Technology

UV-C

UV-C technology myths debunked

This disinfection technology is versatile and effective, but many facility managers are still relatively uninformed about it.
window cleaning

Vancouver innovator wins award for window cleaning robot

An up-and-coming Vancouver entrepreneur has won an award in recognition of his work to develop a first-of-its-kind window cleaning robot.
floor machines

IEC publishes new floor machines standard

The standard concerns the safety of powered automatic floor treatment machines intended for indoor commercial use.
washroom technology

Does smart washroom technology cause privacy issues?

The proliferation of washroom technology is creating something of a new standard for facilities, but it has faced criticism.
automatic floor scrubbers

Automatic floor scrubbers continue surging growth

These tools have become increasingly popular and useful for facility managers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
washroom

Reopening plans spark conversation about washroom hygiene

Businesses are looking to make hygienic upgrades to keep returning employees and visitors safe. But have they considered the washroom? 
public washrooms

Public washrooms still popular as public looks for touchless options

Public washrooms have remained popular despite COVID-19, but people are increasingly looking for touchless facilities.
public washrooms

Intelligent public washrooms: A promising solution for the future

Recent technological advances have made it possible to develop innovative ways to manage public washroom maintenance intelligently.
UV-C

The power of UV-C light

The pandemic has led to rapid growth in the UV-C market, and there is science behind its power against microbes.
Facility management

Adapt today, optimize tomorrow

Four solutions for a smarter, safer, and cleaner building as cleaning and maintenance is reinvented.
hotel sanitation

Improving hotel sanitation with innovative new steps

Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf and Spa Resort in Mexico is not only cleaning and disinfecting its rooms but also its guests, thanks to sanitation booths.
Edmonton Transit

Edmonton Transit piloting innovative germ-killing doors

Edmonton Transit partnered with a local biotech company to install antimicrobial push-plates on various swing doors at transit stations.
teleworking

How to manage service providers remotely

One of COVID-19's major challenges has been maintaining or improving cleaning activities when the managers responsible are not on-site.
outdoor dining

Enhancing hospitality cleaning and safety solutions

The instruments are out there to enhance hygiene, and foodservice and hospitality cleaning is a perfect microcosm.
floor scrubbers

Floor scrubber market keeps growing during pandemic

The global industrial floor scrubbers market is estimated to surpass C$3.7 billion in value by the end of 2020, boosted by COVID-19.
ISSA Show Innovation Awards

ISSA announces 2020 Innovation of the Year Award winners

The 2020 ISSA Show Innovation Awards honoured this year's most innovative products and services.
facility cleaning

COVID-19 is bringing common sense back to cleaning

The importance of education, communication, and getting the basics right has never been clearer.