keep the “locker room smell” at bay.

Mobile Facilities Dashboards From ARC

New cloud-based dashboards support critical information management needs for healthcare, education, and government facilities teams.

Bacteria-Eating Toilet Paper From Sofidel

When Papernet Bio Tech makes contact with water, natural, non-pathogenic microorganisms are activated and produce enzymes to eat away dirt.

PROvider Dispenser From Wisconsin Plastics, Inc.

This paper towel dispenser was designed to address common challenges encountered in refilling product as well as overall performance.

New Guide To Purchasing Snow Services Available

Winter’s not far off: Start planning for purchasing snow and ice management services now with SIMA’s free guide. 

Question Of The Week: What Habits Do Successful Facility Managers Share?

The key to best in class facility management lies in these five habits of successful facility managers, according to QSI Facilities.

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.

Overlooked Hazards, Risk Zones Cause Workplace Falls

Many organizations underestimate floor safety risks and are unaware of high-risk walk zones that exist within their buildings, according to a recent New Pig survey.

Dartmouth College Selects Planon’s IWMS

The Ivy League school selected the Integrated Workplace Management System for optimization of facilities operations.

Keep America Beautiful Asks Students “How Will You … End Littering?”

The second annual video contest taps into the imaginations of students in grades 9-12 to find out how they would end littering.

Company Edition Software From Common Areas

The cloud-based tool connects facility and property management with their service providers to help track maintenance performed.

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.

Time For Pest Birds To Leave The Nest

Identify behaviors to implement effective bird control around facilities.

Concerned With Poor IAQ?

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

Effective Fire Sprinkler Pipe Inspections

Avoid discovering a fire pipe corrosion problem during an actual fire emergency.

Maintaining Multiple Roofs With Technology

For national and regional corporations that want to renew their roofing systems, one of the best strategies is a strong service and maintenance program with a national commercial roofing network.

Protecting Roofs From Severe Weather

Maintenance is key to extending the life of commercial roofing through extreme weather conditions.

Restroom Management Meets The Modern Age

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

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