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Education Facilities

exterior building
September 30, 2019 Sponsored by SunBelt Rentals

2019 BSC/Contract Cleaning Benchmarking Survey Report

Facility Management

Find the latest business outlook from fellow building service contractors (BSCs), broken down by business type, size, revenue, geographical location, and more.

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Children running up stairs in a school with rubber flooring
September 27, 2019 Sandra Soraci

Acoustic Flooring Solutions for Health Care and Education Facilities

Hard Floors

A quiet atmosphere can improve patient healing in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and other health care settings, as well as encourage learning in educational facilities. Flooring solutions that improve building acoustics, such as rubber floors, can be a good choice for these buildings.

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Scotch-Brite™ Professional 2-in-1 Flat Mop from 3M™
September 10, 2019 Sponsored by 3M BUILDING & COMMERCIAL 

Disinfection Tips for a Cleaner, Safer Floor Care Plan

Facility Management

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A clean classroom
August 2, 2019 Adam Povlitz

Teach Educators the Five Lessons of Cleaning Schools

Infection Control

In order for a cleaning company to earn the business of a school or an entire school district, it must demonstrate that it can create a healthy atmosphere for students and staff. Use these five lesson plans when pitching your company to a school.

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Coffee spilling on carpet
June 7, 2019 Anthony Velez

Carpet Spots vs. Stains: Like Oil and Water

Carpets

The first step to successful spill removal from your carpet is identification; follow these tips to save your carpet.

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ProTeam backpack vac
June 6, 2019 Sponsored by ProTeam

Blue Valley Schools Go Cordless for Speed & Safety

Facility Management

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EnvirOx H2Orange2 cleaner
June 6, 2019 Sponsored by ENVIROX 

Illinois State University Re-Energizes Their Cleaning Program by Embracing Simplicity

Facility Management

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Building at North Carolina State University
June 4, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

Pitching Pizza Boxes and Cleaning Up Chemical Waste

Health and Safety

North Carolina State University talks composting, ionized water, and other sustainable practices for limiting waste and chemical exposure

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Building at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
June 4, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

This Higher Education Facility Is Dumping Delivery Boxes

Facility Management

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill talks tackling delivery packages, which outnumber the student population on campus.

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Students sifting through waste
June 4, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

Digging for Trash to Reduce Restroom and Food Waste

Restrooms

Learn how the University of Texas at Austin significantly cut garbage out of the waste stream by reducing plastic liner use, noncompostable food service items, surplus electronics, and more.

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Building at University of Texas at Austin
June 4, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

Universities Share Successes on Their Journey to Zero Waste

Facility Management

From pizza boxes to dorm fridges, campuses are a hotbed for all types of waste. Here's how three different university campuses handle it all.

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Maintenance worker on ladder fixing ceiling
April 17, 2019 Dan Ringo

Prioritizing Building Investments and Facility Maintenance Tasks

Facility Management

Deferring maintenance and upgrades to another budget year can result in higher operational costs in the long run.

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