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September 18, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Battery Tech and Your Bottom Line

From cordless vacuums to autonomous floor scrubbers, batteries are working hard behind the scenes to keep your cleaning equipment going and going strong. Here are several points to keep in mind the next time you’re working with cleaning equipment that requires battery operation.

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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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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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Cleaner using power washer
July 23, 2018 Nate Abrahams

Which Power Washer is Best for you?

Commercial pressure washers can be a significant investment; finding the best power washer for your operation is critical. Learn which power washer options are best for your building.

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Rolls of Toilet Paper
July 17, 2018 Fabio Vitali

On a Roll: The History of Toilet Paper and Restroom Paper Products

Quality, quantity, and choice of toilet paper used in your facility may be affecting user satisfaction and your bottom line. To pick the right product, examining the history of toilet paper will help.

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Caring for Floors of the Future
June 18, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Caring for Floors of the Future

Learn the latest trends in hard floor surfaces, new developments related to modern finishes and coatings, and how evolving technology fits into the landscape of trending floor surfaces.

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June 1, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Making Sense of All This Sensor Talk

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May 31, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Avoiding Carpet Catastrophes

Carpet problems like wear and tear, fuzz lines, friction burns, and loss of color can rear their ugly heads for a variety of reasons, but a primary one is improper use and maintenance of cleaning equipment, like vacuums.

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a sustainable building
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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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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