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A Real Estate Executive’s View of Sustainability and the Cleaning Industry
July 18, 2023

A Real Estate Executive’s View of Sustainability and the Cleaning Industry

Steve Ashkin, the founder of The Ashkin Group, interviews David W. Hewett with a focus on property management, sustainability efforts, and the cleaning industry.

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hardwood, wood flooring
July 10, 2023 Rama Sreenivasan

Flooring Contractors Turn to Technology

App-free video technology makes it easy to continue delivering quality service at scale, no matter your team size. All employees need is a smartphone or tablet and internet access.

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Reach Your Operational Goals With Facility Management Software
June 14, 2023 Emily Newton

Reach Your Operational Goals With Facility Management Software

Facility management software (FMS) can help improve a property’s appeal, condition, performance, and earning potential.

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Manage Vehicles, PPE, and More With Digital Inspections
May 26, 2023 Rachael Plant

Manage Vehicles, PPE, and More With Digital Inspections

Fleet management software benefits businesses that not only use vehicles, but also equipment, personal protective equipment, and supplies.

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VoIP system
May 17, 2023 Jim Gustke

Key Questions Cleaning Professionals Should Ask to Choose the Right VoIP Provider

VoIP systems can offer your business a range of advanced features and benefits over a landline phone system. But if you decide that a VoIP system is best, how can you ensure that the system provider is too? By asking these eight questions, you can better determine the right VoIP provider for your company.

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A Walk Through Hard Flooring Trends
May 15, 2023 Kathleen Misovic

A Walk Through Hard Flooring Trends

Resilient flooring, polished concrete, and ceramic tile are among the most common types of hard floors found in nonresidential buildings. Facility managers need to consider whether each type of flooring's strengths, weaknesses, and upkeep requirements make sense for their buildings.

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Protect Sensitive Data From Hackers
May 12, 2023 John Svoboda

Protect Sensitive Data From Hackers

The same technology that custodial businesses rely on to do their jobs more effectively also enables criminals to steal critical data.

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Maximizing Your Digital Network Uptime
March 15, 2023 Patrick Chown

Maximizing Your Digital Network Uptime

Digital communication networks have become a crucial aspect of modern, well-functioning facilities. To maintain network uptime, make monitoring the network infrastructure your top priority.

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Q&A on UV Disinfection Technology
February 15, 2023 Larinda Becker & Gerald Prall

Q&A on UV Disinfection Technology

As facilities continue to prioritize cleaning and disinfecting, more facility managers are considering adding ultraviolet (UV) light disinfection to their cleaning protocols.

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Drone flying above city skyscrapers
February 8, 2023 Adam Camhi & Andrew Ashur

Reach New Heights in Cleaning

Spraying drones can more effectively and efficiently clean higher, extremely hard-to-reach places, while saving money and eliminating risks to workers.

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Overcoming Facility Maintenance Challenges With Technology
January 30, 2023 Eric Whitley

Overcoming Facility Maintenance Challenges With Technology

Consider implementing a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) as one of your best options for improved facility and equipment maintenance.

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Indoor Air Quality Solutions - Ionization
November 23, 2022 Jeff Cross

Indoor Air Quality Solutions: Ionization

In this first of a series of Straight Talk! episodes on indoor air quality (IAQ), ISSA Media Director Jeff Cross talks with Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner, Senior Director of GBAC, and Doug Hoffman, the executive director of NORMI, to discuss IAQ ionization technology.

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facility maintenance, facility management
November 14, 2022 Emily Newton

Improve Hard Facility Management Services Through Software Technology

Managers can use software technology to improve hard facility management services, enhancing the quality of life for building occupants.

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Gain a Competitive Edge With Robotic Cleaning
November 4, 2022 Bryan Christiansen

Gain a Competitive Edge With Robotic Cleaning

The benefits to business from robotic cleaning lie less in the machinery and more in the intellectual property from the huge volumes of data they create.

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electrostatic sprayer
October 17, 2022 Emily Rosenberg & Dominic Bazinet & Josh Robertson

Electrostatic Technology Q&A

Do you have questions about electrostatic technology, such as its best uses, strengths, and common misconceptions about how it works? Turn to some experts for your answers.

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Making the Connection Between Smart Restrooms and Sustainability
October 3, 2022 Juliet Hollyhurst

Making the Connection Between Smart Restrooms and Sustainability

Smart restroom technology adds intelligence to restroom cleaning operations. By adjusting restroom cleaning procedures based on real-time conditions, facilities can stay on top of restroom cleanliness while contributing to corporate sustainability goals. 

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