As temperatures drop, buildings are vulnerable to pests looking for food and shelter from the outdoor elements.
Social distancing and reduced capacities have emboldened pests and created additional challenges for facilities.
Historically, there have been two strategies to address the safety concerns with using UV-C light to disinfect air in occupied spaces.
As restrictions lift and foot traffic increases, the American Cleaning Institute’s Brian Sansoni says it’s time to go back to basics.
ServiceMaster Clean is focusing on education in pursuit of new standards of hygiene.
A University of Guelph study found the risk of exposure from high-touch surfaces in grocery stores is low if recommended protocols are followed.
83 per cent of respondents to a new Whittaker/Harris Poll survey say well-maintained carpet improves their confidence in a facility.
Yorkdale is the latest Canadian facility to achieve the certification, which indicates that best infection prevention practices are in place.
Fitwel and the Center for Active Design, in collaboration with industry leaders such as QuadReal Property Group, are at the forefront of meeting evolving demands for health and wellness in commercial real estate in Canada.
Enhancing cleaning, disinfection, and communication is critically important within real estate at a time when health and safety is top of mind.
Leveraging appropriate service technology and integrated service tools can ensure buildings are safe and properly maintained.
The GBAC STAR accreditation was only launched in spring but has already seen huge uptake from facilities around the world.
Effective cleaning of high-touch surfaces and floors in healthcare facilities requires proper cleaning tools like microfibre mops.
As buildings are reopened, inactive plumbing lines may cause bacteria and corrosion problems that lead to additional issues beyond the spread of coronavirus.
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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.