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FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK - cp - April 2017
The Benefits Of Events Such As The Cleaning Show, Clean Buildings Expo
Learn By Leaving The Office

SALES REPS ARE DISTRIBUTORS’ DIFFERENCE MAKERS - sm - February 2017
The Strategic Sell: Building A Sales Team Is Essential For Success
Modern buyers expect a sales representative to be a trusted business advisor

- cp - November 2016
Building Service Contractors Honor Service To The Industry


- cp - November 2016
Building Service Contractors Must First Get Their House In Order


ACHIEVE EVEN GREATER POTENTIAL - cp - September 2016
Chicago Is Set To Draw Building Service Contractors For ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2016


GREEN CLEANING INITIATIVES FOR HEALTHIER SCHOOLS - hs - May 2016
Promoting Student Health And Sustainable Cleaning


GREEN CLEANING INITIATIVES FOR HEALTHIER SCHOOLS - hs - May 2016
Measuring Green Cleaning Milestones


2016 REPORT ON THE BSC MARKET - cp - April 2016
Building Service Contractors Maintains Optimism In Market - Member Content


STARTING ANEW - cp - April 2016
Jason Lee Has Big Plans For His New Company, Lee Building Maintenance


- cp - September 2015
More Than A Building Service Contractor


ISSA/INTERCLEAN RETURNS TO SIN CITY - cp - September 2015
Las Vegas Welcomes Building Service Contractors for ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2015


- cp - September 2015
Building Service Contractors Welcome Bill Rancic, Eric Chester As Keynote Speakers


50 YEARS OF HISTORY - cp - August 2015
1960s: National Association Of Building Service Contractors Gets Its Start


THERE AND BACK AGAIN - cp - June 2015
Jordan Tong Returns Home To Lead Frantz Building Services


- news - 7/8/2015
USGBC Announces New Alignment with CALGreen For LEED Projects


- cp - February 2015
New FSSI Could Affect 2,500 Building Service Contractors


BSCAI ORLANDO - cp - October 2014
BSCAI Annual Convention Co-locates With ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2014


BSCAI ORLANDO - cp - October 2014
Education At Building Service Contractors Association International Convention


GETTING INSIDE YOUR CUSTOMER'S HEAD - cp - August 2014
From Facility Manager To Building Service Contractor


- cp - August 2014
What Facilities Managers Want From Their Cleaning Providers


- cp - August 2014
Facility Managers Rank Value Over A Low Price For Cleaning


- cp - August 2014
Customers More Likely To Hire A BSC With A Cleaning Certification


HEALTHCARE CLEANING - cp - June 2014
Healthcare Markets Provide Opportunities for BSCs


FLOOR EQUIPMENT PURCHASING - cp - June 2014
BSCs Weigh In On One of Their Biggest Investments — Floor Equipment


FLOOR EQUIPMENT PURCHASING - cp - April 2014
Buying Floor Machines From Distributors Vs. Direct


FLOOR EQUIPMENT PURCHASING - cp - April 2014
Should BSCs Rent or Lease Floor Care Machines?


CALCULATE THE RIGHT PRICE - cp - April 2014
Workload Analysis Starts With Measuring Cleanable Space


CALCULATE THE RIGHT PRICE - cp - April 2014
BSCs Invest In Workloading Software, Education


IN THE FIELD: WINDOW CARE - cp - February 2014
Reduce Worker Injuries With Water-fed Cleaning Poles


IN THE FIELD: WINDOW CARE - cp - February 2014
Purified Water Leaves Windows Streak-free


IN THE FIELD: WINDOW CARE - cp - February 2014
Automatic Window Cleaning Systems Save Time and Money


IN THE FIELD: WINDOW CARE - cp - February 2014
Clean Glass Faster With Self-climbing Window Washer Tools


COVER STORY: ARE FACILITY MANAGEMENT COMPANIES TAKING OVER THE WORLD? - cp - February 2014
More Buildings Are Outsourcing Facility Operations


COVER STORY: ARE FACILITY MANAGEMENT COMPANIES TAKING OVER THE WORLD? - cp - February 2014
Avoiding Third-party Cleaning Contracts


COVER STORY: ARE FACILITY MANAGEMENT COMPANIES TAKING OVER THE WORLD? - cp - February 2014
BSCs Join Forces With Facility Management Firms


COVER STORY: ARE FACILITY MANAGEMENT COMPANIES TAKING OVER THE WORLD? - cp - February 2014
Branding BSCs As Valuable Cleaning Experts


COVER STORY: ARE FACILITY MANAGEMENT COMPANIES TAKING OVER THE WORLD? - cp - February 2014
Make Cleaning Professional


