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Little boy lying in mess of toilet paper on restroom floor
February 15, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

Dispenser Innovations Drive Sustainable Solutions

Products

Advances in restroom dispensers are helping to cut down on toilet paper waste and drive sustainability initiatives for facilities.

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Yotel New York entrace with digital room check-in
February 6, 2019 Kelly Zimmerman

How High-Tech Solutions are Shaping Hospitality

Technology and Trends

Robots may be the solution for increasing housekeeping efficiencies, while creating better experiences for hotel patrons

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November 27, 2018 Torben Lund Andersen

Autonomous Floor Care Solutions Raise the Stakes on Equipment Safety

Technology and Trends

Technological improvements in equipment are not enough to ensure safety as self-operating cleaning machines become more commonplace. New industry standards are key.

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A Smarter Kind of Clean
November 9, 2018 Sponsored by Brain Corp

A Smarter Kind of Clean

Technology and Trends

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Flow chart with sustainability icons
October 10, 2018 Stephen Ashkin

Go From Green to Sustainable at ISSA Show 2018

Technology and Trends

ISSA Show North America 2018 offers the opportunity to meet with exhibitors focusing on green and sustainable practices and to learn about a variety of sustainability initiatives.

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A multi-level facility with a person operating a floor scrubber on the first level
September 28, 2018 Torben Lund Andersen

Defining the 3 Phases of Connected Cleaning

Technology and Trends

With advances in connected cleaning, cleaning equipment will communicate with each other and with other building systems, adapt cleaning schedules to the weather, and send performance reports in real time,

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A building with green plants growing on it
September 17, 2018 Stephen Ashkin

Technology Initiatives Deliver Sustainability to Older Buildings

Technology and Trends

Many of the new buildings under construction in this country are being built with sustainable systems that use less fuel, energy, water, etc. However, thousands of older commercial buildings are still in use. A pilot program in Chicago, IL, may provide solutions to the challenges of updating old buildings.

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new flooring technologies
September 11, 2018 Kathleen Misovic

Save Time and Money With New Flooring Technology

Hard Floors

The latest flooring technology, such as luxury vinyl tile, high-build systems, and dry stripping, will help keep a facility’s floors looking good with minimal care, expense, and fumes.

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Rolls of Toilet Paper
July 17, 2018 Fabio Vitali

On a Roll: The History of Toilet Paper and Restroom Paper Products

Restrooms

Quality, quantity, and choice of toilet paper used in your facility may be affecting user satisfaction and your bottom line. To pick the right product, examining the history of toilet paper will help.

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Caring for Floors of the Future
June 18, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Caring for Floors of the Future

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Learn the latest trends in hard floor surfaces, new developments related to modern finishes and coatings, and how evolving technology fits into the landscape of trending floor surfaces.

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office buildings against blue sky
June 1, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Making Sense of All This Sensor Talk

Technology and Trends

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May 31, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Avoiding Carpet Catastrophes

Carpets

Carpet problems like wear and tear, fuzz lines, friction burns, and loss of color can rear their ugly heads for a variety of reasons, but a primary one is improper use and maintenance of cleaning equipment, like vacuums.

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