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asbestos

Existing asbestos stockpile raises concerns

Although Canada is finally banning asbestos-containing products for good by 2018, the government hasn’t yet clarified issues related to existing asbestos.
facility maintenance

Winter conditions challenge facility maintenance

In heavy winter conditions, facility maintenance should include the application of ice melt to key walkways.
Energy efficient

Reducing maintenance costs with energy efficiency

Simple energy efficient measures in a facility can significantly lower costs related to maintenance and operations.
green cleaning

Planning green cleaning programs in schools

Educational facilities are embracing green cleaning programs, where such use is pertinent because children are more vulnerable to environmental exposures.
custodians in Ontario

How custodians can prep before students return

August is especially busy for custodians who have to begin preparing healthy and clean school before students return.
Cleaning Supplies

Share spaces, not germs, in collaborative offices

The new collaborative office seems to be the answer to improved productivity and innovation; however, it introduces new issues of office cleanliness.