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SUSTAINABILITY’S IMPACT ON OCCUPANT WELLNESS – November 2017
Building Operations Supports Human Health And Wellness


SUSTAINABILITY’S IMPACT ON OCCUPANT WELLNESS – November 2017
Cleaning Standards That Focus On Wellness


SUSTAINABILITY’S IMPACT ON OCCUPANT WELLNESS – November 2017
Cleaning That Limits Toxic Exposure


PROVIDING EXTRA PROTECTION AGAINST VIRUSES AND BACTERIA – September 2017
Case Study: Electrostatic Sprayer Provides Complete Surface Disinfection



FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK – 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 – 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



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


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


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





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









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





HEALTHCARE CLEANING – June 2014
Healthcare Markets Provide Opportunities for BSCs



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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


SUSTAINABILITY: LEED V4 – November 2013
LEED Gets A Makeover


SUSTAINABILITY: LEED V4 – November 2013
Green Cleaning Loses LEED EBOM Credit


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


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


SUSTAINABILITY: LEED V4 – November 2013
Additional LEED EBOM v4 Updates


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


SUSTAINABILITY STANDS OUT – August 2013
Creating Sustainable Cleaning Bids


SUSTAINABILITY STANDS OUT – August 2013
Embracing Sustainable Practices In Business



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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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



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


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




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




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



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


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



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


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

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

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



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







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

AROUND THE INDUSTRY – October 2010
Green Buildings Improve Occupant Health


UP CLOSE: CLEANERS & DISINFECTANTS – 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 – October 2009
Green Update


FROM THE EDITOR – October 2009
Overwhelmed By Green?


GREEN NEWS – October 2009
Productivity Increases In Green Buildings








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





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









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


– 6/26/2007
Green Roofs Become Trend







– 1/26/2007
Green Heads to Sin City



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



EDITOR'S NOTE – April 2006
Katrina Rebuilding Requires Distributors


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

EDITOR'S NOTE – March 2004
Editor's Note