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Indoor air quality is an important, and often overlooked, area of building improvement.
GHS is a United Nations effort to help the world consistently identify and handle hazardous chemicals to protect people and the environment across borders.
Certain best practices have emerged for implementing a green cleaning program.
'The publication provided what the industry was missing by gathering with the contractors, manufacturers and distributors and getting resources and information out to all of us.'
All too often, facility managers rely on synthetic fragrance solutions to deal with odor challenges. These solutions are typically chemical-based and can actually pose significant health threats, particularly in schools and hospitals.
Cleaning, when done properly, is a straightforward series of tasks and procedures repeated multiple times throughout the scheduled workday.
The newest version of LEED, known as v4, has several changes, many which will impact the professional cleaning and building industries.
The words ‘clean’ and ‘green’ go together perfectly — and not just because they rhyme! The sustainability agenda is informing and driving legislation, product design, service provision and trends in so many areas of our lives — and the cleaning and maintenance of our buildings is no exception.
For facility managers in the education market, it can be hard to know which "green" or "sustainable" practices will actually help reduce costs.
Our latest podcast from the INTERCLEAN show floor is an interview with Rusty Zay, vice preseident of global marketing with Tennant Company.