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Nicole Bowman

Nicole Bowman

CMM Contributor

Nicole Bowman started learning about the cleaning industry as web content coordinator for ISSA and now, as a freelancer, covers the cleaning beat for trade magazines and clients ranging from facility management companies to environmental groups


Articles by Nicole Bowman

blueprints for smart building
May 29, 2018 Nicole Bowman

Innovation in Building Infrastructure

Facility Management

Advancements in building architecture and design may impact your facility maintenance and cleaning operations. Learn how the Built industry is impacting how we clean.

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LMS in use on laptop
April 6, 2018 Nicole Bowman

Success Stories in Online Training

Training

How does your organization go about tracking its employees’ training success? Read success stories from three different organizations.

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Higher Education for the Industry
May 26, 2017 Nicole Bowman

Higher Education for the Industry

Facility Management

Facilities management is a growing field with a variety of career choices, solid compensation, and a relative lack of competition.

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What’s in Your Custodial Closet?
April 4, 2017 Nicole Bowman

What’s in Your Custodial Closet?

Products

For those who are looking to get serious about green cleaning initiatives, an audit of custodial closets will indicate exactly what health and environmental hazards are hiding in there.

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Training for Tech-Based Cleaning Systems
March 6, 2017 Nicole Bowman

Training for Tech-Based Cleaning Systems

Technology and Trends

The introduction of smarter cleaning equipment carries a whole slew of new responsibilities for custodial supervisors

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How Robots Are Reshaping the Industry
December 28, 2016 Nicole Bowman

How Robots Are Reshaping the Industry

Technology and Trends

The use of robotics for cleaning is challenging the status quo in the industry, but doing so in a helpful way by disrupting the marketplace.

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Disinfecting robot
August 24, 2016 Nicole Bowman

The Benefits of UV Technology

Technology and Trends

It can move on its own just like a robot and kills microbes by simply shining a light, sometimes disinfecting an entire hospital room in just eight minutes.

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The Ins and Outs of On-site Generation
July 11, 2016 Nicole Bowman

The Ins and Outs of On-site Generation

Technology and Trends

As new on-site generation technologies emerge that also claim to have disinfecting properties, the old standby of EPA registration isn’t always cut and dry.

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Outbreak 101
March 29, 2016 Nicole Bowman

Outbreak 101

Infection Control

It happens all the time. Schools close when too many kids start getting sick with the flu, norovirus, or a host of other diseases that spread quickly.

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Maintaining Top Secret and Sensitive Facilities
March 1, 2016 Nicole Bowman

Maintaining Top Secret and Sensitive Facilities

Facility Management

Cleaning and facility maintenance can be some of the most mission-critical services provided in situations where national security, scientific leadership, and human health are on the line.

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Navigating Anticipated Labor Wage Increases
February 3, 2016 Nicole Bowman

Navigating Anticipated Labor Wage Increases

Business and Management

The minimum wage has been in the limelight lately, as some cities and even some states are choosing to raise it to as much as US$15 an hour.

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A Facility’s Guide to Composting
November 23, 2015 Nicole Bowman

A Facility’s Guide to Composting

Facility Management

Composting is not only a growing trend in waste management, but it’s a national priority and a simple solution that can reap significant environmental rewards.

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