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FROM THE EDITOR - sm - April 2017
Changing Trends For Contract Cleaning Customers
These trends will likely cause a number of changes for end users in the next few years

WORTHY OF PRAISE - cp - November 2016
Cleaning Contractors Earn Praise From Their Own With CLEAN Awards
The BSCAI CLEAN Awards recognize outstanding achievements in the contract cleaning market

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


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


- cp - September 2016
Ergonomic Carts Prove Popular With Contract Cleaners


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


- cp - September 2016
Seminar Schedule Features Topics For Contract Cleaners


LEARN YOUR CUSTOMERS’ EXPECTATIONS - cp - August 2016
Survey: What Facility Executives Want From Contract Cleaners — Member Content


- cp - August 2016
Unique Acquisition Strategy Pays Off For Contract Cleaner


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


FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK - cp - April 2016
Meet The Contracting Profits Advisory Board


- cp - February 2016
Contract Cleaning Meets Internet Of Things


GROWING PAINS - cp - November 2015
How A Growing Contract Cleaner Can Maintain A Personal Touch


WAGE LEGISLATION AND ITS IMPACT ON CONTRACT CLEANING - cp - November 2015
What Overtime, Minimum Wage Changes Mean For Contract Cleaners


- 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
Cleaning Contractors To Hear From 'Shark Tank,' 'Tonight Show' Stars


- 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


- cp - August 2015
1970s: Cleaning Contractors Create World Congress


HOW DO YOUR CLEANING FREQUENCIES STACK UP? - cp - August 2015
What Facility Executives Expect From Cleaning Contractors - Member Content


LOW-MOISTURE CLEANING REDUCES THE NEED FOR HOT-WATER EXTRACTION - cp - August 2015
Contract Cleaners Find Low-Moisture Methods Effective For Interim Carpet Care, Maintenance


LANDING SCHOOL ACCOUNTS - cp - April 2015
How Contract Cleaners Can Stand Out In The Education Market


MAJOR CHANGE COMING TO FEDERAL MARKET - cp - February 2015
Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative Targets Government Contractors


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


- cp - February 2015
Status Of Government Cleaning Contracts


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
Facility Managers Rank Value Over A Low Price For Cleaning


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


- news - 9/11/2014
OSHA Violators Will Find it Harder to do Biz with Feds


LABOR AND THE LAW - cp - June 2014
How The Americans With Disabilities Act Affects Contract Cleaners


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


CAPITOL GAINS, DISTRIBUTOR LOSSES - sm - May 2014
GSA Proposes Changes To JanSan Requisition Channels


CAPITOL GAINS, DISTRIBUTOR LOSSES - sm - May 2014
What Is The Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative?


CAPITOL GAINS, DISTRIBUTOR LOSSES - sm - May 2014
JanSan Vendors Face Tough Blanket Purchase Agreement Eligibility Requirements


CAPITOL GAINS, DISTRIBUTOR LOSSES - sm - May 2014
Critics Question JanSan FSSI's Benefits


- cp - April 2014
Contract Cleaning Can Be An Attractive Career


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


- cp - November 2013
Independent Contractor Definition For Cleaning Companies


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


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


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


HEALTHCARE CLEANING - cp - June 2013
Building Healthcare Cleaning Services


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


HOSPITAL-GRADE CLEANING PAYS OFF IN ANY MARKET - cp - April 2013
BSCs Expand Infection Control Services


- news - 5/3/2013
Betco Announces New Agreement


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


- 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 - 12/17/2012
Workers Lose Battle, And Jobs, As Airport Contract Changes Hands


- news - 12/3/2012
City Contract Investigation Sparked By Janitorial Union


- cp - April 2012
Subcontracting Pest Control Services
When diversifying into pest control, BSCs may want to consider partnering with a local pest management company

- cp - June 2011
One-Stop Shop: Diversifying Services
BSCs are realizing new income streams by introducing a wide array of services: from grounds care and pest control to restoration and security

- sm - June 2011
Selling To The Government
Distributors can create new revenue streams by targeting government accounts

COVER STORY - cp - October 2010
Underground Economy
Illegal subcontracting and worker misclassification: the cleaning industry's dirty little secrets

REGARDING... - cp - August 2009
Diversification: The Market Is Ready, But Are You?


