Business Management

millennial workers

Appealing to millennial workers in the 2020s

Knowing how to cater to the needs of all ages of employees is key to a cleaning or restoration company's success.
LEED

6 changes in LEED and the future of green cleaning

Later this year, U.S. Green Building Council members will be voting on six changes to LEED cleaning credits.
GBAC STAR Destination

GBAC STAR launches Destination program

The program allows municipalities, tourism bureaus, and destination marketing organizations to demonstrate dedication to building healthier, safer, and more confident communities.
cleaning professionals

Prioritizing the safety of cleaning professionals

Now more than ever, cleaning workers need to know that their employers are taking their safety seriously.
fire protection

Digitizing fire protection for facility inspections

With fire equipment, the biggest culprit for non-compliance issues usually involves obstructions blocking fire extinguishers and hoses from view.
cleaning workers

Keeping cleaning workers happy and motivated

Like so many industries, many building service and cleaning contractors have reported recent difficulties in finding new workers.
dusting

Why dusting is hazard protection, not just housekeeping

Recognizing the dangers of combustible dust accumulations will help to ensure the prevention of explosions.
CleanBC

10 ways the cleaning industry can fight climate change

The threat posed by climate change keeps growing, as do the warnings of its dire consequences, but what can the cleaning industry do?
facility managers

Facility managers & a cleaner experience

Open communication from management and staff will be key to normalizing new and fast-evolving cleaning procedures.
healthcare facilities

Healthcare facilities management market to grow extensively

Contributing factors include an increase in the occurrence of chronic diseases, rising global healthcare expenses, and increasing medical tourism.
reopening facilities

4 tips for reopening facilities

Commercial cleaning company OpenWorks offers advice for reopening facilities.
planning

Edmonton becomes first Canadian GBAC STAR-accredited destination

Explore Edmonton has secured the biorisk certification.
plexiglass

Just how effective is plexiglass?

Experts suggest plexiglass is not a hugely effective standalone COVID-19 transmission prevention measure.
net zero

Reaching net zero in the age of COVID-19

Optimizing ventilation and air handling systems is key to achieving net zero energy performance goals.
Bell Centre

Bell Centre becomes first Canadian hockey arena to achieve GBAC STAR accreditation

The home of the Montreal Canadiens is the latest notable milestone for the program in Canada.
PPE

Blocking the flushing of PPE

During the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a notable and problematic increase in PPE being flushed into sewer systems.
HVAC air conveyance systems

COVID-19 and HVAC systems

Cleaning and disinfecting HVAC air conveyance systems has never been more critical.