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SUSTAINABILITY AND ESG STUDY January 2023
Survey Outlines BSC/Facility Sustainability and ESG Goals














8/30/2022
SG360 Joins NSA


8/22/2022
BOMI Names New CEO




LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL June 2022
2022 BSC Market Report Shows Promising Industry Trends












BSCAI MEMBER NEWS October 2021
New Technologies Don’t Leave BSCs In The Dust


BSCAI WINS BIG IN VEGAS October 2021
Contracting Success Highlights Education









FACES OF THE FRONTLINE June 2021
Faces Of The Frontline Honors Hermenegildo Cruz







A SIMPLE TELEMARKETING SCRIPT April 2021
What To Say When Cold Calling Customers




FROM THE EDITOR: SUSTAINABILITY CAN STILL SHINE April 2021
Promote Green Cleaning On Earth Day














EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS: JOHN LEIFERMAN, CEO OF TEAM SOFTWARE October 2020
TEAM Software CEO Discusses Industry Trends


11/25/2020
BSC Promotes Four




FACES OF THE FRONTLINE October 2020
Maria Marquez Latest Face Of The Frontline





BUILDING A TEAM October 2020
Building Bryco Facility Services


BUILDING A TEAM October 2020
Creating A Team Of Strong Leaders


BUILDING A TEAM October 2020
Bryco Tackles Challenges As A Team




WINNING THE BID August 2020
Repeatable Processes For Securing Clients




POSITIONING BSCS FOR PANDEMIC SALES August 2020
Avoiding Predatory Business During Outbreak


BSCAI MEMBER NEWS August 2020
Contracting Conversations Podcast Launches



OPTIMIZING FLOOR CARE August 2020
Keys To A Successful Floor Care Program


REGISTER FOR VIRTUAL CONTRACTING SUCCESS+ CONFERENCE August 2020
BSCAI Conference Goes Virtual



CREATING AN IDEAL CUSTOMER PROFILE August 2020
Decide Who And Who Not To Sell To


FACES OF THE FRONTLINE August 2020
California Janitor Excels With Team-Oriented Approach


FROM THE EDITOR August 2020
First Impressions Key To Facility Reopening




OPTIMIZING CLEANING PROPOSALS June 2020
Building Safety Emphasized For BSCs











BSCAI'S COMMERCIAL CLEANING RESOURCES FOR COVID-19 April 2020
BSCAI's Commercial Cleaning Resources For COVID-19


FIGHTING A PANDEMIC April 2020
How COVID-19 Has BSCs Scrambling



FACES OF THE FRONTLINE April 2020
Laine Noah Leads Through Unprompted Contributions







CLEAN BUILDINGS EXPO RETURNS TO BALTIMORE February 2020
Clean Buildings Expo To Offer Expanded Education Sessions
Clean Buildings Expo highlights education, product information and networking for facility cleaning managers.









FIVE TIPS FOR BETTER BIDS November 2019
Accurate Bidding And Estimating Key To Bottomline Growth




GOOGLE GOES WITH GREEN CLEANING November 2019
Google's Green Cleaning Initiative Started Out Rough




A LESS TOXIC APPROACH TO INFECTION CONTROL November 2019
Cleaning And Disinfecting Must Be Done In Two Steps




SHOULD JANITORS RECEIVE RAISES EACH YEAR? October 2019
When To Give Janitors High Wages


PROTECTING CLIENTS DURING COLD AND FLU SEASON October 2019
How To Start An Infection Control Program




BACK TO VEGAS FOR BSCAI October 2019
Annual BSCAI Event Boasts Meaningful Education



PULLING THE PLUG October 2019
Embrace Cordless Vacuum Cleaners











ESTABLISHING STAFF ENGAGEMENT September 2019
Six Steps To Successful Staff Engagement


THE POWER OF PEER GROUPS August 2019
With Peer Groups, BSCs Don't Go It Alone


CLEANING ON THE FIRST SHIFT August 2019
Vacuum Helps Make The Switch To Day Cleaning





SHOULD YOU ‘CRUSH’ YOUR COMPETITION? August 2019
Support Your Industry 'Rivals'








DISINFECT FASTER WITH ELECTROSTATIC TECHNOLOGY June 2019
Electrostatic Sprayers Reduce Sickness, Save Time


BE AN ELITE BSC June 2019
Can Cleaning Accounts Be Too Small?






TIME TO EMBRACE DASHBOARD SOFTWARE June 2019
Fix Flaws With Business Intelligence Dashboard Software



INDUSTRY STATISTICS April 2019
2019 Building Service Contractor Market Report



FACES OF THE FRONTLINE April 2019
Chicago Janitor Keeps Coworkers, Customers Happy




FROM THE EDITOR April 2019
Clean Buildings Expo Impresses



APPEALING TO CUSTOMERS February 2019
Why BSCs Should Embrace Sustainability


CLEAN BUILDINGS EXPO SET TO DEBUT IN BALTIMORE February 2019
Free Industry Trade Show Nears



NEW YEAR, NEW LEADER February 2019
BSCAI President Talks Goals For 2019





HOW BSCS CAN CREATE A SCALABLE MODEL November 2018
A Blueprint To Help Business Expand


BIG SHOES TO FILL November 2018
Start Leadership Succession Planning Today


FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK November 2018
Report Helps Determine Ideal Cleaning Cost


PRESTIGIOUS HONORS November 2018
BSCAI CLEAN Awards Given To Industry Elite




FROM THE EDITOR November 2018
IoT Takes A Step Forward


PURCHASING PRIORITIES October 2018
Factors To Consider When Buying Floor Care Equipment



BUILD THE TEAM THAT WILL GROW YOUR BUSINESS September 2018
How To Form The Right Leadership Team


REDUCING SLIP-AND-FALL HAZARDS September 2018
Floor Chemical Examinations Lessen Falls



GROWING WITH THE INDUSTRY September 2018
Preparing McLemore Building Maintenance For The Future




BSCAI GOES BIG IN DALLAS September 2018
Conference Educates Building Service Contractors


NEW HOST CITY FOR ISSA SHOW September 2018
Speakers, Innovative Products Highlight ISSA Show North America





THE POWER OF PEERS August 2018
Peer-To-Peer Networking Helps Solve Issues




BOOK CLUB June 2018
Life Lessons From The Janitor





THREE WARNING SIGNS OF BAD CUSTOMERS June 2018
How Building Service Contractors Can Spot Good Clients






HIRING THE RIGHT MANAGER April 2018
Identifying Desirable Leadership Qualities


TRANSITION TO ELECTROSTATIC MACHINE PROVES SUCCESSFUL April 2018
Electrostatic Cleaning Helps Improve Business


FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK April 2018
CBE Will Bring BSCs And Facility Executives Together


VACANCY DUE TO IMMIGRATION April 2018
Turnover Would Hamper Commercial Cleaning Services








SUCCESS STARTS WITH LEAP OF FAITH February 2018
Steve Harvey Book Helps Business Leaders, BSCs "Jump" Toward Success



MEET BSCAI'S NEW LEADER FOR 2018 February 2018
A Conversation With BSCAI's New Leader For 2018


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




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







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
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
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 Credits


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




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




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?









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










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




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
March 2004