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April 19, 2019

A Doggone Friendly Office

Before you allow employees to bring their dogs to the workplace, set up some guidelines to keep humans and canines safe, and to protect your facility from damage.

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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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Discover A Smarter Way to Dust
February 13, 2019 Sponsored by 3M

Discover A Smarter Way to Dust

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April 17, 2019 Dan Ringo

Prioritizing Building Investments and Facility Maintenance Tasks

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

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May 31, 2018

Battle of the Breeding Ground

This article, provided courtesy of IEHA, a division of ISSA, showcases how one university got to the source of their pest control challenges.

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May 31, 2018 Nate Abrahams

Blast Away Entranceway Dirt

Regularly scheduling power washings on the sidewalks and patios outside your building will help keep people from tracking dirt inside your building.

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May 29, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

CMM Interviews Housekeeper From Retirement Community

CMM's first podcast interview explores the challenges of working in a facility that is full of occupants 24/7.

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May 29, 2018 Tim Poskin

Adjusting for Seasonal Schedules

Times have changed. Campus operations have innovated to make room for a growing number of summertime activities to fill otherwise empty buildings. How do you staff accordingly?

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May 29, 2018 Stephen Ashkin

West Coast Takes the Lead on Sustainable Buildings

Since the 1960s, California has been the trendsetter in the environmental arena. Today, it's taking steps to become the world's first major economy to abandon the use of fossil fuels as a primary source of energy for buildings.

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blueprints for smart building
May 29, 2018 Nicole Bowman

Innovation in Building Infrastructure

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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Elderly residents in an assisted living facility
May 18, 2018 Mike Nelson

Maintaining Nursing Homes

Learn how to develop a plan to maintain a long-term care facility

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May 16, 2018 Andrew Whitmarsh

A Plan For Removing Tear Gas Residue

Structural maintenance nightmares include a long list of unusual challenges; however, removing tear gas residue tops this list.

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May 10, 2018 Ron Segura

Pricing Bids for the Win

Cleaning contractors often believe that customers select janitorial services based on which contractor has the lowest bid. They are both right and wrong.

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May 9, 2018 Jess Baidwan

Managing Multiple Cleaning Environments

Managing multiple cleaning environments on a single campus can be stressful and overwhelming. This Facility Focus article presented by IEHA, a division of ISSA, can help your staff get ahead.

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May 8, 2018 Stephen Ashkin

Choose a Distributor That Values Sustainability

Asking your distributors leading questions about their environmental practices will give you a clue as to their sustainability policies.

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May 8, 2018

Scoring Exterior Maintenance Plan Buy-in

Many clients don’t realize that neglecting regular exterior maintenance can hit them in the pocketbook later with expensive facility repairs and serious tenant injuries.

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