Recreational

COVID-19 transmission

Tips to prevent COVID-19 transmission in sport and recreation facilities

It is crucial to evaluate the environment of these facilties and implement measures that mitigate the risk of transmission.
carpet cleanliness

How carpet cleanliness creates confidence

83 per cent of respondents to a new Whittaker/Harris Poll survey say well-maintained carpet improves their confidence in a facility.
entertainment venues

5 steps to safer & healthier entertainment venues

As live sports and entertainment return, managers of venues are faced with an assortment of safety and cleanliness challenges.
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.
GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation

GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation continues to saturate Canada

The program is gathering pace north of the border, as everything from hotels to arenas to convention centres secure accreditation.
TCU Place

Saskatoon’s TCU Place achieves GBAC STAR facility accreditation

The convention centre had previously committed to the accreditation in the second half of 2020.
stadium cleaning

Large facilities face huge challenges

Large-scale facilities face specific difficulties during the pandemic with operations like stadium cleaning a massive undertaking.
NHL bubble

Cleaning within the NHL bubble

Scandinavian Building Services rose to the challenge of keeping things clean, safe, and healthy in the Western Conference NHL bubble.
airline cleaning

Airline cleaning methods can be effective elsewhere during COVID-19

New and enhanced airline cleaning and disinfection has been tested with a focus on infection control, and the results have been positive.
GBAC STAR Winnipeg Hyatt

Dozens more facilities achieve GBAC STAR™ accreditation

The Hyatt House WPG South in Winnipeg is among dozens of locations worldwide that have recently achieved GBAC STAR accreditation.
MLB Lysol partnership

Major League Baseball partners with Lysol for cleaner stadiums

The MLB Lysol partnership will involve utilizing microbiologists and germ-kill experts to boost ongoing disinfection practices in ballparks.
GBAC STAR accreditation

ISSA’s GBAC STAR accreditation success is a sign of a cleaner world

The GBAC STAR accreditation was only launched in spring but has already seen huge uptake from facilities around the world.
Canada's Best Restroom

Alberta’s Westview RV Park crowned Canada’s Best Restroom 2020

The public voted Westview RV Park as the best public washroom in Canada, earning it a Cintas UltraClean™ restroom cleaning service and $2,500 in Cintas facility services.
BC Place

Vancouver’s BC Place first Canadian stadium to achieve GBAC STAR accreditation

Vancouver's BC Place Stadium has become the first stadium in Canada to achieve global GBAC STAR accreditation.
GBAC STAR

Exhibition Place becomes first Canadian venue to achieve GBAC STAR accreditation

Exhibition Place in Toronto has become the first Canadian venue to earn global GBAC STAR™ Facility Accreditation.
cleaning with microfibre mop

Microfibre mops: A laundry list of questions

Effective cleaning of high-touch surfaces and floors in healthcare facilities requires proper cleaning tools like microfibre mops.
bacteria corrosion

Reopening buildings face bacteria, corrosion issues

As buildings are reopened, inactive plumbing lines may cause bacteria and corrosion problems that lead to additional issues beyond the spread of coronavirus.