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Articles Tagged with ''cleaning''

July 2013 Feature 5

A Guide To Environmental Cleaning

Purchasing environmentally-friendly cleaning products does not necessarily equate to a green policy, your staff needs to be properly trained as well.

Some cleaning agents are better for the environment than others, reducing the impact on local ecosystems and the health concerns of your staff. A green cleaning policy can help your business reduce its environmental impact and allow your team to develop safer, more effective ways of working.


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July 2013 Feature 7

The ISSA Clean Standard For K-12 Schools

What the standard includes, and why it is a game changer.

According to ISSA, the goal of the Clean Standard is to provide schools with a useful tool that will help them objectively assess and control the level of cleanliness in their facilities.


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July 2013 Cover Story

Training Advances And Evolves

Today’s most effective training techniques often work best outside of the typical classroom environment.

Figuring out the proper response to employee training needs has been a challenge for facility managers and business service contractors (BSCs) for many decades.


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July 2013 Feature 6

Surviving A Reduction Environment

Sound management strategies that managers can use to accomplish more with fewer resources.

In today’s cleaning environment, K-12s are making some drastic changes to their cleaning programs. Many of these changes, aimed at reducing the bottom line, simply lower the level of cleaning.


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The Next Generation Of Efficiency

In the quest to make cleaning professionals more efficient than ever, ProTeam has designed the Next Generation of backpack vacuums.


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Ask The Experts

ICAN/ATEX: How can I set up cleaning procedures?

Ask The Experts

ICAN/ATEX: Where should I start when looking for bids?

June 2013 Feature 5

How To Evaluate Today’s Green Carpet Cleaning Processes

Understand the differences between the environmentally-friendly carpet cleaning options available to you.

Understanding the key distinctions between today’s carpet cleaning options — including hot water extraction, encapsulation, spin bonnet and dry extraction — will help you select an option that best meets your maintenance goals.


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June 2013 Bidding and Estimating

The Art And Science Of Pricing

Technology as well as customer expectations are continually changing with growing emphasis on green, sustainable processes and products that are safe, healthy and environmentally friendly.


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June 2013 Lets Talk Shop

Give The New Person And Yourself A Chance To Succeed

In the changing world of cleaning, collaboration between veterans and newcomers is the key to success.

The new professionalism that has come to define the industry over the last few years requires different skill sets and has attracted new faces. More opportunities mean more executives crossing over from other industries, an increase in women at senior levels and a more diversified workforce in general.


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