ISSA

GBAC STAR grant

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

New GBAC STAR grants program now available for facilities

The grant offers qualifying facilities a chance to help offset the costs of the GBAC STAR accreditation program and a free 6-month trial of a cleaning task management software.
Canadian Flooring Cleaning & Restoration Association

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

CFCRA partners with ISSA to help companies achieve cleaning accreditation

The Canadian Flooring, Cleaning & Restoration Association will act as a strategic partner for two GBAC programs.
GBAC STAR Winnipeg Hyatt

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

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.
ARCSI Learning online platform

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

ARCSI launches online learning platform for residential cleaning

ARCSI Learning's cornerstone course is a seven-module training program that helps verify cleaning professionals' skills and knowledge.
GBAC STAR accreditation

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

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.
GBAC STAR Facility Directory

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

New GBAC STAR Facility Directory helps locate facilities accredited for cleaning excellence

GBAC, a Division of ISSA, has launched its GBAC STAR Facility Directory tool to allow users to easily identify accredited facilities.
ISSA Canada

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Ontario Healthcare Housekeepers Association merges with ISSA Canada

The healthcare housekeeping industry in Ontario is applauding the merger of OHHA with ISSA Canada.
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.