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At The Merchandise Mart in Chicago, a restroom retrofit zeroed in on efficiency and occupant satisfaction.
In a new survey, professionals dish the dirt behind public bathroom cleaning.
This automated lighting system for restrooms enables facility patrons to see from a distance which restroom stalls are occupied.
Many big name fast food franchises like Starbucks and McDonald's are installing waterless urinals as a resource conservation measure.
With all of their restroom experience, most facility managers know that their fixtures have hidden talents—some pipes can make music under the right conditions. Toilets have been known to hum when flushed, but those sounds are fairly difficult to manipulate. On the other hand, faucets can do impressive things.
Designed to further water conservation efforts, the new Omni-Flo Urinal is suitable for new or retrofit applications.
Since 2012, a manufacturing facility in New Jersey has optimized production by operating on solar energy.
In keeping with the museum’s “reduce and recycle” theme, the Bradley all-in-one Advocate Lavatory Systems are installed in both the girls ("mermaids") and boys ("pirates") washrooms.
New facility systems and equipment improve the learning environment in a St. Louis, MO suburb.
Back in 2010, Charmin placed 20 deluxe stalls in the heart of this tourist area to make it a little easier for New Yorkers and visitors alike.
The Cintas’ America’s Best Restroom® Contest not only promotes a business, it also recognizes the effort made by facilities management teams around the country to put their best restrooms to the test.
Featuring a small footprint, SofPull Mini is ideal for restrooms with limited space. The spread of germs is also reduced because the tissue is enclosed.
Cintas’ annual “Bowl Game” is back—recognizing “top 10 places to go—when you’ve got to go”—as the company kicks off its 12th annual America's Best Restroom contest.
This away-from-home product is designed to minimize hand contamination by killing 99.99% of harmful bacteria almost instantly.
Featuring four models, this collection of solar powered, sensor activated, water efficient flushometers from Sloan are now available in a concealed, vandal resistant version.
One innovative and mobile app enabled device could provide a place for people to relieve themselves outside while turning a nuisance (public urination) into a nutrient for hungry bamboo biofilters.
In celebration of the 161st anniversary of Herman Melville's great American novel, Moby Dick, find out what lengths a person will go to when prompted by a dare.
With Global Handwashing Day, just around the corner (October 15), a new survey reveals insight into Americans’ handwashing habits and it's not pretty. Consumer awareness of the importance of hand hygiene is grossly exaggerated, according to the survey findings.
An IT In The Toilet study shows Americans aren’t spending alone time alone: habits behind closed stalls have been modified by increased cell phone usage.
A life cycle assessment conducted by a Massachusetts-based university found the Dyson Airblade™ hand dryer to be the most sustainable way to dry hands.
Rededicated in 2009, the Oklahoma State University football stadium shows school spirit throughout.
Specs on the manufacturer's vitreous china fixtures are now available to users of Allied Technical Services
More than three million of these products from Georgia-Pacific Professional have been put into service in facilities.
For facilities managers tirelessly fighting the never ending restroom complaint battle (and who isn't?), there is a new weapon in development that's designed to address the issue of relentless restroom odor.
With a facility wide remodel, a Connecticut shopping mall ramps up its image along with its "green" quotient.
For years, proper hand hygiene has been a topic of concern in hospitals, schools, restaurants, and office facilities with more awareness campaigns happening.
Georgia-Pacific Professional donated an estimated two year supply to the city's school district.
This new bathroom tissue is unbleached and composed of 100% reycled fiber.
This line of commercial cleaning products is formulated from plant and mineral based ingredients.
SCA recently donated its Tork® brand towel and bath tissue products to the 320 acre Double H Ranch for seriously ill children in Lake Luzerne, NY.
So the next time you're considering a restroom facelift, why not get creative like these folks did?
For facility professionals, restroom signs are pretty standard and straightforward. Or ARE they? Around the world, the universal language of biological necessity has a much more creative flair.
Kimberly-Clark Professional lent its support to the 2010 Global Handwashing Day this past Friday, October 15.
Specifiers can select faucet features — such as preferred types of handles, spouts, and outlets — with three online tools.