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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.


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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.

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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. Maintenance articles below.


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.

Collection Containers: Green Means Organics

Keep America Beautiful, U.S. Composting Council along with other nonprofits and government agencies recommend designating green as the color standard for organics collection containers.

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.

Tork Stainless Washroom Upgrade Solutions Launched

New Tork recessed dispensers and adapters can be used to upgrade the décor and functionality of facility restrooms quickly and with minimal disruption.

Greentherm 9000 Series Condensing Tankless Water Heaters

Bosch's new line of tankless gas condensing water heaters offers nine models for high-efficiency domestic hot water in residential or commercial applications, adding new features for easy installation, operation and maintenance.

Friday Funny: Pour That Cat A Cold One

The work is its own reward for cats whose job it is to keep breweries rodent-free.

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.

Baltimore Tops List Of 50 Bed Bug Cities

This is the first time Baltimore has made the list's top five. Las Vegas, Portland, Salt Lake City and Greensboro-High Point-Winston Salem all made the list for the first time this year.

Bridging The Facilities Talent Gap

As seasoned facility management professionals enter retirement, the next generation benefits from technology that captures institutional knowledge.

Chiller Data: Connected Or Not?

For proactive chiller maintenance and operation, connectivity provides facility staff with quick access to equipment conditions.

Beyond Energy Savings: Disruptive Technologies In Lighting

Disruptive lighting control technologies including LEDs, evolving software, and wireless protocols offer additional advantages beyond energy savings.

Creating An Internet Of (Trusted) Things

Embracing connectivity and the IoT brings valuable benefits but it also exposes organizations to potential threats to their security, facility processes, and operational integrity.

Sustainable Restroom Operations

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

Investigating Moisture Intrusion In Roofs

Systematic, preventive roofing maintenance helps to identify and address any chinks in the building envelope armor.

Exterior Metal Walls: Moisture And Thermal Management

Choosing ideal components for this type of building envelope depends on local climate and other factors.

Bantam6 Self Retracting Lifeline From WernerCo

The company expands its portfolio of SRLs for fall protection with the introduction of the compact retractable Bantam6.

Friday Funny: Jingle Bells, Jingle Smells

Facility manager Charles Carpenter flexes his poetic muscle yet again with a fishy, fragrant take on the classic Winter holiday song, Jingle Bells. 

Five Ways Hospitals Use Data To Improve Building Performance

A new report from JLL reveals five ways hospitals are applying advanced data analytics to improve operational performance of buildings, property, and equipment.

A Day In The Life Of Office Management

Six ways to improve office facility management operations — and the employee/tenant experience in the meantime.

New Lighting Saves Food Bank 48% On Energy Usage

LED lighting technology delivers better light quality and energy savings to Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina’s new warehouse and office space.

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.

Tips For Winter Safety And Reducing Liability

Colder weather is fast approaching, and with it comes ice and snow. Each year slips on ice account for over 30% of all slip work-injury claims.

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.

A Day In The Life Of Stadium Management

Here are six ways to improve stadium facility operations — and the guest experience in the meantime.

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.

Right-Sizing The Cooling Tower

To maximize water-based cooling tower performance, identify several critical factors to choose most appropriate size.

JLG Highlights Low-Level Access Equipment

For light maintenance and facility work, low-level access equipment provides a safe, efficient alternative to ladders.

BluPrint App From Staples Business Advantage

New app helps customers better visualize what facility enhancements can do for their workplace, while helping them save money, and increase efficiency and productivity.

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.

FM Alert: New Concrete Building Guide Available

The new American Concrete Institute publication is a guide to the code for assessment, repair, and rehabilitation of existing concrete buildings.

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