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Articles by Vince Elliot

September 2013 Contractor Success

Operationally Sustainable Cleaning Services

It’s not about the best price; it’s about the best manager and the best toxic-free cleaning program from the most innovative company.
September 10, 2013

After over 40 years of helping buyers evaluate and hire cleaning contractors, a few observations about how purchasing and buyer folks make choices have become evident.


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Plants — The Silent Cleaner

How increasing the number of plants inside a building can reduce the toxicity of indoor air.
August 16, 2013

Some authorities have suggested that our indoor environment can be between five and one hundred times more toxic than outdoor air.


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May 2013 Fact-based Management

Comparison of Key Industry Performance Metrics

An abbreviated view of some of our findings.
May 15, 2013

I had a request from a client to compare his performance to industry key performance metrics under traditional task/frequency and performance-based specification relationships.


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Buying Building Services In A Chaotic Economy

May 4, 2012
Where certainty is uncertain and predictability is unpredictable, those with business smarts succeed.
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A Toxic-free, Chemical-free Solution

February 8, 2012
A growing number of workers are suffering from asthma, allergies or some other respiratory problems.
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Hands Down

January 11, 2012
The dirty dozen harmful hot spots for contamination in and around commercial facilities.
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