IN THE FIELD: PROLONGING BATTERY LIFE IN FLOOR EQUIPMENT - cp - February 2014
Avoid Cleaning Downtime With Regular Battery Maintenance


IN THE FIELD: PROLONGING BATTERY LIFE IN FLOOR EQUIPMENT - cp - February 2014
Flooded Batteries Top AGM, Gel Types


IN THE FIELD: PROLONGING BATTERY LIFE IN FLOOR EQUIPMENT - cp - February 2014
Cleaning Battery Terminals


IN THE FIELD: PROLONGING BATTERY LIFE IN FLOOR EQUIPMENT - cp - February 2014
Don't Forget To Water Your Batteries


IN THE FIELD: PROLONGING BATTERY LIFE IN FLOOR EQUIPMENT - cp - February 2014
Charging Lead Acid Batteries


IN THE FIELD: PROLONGING BATTERY LIFE IN FLOOR EQUIPMENT - cp - February 2014
Additional Battery Maintenance Tips


IN THE FIELD: WINTERTIME PRESENTS FLOOR CLEANING CHALLENGES - cp - November 2013
Developing A Winter Floor Care Program


IN THE FIELD: WINTERTIME PRESENTS FLOOR CLEANING CHALLENGES - cp - November 2013
The Key To Protecting Floors Is Proper Matting


IN THE FIELD: WINTERTIME PRESENTS FLOOR CLEANING CHALLENGES - cp - November 2013
Maintain Floors By Increasing Cleaning Frequency


IN THE FIELD: WINTERTIME PRESENTS FLOOR CLEANING CHALLENGES - cp - November 2013
Scrubbing And Stripping: Sprucing Up Floors For Spring


BSC PROFILE: LEADING BY EXAMPLE - cp - November 2013
Paul Greenland Leads Aetna Building Maintenance Into A New Era


BSC PROFILE: LEADING BY EXAMPLE - cp - November 2013
From Washing Floors To Aetna Company President


BSC PROFILE: LEADING BY EXAMPLE - cp - November 2013
'Think Green, Think Aetna'


BSC PROFILE: LEADING BY EXAMPLE - cp - November 2013
Aetna Reinvents Itself As A Facility Maintenance Organization


IN THE FIELD: BEST PRACTICES FOR GROUT CLEANING - cp - November 2013
Prevent Grout Cleaning Mistakes


IN THE FIELD: BEST PRACTICES FOR GROUT CLEANING - cp - November 2013
Grout Cleaning Tips


IN THE FIELD: BEST PRACTICES FOR GROUT CLEANING - cp - November 2013
Removing Odor From Floor Grout


IN THE FIELD: BEST PRACTICES FOR GROUT CLEANING - cp - November 2013
Grout Cleaning Tools


SUSTAINABILITY: LEED V4 - cp - November 2013
LEED Gets A Makeover


SUSTAINABILITY: LEED V4 - cp - November 2013
Green Cleaning Loses LEED EBOM Credit


SUSTAINABILITY: LEED V4 - cp - November 2013
LEED EBOM v4 Expands Green Cleaning Prerequisite


SUSTAINABILITY: LEED V4 - cp - November 2013
75 Percent of LEED Cleaning Product Purchases Must Be Green


SUSTAINABILITY: LEED V4 - cp - November 2013
Additional LEED EBOM v4 Updates


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: VACUUMS - cp - November 2013
Must-have Vacuum Attachments


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: VACUUMS - cp - November 2013
Increase Cleaning Efficiency With Backpack Vacuums


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: VACUUMS - cp - November 2013
Foot Traffic, Floor Surface Dictate Vacuum Cleaning Frequencies


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: VACUUMS - cp - November 2013
Are Extra Vacuum Features Worth The Cost?


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: VACUUMS - cp - November 2013
Reap The Benefits of Ergonomic Vacuums


IN THE FIELD: UPHOLSTERY CARE - cp - October 2013
BSCs Add Lucrative Upholstery Cleaning Services


IN THE FIELD: UPHOLSTERY CARE - cp - October 2013
Know Your Fibers Before Launching Commercial Upholstery Business


IN THE FIELD: UPHOLSTERY CARE - cp - October 2013
Hot-water Extraction Popular Method For Upholstery Cleaning


IN THE FIELD: UPHOLSTERY CARE - cp - October 2013
Upholstery Care Includes Cubicles, Office Furniture


IN THE FIELD: FLOOR CARE - cp - October 2013
Concrete Flooring Regains Popularity


IN THE FIELD: PAMPER TENANTS WITH LUXURY FOAM HAND SOAPS - cp - August 2013
Feel The Difference With High Quality Foam Hand Soap


