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From the issue: Maintaining A Low Slip And Fall Factor

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When a maintenance contractor signs with a company, the contract typically includes language naming the contractor as the party responsible for maintaining safe, hazard-free premises.


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July 2014 Maintenance Matters

Outsourcing Facilities Support

Some managers now depend on building service contractors for support functions.
Kari Hus
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Outsourcing the facilities support function is becoming a trend because it is cost effective for building owners.


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June 2014 Lets Talk Shop

Formulating The Request for Proposal

A five step development process to help ensure great cleaning service.
Judy Gillies
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If you are a facility manager whose cleaning is outsourced, chances are at some point you will need to develop a Request for Proposal, or RFP, for competitive pricing on your cleaning services.


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From the magazine: WFBSC trends and presentations

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Reportage on the events, trends and presentations that were a part of April's WFBSC Congress.


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Download our 2014 BSC survey results

Phillip Lawless, Editor
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Download the full survey results and find out more about the BSC market in 2014.


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May 2014 Cleanthoughts

Is That A Light?

Phillip Lawless, Editor
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After years of growing negativity, positive economic reports can feel downright revelatory.


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May 2014 Bidding & Estimating

Exploring The WFBSC Presentations

Speakers provided practical, motivational and futuristic information.
William R. Griffin
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While one presenter concentrated on the future of the industry, other speakers discussed employee happiness and positive thinking.


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City rejects privatized maintenance bids

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Recent bids from several facility management companies throughout the city illustrated that private firms are not able to compete with the "efficiency and cost savings of using city staff for maintenance at city facilities."


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Auguts 2013 Bidding & Estimating

The Costs And Profit Of Sustainable Green Cleaning

William R. Griffin
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Does cleaning in a green, sustainable manner cost more or less than cleaning in what might be referred to as the standard way?


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August 2013 Raising Standards

Choose The Right Time For Cleaning

How qualified operations can tailor their offerings to better meet customer needs.
Steve Spencer
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Scheduling cleaning tasks and labor load at the right time for the building and its occupants results in cleaner buildings, optimized cleaning performance and healthier building occupants.


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