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USGBC announces virtual tour

November 22, 2010
CHICAGO — The U.S. Green Building Council Education Department announced an innovative virtual tour of their headquarters.
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UV light nearly doubles vacuum's effectiveness in reducing carpet microbes

November 16, 2010
WASHINGTON — New research suggests that the addition of ultraviolet light to the brushing and suction of a vacuum cleaner can almost double the removal of potentially infectious microorganisms.
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Independent results: Electrically-activated water no better than tap water

November 9, 2010
PLYMOUTH, MN — Nilfisk-Advance has announced the results of independent testing of the performance of electrically-activated water technology on professional floor scrubbers.
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UMC partners to test a staph bacteria detector

November 9, 2010
JACKSON, MS — The state''s largest medical facility and research center entered a partnership with a California company to test new technology that would speed up the detection of the deadly bacteria.
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Study confirms: Steam vapor technology faster and more effective against germs

November 4, 2010
SEATTLE — A recent University of Michigan study has demonstrated that steam vapor rapidly and effectively destroys microbial biofilms.
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Tom Keating's notes from the aisle: Part four

November 4, 2010
PHILADELPHIA — The final day is all about advocacy.
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Tom Keating's notes from the aisle: Part three

November 3, 2010
PHILADELPHIA — The difference between codes, standards and guidelines are essential.
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Powr-Flite awarded Seal of Approval for vacuum cleaners

November 2, 2010
FORT WORTH, TX — Powr-Flite Direct has announced that three of their vacuum cleaners have earned the Seal of Approval designation from the Carpet and Rug Institute.
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Tom Keating's notes from the aisle

November 1, 2010
PHILADELPHIA — Thoughts from Tom Keating at the three-fold convention of the American Society of Plumbing Engineers, International Code Council and World Toilet Summit.
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Control building maintenance through Android, iPhone

October 26, 2010
WASHINGTON — IBM has launched new mobile software that puts critical information about buildings and equipment into the hands of maintenance staff in the field.
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