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December 2012 Letters And Views

Letters To The Editor

Insight from the JanSan industry.

Each month, we welcome readers to opine on the noteworthy — or even the trivial — aspects of their lives as JanSan professionals. The following is some of the correspondence we have received in recent weeks.


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November 2012 Bidding And Estimating

The Push For Higher Productivity

Achieving high rates of production requires the proper equipment and understanding their use.

The processes and equipment exist today that allow a person to clean at 10,000 square feet per hour or more and do an excellent job.


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November 2012 Facility Focus

Airing Grievances With Restroom Odors

Preventing restroom odors can improve public perception and company profitability.

According to a recent Harris Interactive poll, as many as 94 percent of facility patrons are unwilling to return to an establishment if the restrooms are unsanitary; therefore, achieving a competitive edge begins with cleanliness.


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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

The Flow Of Restroom Technology

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

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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