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A modern restroom with automatic dispensers and fixtures
June 12, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

No-Touch Restrooms

Patrons of no-touch restrooms can activate toilet seat covers, dispense toilet paper, wash and dry their hands, and throw out trash, all without touching a dispenser or fixture.

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Hand spraying furniture with disinfecting hose
June 4, 2019 Jeremiah Gray

Revolutionary Disinfection Technologies

The emergence of electrostatic spraying technology is giving way to better efficiencies and new responsibilities. Here are tips for training, remaining compliant with chemical use, and more.

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Picture of test tubes marked with Legionnaires' Disease
June 4, 2019 Rhonda Landis

Prevent Legionnaires' Disease With Fault Detection Software

Health care facilities that use continuous monitoring software on their building systems gain real-time data on temperature, humidity, water flow, and other issues that can lead to Legionnaires' Diseases.

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Person looking at inspection report on a laptop
June 3, 2019 Ricardo Regalado & Vianney Garcia

Tips on Effective Inspection Software Setup

Inspection reports ensure your team members are completing work in a consistent manner by providing feedback for improvement. Here are a few tips on how to properly configure and deliver your reports.

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

How Robots Are Reshaping the Industry

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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Reducing Costs with Technology
December 26, 2016 William R. Griffin

Reducing Costs with Technology

Before buying a piece of equipment, use in it on site for several weeks to make sure that it will really reduce your costs.

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Green Cleaning in LEED v4
November 28, 2016 Sara Cederberg

Green Cleaning in LEED v4

The newest version of LEED —version 4—raises the bar on sustainability and pushes the green building industry even further.

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Taking Tech to Your Core
November 28, 2016 Jim Harris Sr. & Jeff Merrihew

Taking Tech to Your Core

Three current technologies stand out in how they directly support and enhance the core processes: Customer relationship management (CRM) software, online survey software, and workloading and routing software.

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Enhancing Restroom Maintenance with Smart Technology
November 21, 2016 Jimy Baynum

Enhancing Restroom Maintenance with Smart Technology

High-quality service is intricately linked to resolving issues immediately after—if not before—they arise. Smart restroom solutions, which employ web-enabled sensors embedded in hand-towel, bath-tissue, and soap dispensers to wirelessly transmit refill needs to a web application, can be invaluable.

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Creating More Productive Cleaning Schedules
November 18, 2016 Caden Hutchens

Creating More Productive Cleaning Schedules

Technology has gradually revolutionized the way managers in the cleaning industry stay connected to employees and clients. Scheduling technology can save BSCs and facility managers countless hours of work and worry

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Rethinking Restroom Water Use
November 18, 2016 Erin Brereton

Rethinking Restroom Water Use

Cleaning providers need to walk a fine line between using enough water to produce an undeniably sanitary, radiant restroom and wasting a sizeable amount of both a natural resource and money.

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Cleaning Connectivity: Restroom Technology
November 15, 2016 Amanda Martini-Hughes

Cleaning Connectivity: Restroom Technology

Technology has infiltrated every facet of our lives, from how we control the temperature in our homes, to how we interact with the world around us. It has made the world a smaller place, simply by allowing us to connect from one place to another via technology and the Internet.

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Adding the Value to Clean
October 6, 2016 Judy Gillies

Adding the Value to Clean

Today’s facility managers are under constant pressure to defend the importance of a clean and safe environment, while cutting budgets to satisfy those looking only at their bottom line.

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Disinfecting robot
August 24, 2016 Nicole Bowman

The Benefits of UV Technology

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

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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Paving the Way for Product Mapping
June 6, 2016 Tobi Colbert

Paving the Way for Product Mapping

For the small mom-and-pop cleaning contractor, cleaning supply costs may be a minor concern. Of course, everyone wants to get the best product at the best price, but in many cases, supplies may be a small cost compared to the overall business operation.

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