Technology

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.
hospitality cleaning

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.
vapour barrier

The science behind contaminant vapour barrier systems

REGENESIS CEO Scott Wilson spotlights how contaminant vapour barriers work to offer much safer and healthier built environments.
waste management

Technology gets smart about waste management

Waste equipment and services that can process and organize vast amounts of data help inform sustainable practices throughout the facility.
cleaning gloves

IES releases free report on GUV disinfection

The Illuminating Engineering Society has released a report explaining germicidal ultraviolet (GUV) disinfection and its potential to safely reduce the transmission of COVID-19, in response to a wave of conflicting statements and opinions on the topic.
zero-energy schools

ISSA standard instructs school cleaning practices

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.
caring for rubber floors

Helping rubber floors bounce back

Rubber floors require specialized care to keep them looking and performing at their best. In fact, maintenance requirements are often underestimated.
green cleaning audit

Steps for conducting a green cleaning audit

A green cleaning program is about more than simply using ‘green’ products.
layoffs online tool

Selecting the best e-training technology

E-learning systems are becoming a popular training option in the cleaning industry, but how do employers determine which is the best investment?
autonomous cleaning

Integrating cleaning robots into the workforce

Companies across North America have been testing cleaning robots for the past few years, but the turning point may have been last fall.
avidbot

Autonomous robots and the cleaning industry

It’s been quite a journey for two University of Waterloo Engineering graduates who dreamed of creating an autonomous robot company.
SUNSHINE

Sunshine Building Maintenance: Building a Legacy

Now in operation for more than six decades, Sunshine Building Maintenance Inc. is one of the largest privately owned cleaning companies in Ontario.
restroom

Data-driven tech to upend restroom maintenance

As facilities evolve and become more high tech, new systems have developed to help improve efficiency - especially when it comes to cleaning schedules.
REMI

Canadian Cleaning Conference