Nearly three-quarters (73 per cent) of surveyed facility managers expect to implement AR technology over the next two years.
Four solutions for a smarter, safer, and cleaner building as cleaning and maintenance is reinvented.
Assessing health, safety, and infection control risks of going back to school against the value of physical classes is a tricky balance.
The coldest temperatures often arrive in January and February, and that poses a real threat to various outdoor maintenance workers.
It’s more crucial than ever for organizations to provide clean, safe, and healthy environments for those returning to the workplace amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Although they increasingly rely on professional service providers to keep up with the complexities of compliance, owners/managers ultimately carry the responsibility for life safety and bear the brunt of enforcement.
One positive from the pandemic is a new respect for the important role professional cleaners play.
Large-scale facilities face specific difficulties during the pandemic with operations like stadium cleaning a massive undertaking.
Graffiti diminishes feelings of safety and hurts property owners’ pockets, and COVID-19 has created more tagging opportunities.
Green initiatives are more than a trend. Many industries are putting greater emphasis on ensuring products are sourced and processed in an environmentally conscious manner
The grant offers qualifying facilities a chance to help offset the costs of the GBAC STAR accreditation program and a free 6-month trial of a cleaning task management software.
Increased cleaning frequencies and heavy waste removal due to the use of more disposable commodities means the bodies of essential workers are taking a beating.
Colleges and universities are questioning how much space will be needed in the future campus, how it will be operated, and how to make our built environment more healthy, sustainable and resilient.
About 11 million people currently reside in Canada's wildland-urban interface areas, enjoying the benefits of proximity to forests and other natural features, but perhaps overlooking the perils.
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.