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January 2014 Feature 6

Renewable Cleaning And The Hippocratic Oath

Taking advantage of new technologies and clearing the air on traditional cleaning practices.

This principle is being promoted by the “Oath Project” calling for a shift in attitude and orientation of the business community that is embodied in what they call the “Hippocratic Oath for Business” or the “Green Hippocratic Oath” — first, do no harm to the environment.

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November 2013 Maintenance Matters

The True Cost Of Quality

Selecting paint products that will keep projects on schedule and stand the test of time.

Never cut corners by overlooking customer service and quality work, as they are the pillars for not only successful facility operations, but employees’ confidence in your skill set.

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ISSA releases Clean Standard for K-12

ISSA has released a new standard industry professionals can use when working in or with K-12 schools to promote a cleaner and healthier indoor environment to benefit children's learning experiences.

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September 2013 Tackling Trouble Areas

Steps to Make A Facility 'Insect Clean'

Small pests can damage structures, contaminate surfaces and contribute to illness and disease.

Every commercial facility will have some type of pest control process in place and every facility will handle sanitation differently. However, it is important to ensure you have included three specific points within your list of standards.

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September 2013 Feature 3

Workloading Creates Accountable Cleaning

Accurate and scientific calculations prove imperative when dealing with larger locations.

When it comes to smaller commercial facilities such as offices, building service contractors (BSCs) and facility managers (FMs) typically can estimate their cleaning needs, the amount of time it should take, how many workers will be needed, and with this information, an idea of how much the work will cost.

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Online Exclusive/Education e-Newsletter 8-13

New Techniques For Training University Cleaners

High-traffic areas and crowded buildings will benefit from up-to-date cleaning methods.

University dorms, classrooms and other buildings will see an increase in traffic, and cleaning frequency will need to increase to keep these facilities clean and safe for students.

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August 2013 Maintenance Matters

Maintaining And Cleaning High Volume, Low Speed Fans

The basic steps to keep these effective money savers operating safely and efficiently.

High volume, low speed (HVLS) fans are a great solution to improve energy efficiency and indoor air quality, and the technology has surged in popularity in indoor and outdoor spaces across the country.

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August 2013 Feature 6

Green Cleaning Starts With A Source Control Strategy

Matting is a sure way to protect floors and building occupants, while enhancing the green nature of your building.

Facility managers that successfully implement a high-performance matting system as part of a green cleaning program can keep their facilities cleaner and healthier for longer periods of time, which can keep chemical use, green or conventional, to a minimum.

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