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April 18, 2019 CMM Staff

Prove ROI on Sustainability Efforts

This Q & A with an industry consultant will help you track your facility's return on investment in implementing sustainability efforts.

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High Dusting Kits from ProTeam
February 6, 2019 Sponsored by ProTeam

High Dusting Kits from ProTeam

ProTeam® offers High Dusting Kits that bring many above-the-floor areas within the cleaner’s reach for safe and efficient cleaning.

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April 17, 2019 Stephen Ashkin

Invest in Sustainability for Growth and Stability

Businesses that take steps to protect their facilities against climate change can pour as much as US$26 billion into the world's economy and create as many as 65 million "low carbon" jobs by 2030.

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April 15, 2019 Sponsored by 3M

2019 In-House Survey Shows FMs Reign Over Budgets

Gain insight into how your fellow FMs are making their purchasing decisions; read our report on CMM's 2019 In-House/Facility Management Benchmarking Survey, sponsored by 3M.

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The Value Of Benchmarking
June 9, 2011 Michael Jenkins

The Value Of Benchmarking

Merriam-Webster defines benchmarking as, “The study of a competitor''s product or business practices in order to improve the performance of one''s own company.”

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Cleaning Seminars
October 11, 2010

Cleaning Seminars

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The Xs and Os of cleaning strategies
September 19, 2010

The Xs and Os of cleaning strategies

In some end user circles, productivity is the leading industry buzzword of the day.

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First Quality Maintenance, the name says it all
September 19, 2010

First Quality Maintenance, the name says it all

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The Janitorial Pricing Limbo Contest
September 19, 2010

The Janitorial Pricing Limbo Contest

Have you ever found yourself in a bid situation where you cut your prices as low as possible to get desperately needed work, only to see the project awarded to a company that grossly underbid you?

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Facility number crunching: Total cost of ownership
September 19, 2010 Alan Bigger

Facility number crunching: Total cost of ownership

Successful building service contractors (BSCs) and in-house service providers (ISPs) in the facilities arena have a common vision: To maintain buildings at the highest level of quality, while maintaining costs at an acceptable level.

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Dress Codes And Today's Culture
September 19, 2010 Wendy Christie

Dress Codes And Today's Culture

It is important that your employee handbook dress code policy keep up to date on the growing changes.

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Specialization, Self-monitoring and Efficiency Through Team Cleaning
September 19, 2010 Peter Sheldon, Sr.

Specialization, Self-monitoring and Efficiency Through Team Cleaning

Today's economic climate continues to put pressure on cleaning professionals to increase overall efficiency without sacrificing effectiveness.

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Target: Employee retention
September 19, 2010

Target: Employee retention

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Inspect what you expect
September 19, 2010 Alan Bigger

Inspect what you expect

How do we define, qualify or quantify the type of work that we perform? What exactly is quality in the cleaning business?

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Steam Vapor: A Green Disinfectant
September 19, 2010 Dr. Benjamin Tanner

Steam Vapor: A Green Disinfectant

However, traditional disinfection technologies have drawbacks that limit effectiveness when it comes to controlling the spread of germs.

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Breach Of Contract
September 19, 2010

Breach Of Contract

A recent discussion on the CM/Cleaning & Maintenance Management Online™ Bulletin Board served as an open forum to discuss how to handle clients who breach their cleaning contracts.

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