IN THE FIELD: PAMPER TENANTS WITH LUXURY FOAM HAND SOAPS - cp - August 2013
Boost Hygiene — And Your Business — With Luxurious Hand Soaps


UPCLOSE: CLEANING IS NOT THE SAME AS DISINFECTING - cp - August 2013
Disinfecting For Health


UPCLOSE: CLEANING IS NOT THE SAME AS DISINFECTING - cp - August 2013
Establishing Cleaning and Disinfecting Frequencies In Contracts


UPCLOSE: CLEANING IS NOT THE SAME AS DISINFECTING - cp - August 2013
Getting Building Occupants Involved In Office Cleanliness


SUSTAINABILITY STANDS OUT - cp - August 2013
Creating Sustainable Cleaning Bids


SUSTAINABILITY STANDS OUT - cp - August 2013
Embracing Sustainable Practices In Business


- cp - August 2013
Quantify Sustainability Solutions


SUSTAINABILITY STANDS OUT - cp - August 2013
Seal The Deal With Cleaning Case Studies


SUSTAINABILITY: THE NEW LEED BRINGS CHANGE - sm - August 2013
U.S. Green Building Council Updates LEED Cleaning Requirements


SUSTAINABILITY: THE NEW LEED BRINGS CHANGE - sm - August 2013
New LEED v4 Green Cleaning Points and Requirements


SUSTAINABILITY: THE NEW LEED BRINGS CHANGE - sm - August 2013
Stricter Requirements for LEED Credit


SUSTAINABILITY: THE NEW LEED BRINGS CHANGE - sm - August 2013
LEED Eligible Equipment And More


SUSTAINABILITY: THE NEW LEED BRINGS CHANGE - sm - August 2013
Distributors Important Role in LEED v4 Certification


UPCLOSE: MATTING FOR THE ENTIRE FACILITY - sm - August 2013
Reduce Injuries and Labor Costs With Building Floor Mats


UPCLOSE: MATTING FOR THE ENTIRE FACILITY - sm - August 2013
Maintaining Commercial Floor Matting


ONE MAN VS. THE UNION - cp - August 2013
Indianapolis BSC Becomes Target Of SEIU Corporate Campaign


ONE MAN VS. THE UNION - cp - August 2013
Bego Begins His Career In The Building Service Industry


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: FLOOR EQUIPMENT CONCERNS - cp - August 2013
How To Spot Green Floor Maintenance Equipment


LEFT OUT IN THE COLD - sm - August 2013
Standards For Green Ice Melt Are Lacking


IN THE FIELD: ERGONOMIC MOPPING EQUIPMENT AND TECHNIQUE - cp - June 2013
Reduce Injuries With Ergonomic Mops


CLEANING TAKES CENTER STAGE - cp - June 2013
Cleaning ‘Nowville’ — Stewart Secures Tennessee's Sacred Institutions And Up-And-Coming Spaces


CLEANING TAKES CENTER STAGE - cp - June 2013
Back To The Music Business — Sort Of


CLEANING TAKES CENTER STAGE - cp - June 2013
After A Sour Note, A Second Chance At Success


- cp - June 2013
Passing It On: Major Commercial Cleaning Offers Employees A Path To Success


- news - 6/3/2013
Aetna Invests in Green Community Projects


HOSPITAL-GRADE CLEANING PAYS OFF IN ANY MARKET - cp - April 2013
Tailoring Infection Control Programs to the Market


- news - 5/1/2013
Diversey BSC Sales Team Earn ISSA CIMS Certified Expert Status


ON THE MONEY - sm - April 2013
Dilution Control Supports Green Initiatives


THE SOCIAL NETWORK - cp - April 2013
BSCs Tap Into Social Media to Attract Talent


THE SOCIAL NETWORK - cp - April 2013
Hire Cleaning Professionals Faster with Social Recruiting


THE SOCIAL NETWORK - cp - April 2013
Privacy Paradox: Understanding Social Media Law


COMMERCIAL HAND DRYERS IN HIGH DEMAND - sm - April 2013
With Improved Technology Hand Dryers Capture New Markets


- news - 4/23/2013
NISSCO Expands ISSA CIMS I.C.E. Workshop


PREVENT SLIPS AND FALLS AS A VALUE-ADDED SERVICE - sm - April 2013
Revised OSHA Walkway Requirements on the Horizon


- cp - February 2013
Embracing Service Tracking Software Takes Time
Employees must be trained and comfortable with the technology

- cp - February 2013
Janitorial Inspection Software Gives Held’s Janitorial an Edge
BSCs use janitorial inspection software to streamline business and improve customer relations

