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March 2013 Let's Talk Shop

Knowledge Is Power

Without knowledge, we place control in others' hands and lose our power to influence situational outcomes.
Kevin Keeler
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There is a shift taking place in the industry; increasingly, building operators see clean facilities as an investment that both attracts and protects occupants and customers.


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March 2013 Feature 4

Profit As A Function Of Sustainable Operation

Using sound environmental principals and business strategies to bridge the gap between sustainability and profitability.
Mark Kozak
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The truly successful business model is one which views sustainability as the bridge to profit, functioning to safeguard people and the planet in order to maximize earnings.


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March 2013 Raising Standards

Resuscitating The Reality Of Revision

Assessing the impacts of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on your business.
Jim Peduto Esq.
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Whatever strategy an entity decides to take will have a long-term impact on the business, either greatly affecting costs, productivity or both.


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March 2013 Clean Sweep

Enabling The Next Generation

When looking for the future of the facilities landscape, education will continue to play an important role.
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Things are changing when it comes to chemicals, equipment and procedures and the facilitation of education surrounding these changes has become a mission of Staples Advantage, part of the business to business arm of Staples Inc.


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Ask The Experts

ICAN/ATEX: How can I find the best subcontractors?

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CMM Online Exclusive

Communicating With The Consortium

A personal note from Rex Morrison, founder of PC4HS.
Rex Morrison
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Because of the program’s adaptability, we always find a way to train trainers and leave schools much cleaner and healthier than they were before we came.


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February 2013 Raising Standards

The Facilities Management Connection

Instead of being autonomous, facilities management departments have huge influences on entire organizations and companies.
Dave Frank
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Not only is cleaning the largest component of the facilities budget, but it is also the most visible piece of the management function — and, it has an impact on occupant health and hygiene.


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February 2013 Contractor Success

Tips For Going Mobile With CMMS

Smoothly and painlessly transitioning into the new age of tracking with computerized maintenance management software.
Hannelore Fineman
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CMMS applications for netbooks, tablets and smartphones are increasingly essential for maintenance management professionals, allowing users to monitor equipment status, as well as file and update work orders, wherever and whenever.


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CMM Online Exclusive

A Recommendation For Slippery Surfaces

Encouraging a reduction in surface clutter for an increase in hygiene and cleanability.
Rex Morrison
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Flat surfaces often become a magnet for clutter and chaos, leading to an unkempt and potentially unhygienic environment.


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February 2013 Fact-based Management

A Synergistic Strategy For Success

Cleaning for health while simultaneously enhancing appearances is possible with a performance-based strategy that minimizes harm.
Vince Elliott
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We must recognize the balance of risks and rewards from the chemical mixtures we adopt and form a hierarchy of toxicity to weigh the pros and cons.


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