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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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March 26, 2019 Kelly Zimmerman

How High-Tech Solutions are Shaping Hospitality

Robots may be the solution for increasing housekeeping efficiencies, while creating better experiences for hotel patrons

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February 15, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

Dispenser Innovations Drive Sustainable Solutions

Advances in restroom dispensers are helping to cut down on toilet paper waste and drive sustainability initiatives for facilities.

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November 27, 2018 Torben Lund Andersen

Autonomous Floor Care Solutions Raise the Stakes on Equipment Safety

Technological improvements in equipment are not enough to ensure safety as self-operating cleaning machines become more commonplace. New industry standards are key.

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Your Floor Care Questions Answered: Part 1
June 29, 2015

Your Floor Care Questions Answered: Part 1

While the webcast highlighted more than an hour’s worth of emerging trends and maintenance tips, many listeners still left with questions relating to their individual floor care needs.

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Customer Satisfaction
June 5, 2015 Lance Witschen

Customer Satisfaction

Customer satisfaction is the staple of success in any service industry. Unfortunately, customer feedback is often elusive, and the feedback we do get may not always be reliable due to the way we go about getting it.

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Floor Care Webcast Now Available for Download
May 27, 2015

Floor Care Webcast Now Available for Download

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Delivering with Data
May 2, 2015 Kelly Zimmerman

Delivering with Data

Data is playing a growing role in the commercial cleaning and facilities management industries.It is used to track cleanliness of surfaces and high-touch areas, and in workloading systems for staffing and budget planning.

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Methods for Measuring Clean
April 6, 2015 Matt Morrison

Methods for Measuring Clean

Showing the ATP results to the prospect—with some systems, results are available in 15 seconds or less—reveals that what was once believed to be a clean and well-maintained facility, may not be as clean or healthy after all.

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Schools and Scrubbers
March 31, 2015 Erick Frack

Schools and Scrubbers

A new generation of floor-cleaning equipment incorporates robotics to provide hands-free operation. This capability is helping schools to become healthier by freeing janitorial staff to clean higher-value areas.

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Three Myths About Cleaning Management Software
March 12, 2015 Kevin Keeler

Three Myths About Cleaning Management Software

Most of us have probably seen a cleaning software demo, or at least know the software is out there. Yet, most cleaning operations either don’t purchase the software or allow the software they do purchase to gather dust on the shelf.

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Save More Than the Planet With Green Cleaning Technology
March 12, 2015 Kylie Ora Lobell

Save More Than the Planet With Green Cleaning Technology

Purchasing green cleaning technology and equipment and combining it with green cleaning products not only helps the planet, but also a company’s bottom line.

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Navigating New Technology
July 3, 2014 Phillip Lawless

Navigating New Technology

Even in the age of smart homes and high-tech office buildings, cleaning remains a stable, if somewhat traditional, industry.

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2014 Building Service Contractor Survey
May 6, 2014

2014 Building Service Contractor Survey

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Exclusive report: ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam
May 6, 2014 William R. Griffin

Exclusive report: ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam

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Expanding CIMS To Europe
April 30, 2014 William R. Griffin

Expanding CIMS To Europe

The British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) will administer and expand the CIMS program in the UK.

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