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A recipe card with ingredients for a clean restroom
September 20, 2018 Kathleen Misovic

CMI Course Serves the Perfect Recipe for Restroom Cleaning

A standardized technique for cleaning restrooms will guarantee happy customers and healthy tenants in both small and large facilities. Learn the technique and become certified in restroom care at this CMI course offered at ISSA Show North America 2018

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September 17, 2018 Stephen Ashkin

Technology Initiatives Deliver Sustainability to Older Buildings

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

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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Roy Boukidjian, Dignity Health, San Francisco, CA
August 30, 2018 Jack Brosnan

How Environmental Services and Infection Control Teams Can Work Together

Cleaning has and always will be one of the best methods for infection control. Yet, when it comes to health care facilities, EVS professionals are rarely involved in the discussion.

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Life raft full of money
August 30, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Planning for Budget Contingencies in Your Cleaning Operation

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John Bernhards, Associate Vice President for APPA
August 22, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Budget for the Lifespan of Your Facility

Oversight of a facility’s total cost of ownership can cause problems for owners who aren’t prepared to care for the property in the long term.

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Sergeant James Songer, Dallas Police Department
August 22, 2018 Kathleen Misovic

Run, Hide, Fight: How Facilities Can Prepare for an Active Shooter Situation

Sergeant James Songer of the Dallas Police Department offers life-saving advice and an opportunity to learn more at October's ISSA Show.

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A dilution system diluting several cleaning products
August 22, 2018 Mike Watt

Save Money and the Environment With Auto Dilution Systems

Auto dilution systems not only help eliminate waste, they ensure the correct amount of chemical is used for the task at hand, improving cleaning effectiveness and safety.

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August 9, 2018 Amanda Hosey

Come Clean on Carpet Chemical Terms

Carpet cleaning is a complex process with many types of cleaners available; it can be hard to keep them all straight. Download our infographic to learn about the different types of carpet protectors and chemicals involved in carpet cleaning.

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a shiny, patterned concrete floor
August 7, 2018 James Flieler

Six Myths of Concrete Floor Maintenance

Although concrete floors typically require less maintenance than other floors, they still require a care plan. Learn how to maintain this versatile and durable flooring so your daily floor care is quick and effective.

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Lucy Kalkman
August 2, 2018 Kathleen Misovic

Facilities VP Customizes Approach to Each Client

Sodexo's Lucy Kalkman discusses how a one-size-fits-all approach is not the way to go for optimum client satisfaction.

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Margaret Walker-Shaw
July 31, 2018 Kathleen Misovic

Hotel Operations Leader Spreads Housekeeping Knowledge Around the World

A certified executive housekeeper with IEHA, Margaret Walker-Shaw shares the importance of leveraging standards to get ahead in the industry.

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