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November 2012 Contractor Success

Clean It Or Outsource It?

Contractors want to satisfy their clients' requests and, unaware of the option to subcontract, some take on projects beyond their scope of expertise.
November 12, 2012

Your decision to outsource or become a subcontractor hinges on a balance of comfort and control versus savings from third-party efficiencies and economies of scale.


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CMM Online Exclusive

The High-tech World Of Window Cleaning

Professional window cleaning has come a long way in recent years, embracing new ways of working to deliver even better results.
November 9, 2012

Cutting-edge designs focusing on ergonomics and rigid materials like carbon fiber are changing the face of the professional window cleaning sector.


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November 2012 Cover Story

Paper Towels Versus Hand Dryers

A predicament of personal preference for removing moisture from hands.
November 6, 2012

For the 71 percent of Americans that a recent survey from SCA Tissue says actually wash after using the restroom — not just the quick rinse-and-dash, that doesn’t count — a solution is needed for removing moisture from their hands.


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November 2012 Feature 2

Learn To Shine The Light When Necessary

With the extravagant cost of electricity, facilities need to rethink when and how they light rooms not constantly in use.
November 6, 2012

With the cost of electricity one of the biggest pieces of any facility's budget, and with economic times as in flux as they have been in recent years, it is important that facilities do everything they can to ensure they’re not flushing good money after bad.


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November 2012 Feature 3 Quiz

What Do You Know About Low-flow Technology?

Test your knowledge and complete a quick, eight-question quiz.
November 3, 2012

Test your knowledge and complete a quick, eight-question quiz developed by Klaus Reichardt of Waterless Company Inc. to ensure retention of the main points from his November 2012 article, "The Flow Of Restroom Technology."


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November 2012 Feature 3

The Flow Of Restroom Technology

The restroom of the future is here with sensor-controlled fixtures that reduce water wastage.
November 3, 2012

Walk into just about any new or recently retrofitted commercial facility and you are likely to see sensor-controlled, low-flow restroom fixtures and dispensers. After reading more, take a quiz on the content herein.


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November 2012 Restroom Care Case Study

The Restroom Cleaning Speed Machine

Kaivac Inc.
November 2, 2012

With the OmniFlex Crossover Cleaning system from Kaivac Inc., you can clean restrooms and other hard surfaces quickly, effectively and for less money than you ever imagined possible.


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November 2012 Feature 4

Sustainable Education Programs

Information gathering and distribution is evolving as quickly as the role of custodial professional.
November 1, 2012

December 6, 2012 in Orlando, Florida, will mark CMI's second session of the Sustainable Cleaning for Educational Facilities program held in partnership with Cleaning Consultant Services Inc.


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November 2012 Consultant's Corner

The Cleaning Bell Rings

The 2012 ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America trade show draws a crowd from around the world.
November 1, 2012

Instead of trying to get more people to come the ISSA/INTERCLEAN trade show and fudging the numbers when they don’t show up, we should take the show to the masses via live streaming video on the Internet.


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November 2012 Clean Sweep

Big Brother Is Tracking

If your business doesn't have its head firmly in "the cloud," it could be losing valuable assets and time.
November 1, 2012

The idea of someone watching over us or our things has always been a part of the human culture, usually found in the science fiction section of the bookstore or movie selection.


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