Effective cleaning of high-touch surfaces and floors in healthcare facilities requires proper cleaning tools like microfibre mops.
The new GBAC STAR accreditation program is taking the complication and uncertainty out of reopening large Canadian commercial facilities.
Like humans, living walls might be overdue for a trim, but few are imperilled in the now largely empty surroundings of commercial and institutional buildings.
Waste equipment and services that can process and organize vast amounts of data help inform sustainable practices throughout the facility.
The goal of the standard is to provide schools with a tool that will help them measure and monitor the effectiveness of the cleaning processes.
Rubber floors require specialized care to keep them looking and performing at their best. In fact, maintenance requirements are often underestimated.
A green cleaning program is about more than simply using ‘green’ products.
Regularly inspecting the irrigation system and making any necessary fixes or upgrades is the best way to ensure as little water is being used.
The list of active ingredients used in disinfectants is lengthy and full of trade-offs.
Companies across North America have been testing cleaning robots for the past few years, but the turning point may have been last fall.
Steps facility managers can take to help keep communities safe and reduce their risk profile.
Today’s interiors are even more dependent on sound masking for speech privacy and noise control.
It’s been quite a journey for two University of Waterloo Engineering graduates who dreamed of creating an autonomous robot company.
Now in operation for more than six decades, Sunshine Building Maintenance Inc. is one of the largest privately owned cleaning companies in Ontario.
A good or bad experience on a person’s first visit to a building can be the difference between a returning client or a lost opportunity. An opinion is formed within seconds of an individual walking through your doors and the scent that greets their nostrils will go a long way to deciding whether that opinion is positive or negative.
Copper alloys used more in hospitals to help fight health-care acquired infections, aren’t as prevalent in non-traditional spaces where germs also spread.
There’s no missing the Fairmont Royal York when flying over Toronto, pulling into Union Station on one of the main train lines or travelling into downtown.