- cp - February 2013
BSCs Improve Business with Cleaning Inspection Software Programs
Provides owners, customers with valuable data and solutions

- news - 3/8/2013
Cascades Tissue Plant Expansion Receives LEED Gold Certification


- news - 1/23/2013
Jerry Yudelson Joins HFI and HHI Advisory Boards


- hs - November 2012
Building Trust Between Distributors and Facility Executives
Building trust and better distributor relationships pays big dividends for custodial organizations

- news - 11/1/2012
Cardinal Building Maintenance Opens Indianapolis Office


- news - 9/21/2012
Green Building Councils Celebrate World Green Building Week


- news - 3/22/2012
Aspen Building Services Introduces Aspen Nano Division


- news - 8/31/2011
National Clean Energy Summit 4.0 Addresses Efficient Buildings


- news - 8/22/2011
States Powering New, Innovative Green Building Policy


- cp - April 2011
Photo Slideshow: Servicing LEED & Green Facilities


- cp - April 2011
Cardinal's Kismet
How Jim DeGrado, president of Cardinal Building Maintenance, helped his company realize its green cleaning destiny

AROUND THE INDUSTRY - sm - October 2010
Green Buildings Improve Occupant Health


UP CLOSE: CLEANERS & DISINFECTANTS - sm - October 2010
Cleaning Around Sensitive Populations
Schools, healthcare facilities and even office buildings house vulnerable occupants that can be adversely affected by harsh chemicals

COVER STORY - sm - October 2009
Green Update


FROM THE EDITOR - sm - October 2009
Overwhelmed By Green?


GREEN NEWS - sm - October 2009
Productivity Increases In Green Buildings


- news - 7/29/2009
Higher Ed. Bill Contains Money for 'Green Schools'


- news - 12/29/2008
Look For Green To Explode In 2009


- news - 9/23/2008
Build Green Schools From The Ground Up


- news - 8/5/2008
Strict Green Building Codes Become Law in San Francisco


IN THE NEWS - sm - August 2008
Green Legislation Passed In Boston, California And Missouri


NEWSBRIEFS - cp - August 2008
Green Legislation Passed From Coast To Coast


EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW - cp - August 2008
Executive Interview: Don Zerivitz
Reaping the rewards of financial transparency

- news - 7/31/2008
California To Require Green Building On New Construction


- news - 5/27/2008
Despite Shaky Housing Market, Green Building Surges


NEWSBRIEFS - cp - March 2008
Janitors Campaign For Better Wages, Improved Health Insurance


- news - 11/15/2007
Chicago Bumps Up Green Initiatives


COVER STORY - sm - November 2007
Anatomy Of A Purchase
How sophisticated is the purchasing process? A look at how end users buy

NEWSBRIEFS - cp - October 2007
LEED Certification: Ohio Schools Aim For Green Buildings


- news - 9/21/2007
EPA Announces Green Building Design Competition Winners


- news - 9/19/2007
Wal-Mart Pledges To Go Green


- news - 8/31/2007
NY Sets Standards for Green Buildings


- news - 7/13/2007
Colleges Consider 'Green' To Get The Edge


- news - 7/10/2007
Green Building A First On Capitol Hill


- news - 7/9/2007
Green-minded Tourists Finding More Options


- news - 7/6/2007
USGBC Hits 10,000 Member Mark


GREEN CLEANING - cp - July 2007
LEED Continues To Open Doors For BSCs
Keeping current with new LEED certifications can prove advantageous

- news - 6/27/2007
Sustainability and Green Buildings Embraced by the Health Care Industry


- news - 6/26/2007
Green Roofs Become Trend


- news - 5/3/2007
Study Reveals that Green is Here to Stay


- news - 4/11/2007
Building: Hoteliers Growing Green Properties


- news - 4/5/2007
Green Cleaning: Some Predict that Green is the New Black


- news - 2/5/2007
Building: Green Movement Goes Mainstream


- news - 1/29/2007
Green Schools the Hottest Market for Green Building


- news - 1/26/2007
Green Heads to Sin City


- news - 12/21/2006
Building: Boston is First in Nation to Require Green


BUSINESS MANUAL: ON THE SALES SIDE - sm - October 2006
Earn Business By Earning Trust


- news - 9/18/2006
Green Cleaning: New Schools Push for Green Building


EDITOR'S NOTE - sm - April 2006
Katrina Rebuilding Requires Distributors


COVER STORY - sm - March 2004
Green’s Growing Reach
The quest for facility sustainability, and its impact on jan/san distribution

EDITOR'S NOTE - hs - March 2004
Editor's Note