FEATURE - cp - April 2009
SEIU To Renegotiate For Full-Time Positions


DIVERSIFICATION - cp - March 2009
Window cleaning can be a profitable add-on service


- news - 5/13/2008
Los Angeles Janitors Reach Contract Agreement


DIVERSIFICATION - cp - May 2008
Diversify Services According To Facility Manager Needs
Being in tune with the outsourcing needs of customers helps BSCs diversify for success

COVER STORY - hs - April 2008
Fighting The Good Fight
Five Tips On How Custodial Managers Can Combat The Outsourcing Threat

- news - 3/25/2008
Contract Cleaning Expected to Grow


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

- news - 9/17/2007
Contract Cleaning Report Released


- news - 9/6/2007
School Privatization on the Rise


- news - 9/5/2007
Contractors Pushed Towards Green


BUSINESSCENTER - cp - September 2007
Raising Prices Without Losing Customers


- news - 8/30/2007
Governor Pushes to Privatize Housekeeping Jobs


- news - 6/25/2007
Michigan Schools Find Solution to Minimal State Funding


- news - 6/18/2007
Does the End of the School Year Mean the End of a Job?


- news - 6/1/2007
Lack of Contract Puts Hundreds of Janitors on the Street


- news - 5/15/2007
Contractor: Small Businesses Win with New House Bill


- news - 4/12/2007
Contractors: Canadian Government Moves To Improve Fairness Under Government Contracts


- news - 3/29/2007
Trade Show: BSCAI Breaks Attendance Record


- news - 3/28/2007
Contractors: Attorney General Barred Janitors from State Facilities


- news - 3/20/2007
California City To Require Contractors To Check Workers' Status


- news - 3/8/2007
State Contractor Banned for Using Illegal Workers


- news - 2/26/2007
Contractors: Research Report Reveals 15 Percent of Companies Now Outsourcing Facility Services


- news - 1/30/2007
School Regrets Decision to Outsource


- news - 1/26/2007
Outsource: Contractors Settle Into New Surroundings


- news - 1/24/2007
Union: Debate Over Contractor's Unfair Labor Practices


- news - 1/15/2007
Outsourcing a Trend in Michigan


- news - 12/14/2006
Contractor: ABM Industries Authorizes Buyback of Company Stock


- news - 11/29/2006
Contractor: ServiceMaster For Sale?


SALES - cp - November 2006
Renegotiating Contracts
Maintain strong customer ties and manage expectations for successful renegotiation

- news - 10/16/2006
Cleaning Contractor Honored with Prestigious Award


- news - 9/15/2006
Union: Mall Janitors Strike to Defend Civil Rights Under Attack by Unscrupulous Contractors


- news - 9/5/2006
Contractors: Some Cleaners Aren't Ready for School


- news - 8/16/2006
ABM to Receive $80M in Insurance Payout


- news - 8/8/2006
Green Cleaning: Contractors Change Cleaning Objectives


- news - 7/5/2006
Wal-Mart Settlement Has Repercussions For Employers


- news - 6/19/2006
Rating System Improves Schools Cleanliness


- news - 6/19/2006
Immigrants Value their Jobs as Janitors


- news - 6/12/2006
Contractors Make Immigration Difficult to Track


MARKETPLACE - cp - January 2005
Government Contracts: Cleaning for Uncle Sam
More government facilities are outsourcing services, but does your company qualify?

COVER STORY - cp - July 2004
Illegal Subcontracting: Bad Apples
Illegal subcontracting's continuing impact on the BSC industry

- cp - March 2004
Sub-Plots: Successful Subcontracting
Story Lines Behind Successful Subcontracting

EDITORIAL - cp - March 2004
A Second Look At Subcontracting