ISSA

BC Place

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

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

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

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.
ISSA bidding tool

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

ISSA adds metric calculations to online bidding tool

ISSA has announced enhancements to its online Workloading & Bidding Tool, available exclusively to members, including the addition of metric calculations.
cleaning analysis

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Cleaning program, product analysis imperative post-COVID

A new white paper predicts cleaning program analysis will be of greater importance post-COVID-19, both for cleaning professionals and C-suite executives.
ISSA bonus workers

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

ISSA: Back-to-work bonus will attract US cleaning workers

The ISSA has publicly supported a proposed US$450 bonus for American workers returning to the job following the COVID-19 pandemic.
GBAC STAR

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Toronto Congress Centre pursues GBAC STAR accreditation

The Toronto Congress Centre is the first and largest facility within Canada to commit to the new GBAC STAR accreditation, which launched in May.
Rent relief program targeted to mortgage commercial properties

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Cleaning tax credit proposed for U.S. businesses

The cleaning tax credit would allow businesses to expense equipment, staff training, PPE, and other related products until the end of March 2021.
cobotics

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Outbreak accelerates role of cobotics in cleaning

COVID-19 is expected to push cobotics to the forefront of cleaning as facilities prioritize health and safety more than ever.
layoffs online tool

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

ISSA launches online course in response to COVID-19

Worldwide cleaning industry association ISSA has launched a new online course to help cleaners combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The virtual seminar, by the Global Biorisk
zero-energy schools

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

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.
Secure Winter Products

Canadian Property Management

Erasing Tracks: Tackling the de-icing dilemma

While there are any number of extra challenges to deal with during Canada’s frosty season, few beat the hassle of cleaning tracks left by guests coming in from the cold.
ISSA Charities scholarships

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

ISSA Charities presents 2019-20 scholarship winners

The ISSA Charities scholarships are awarded based on merit, individual accomplishments, and evidence of leadership.
QPAREB

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

ISSA elects new board members for 2020

ISSA members are invited to personally greet the new board members when they officially take office at the ISSA General Meeting, November 19.
ASHRAE volunteers guidance on set of temporary field hospitals

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

ISSA debuts cleaning management consulting program

Consulting services are available to ISSA members in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and Latin America.
wilson beck

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

ISSA merges with Global Biorisk Advisory Council

Effective immediately, Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) will be known officially as “GBAC, a Division of ISSA.”

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Cleaning industry calls for the removal of tariffs

The worldwide cleaning industry association issues action alert on tariffs.
office-using sectors show relative resilience in COVID-19 job loss scenarios

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Industry associations team up on FM training framework

Introduced in January 2019, the goal of the training is to establish holistic guidelines for FM industry — particularly in the technical fields.