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Keeping Cool and Clean for the Summer

Cool and Clean for the Summer From high temperatures to intense rain (sometimes on the same day), summer in South Florida can put extreme pressures on your facility. To maintain a clean and productive work environment, get your facility ready for the season with our handy cleaning and maintenance guide. Cool Clean:  The summer heat can put a strain on your air conditioning system to maintain the cool air indoors. Make sure your system is operating efficiently with a good cleaning. An air conditioning Read more [...]

Sustainability by the Numbers

August 24, 2017 by  
Filed under Blog, Green and Sustainable

Sustainability by the Numbers New survey outlines trends in green cleaning initiatives Sustainability programs are making major strides in the cleaning industry, according to the new tenth annual Clean Link Reader Survey. The report questioned custodial executives in diverse fields, including healthcare, commerce, hospitality, government and education. Results show a surprising influx in green practices, and a changing attitude towards sustainability. Explore the full breakdown below, and how Read more [...]

Earth Day Every Day

April 20, 2017 by  
Filed under Blog, Environmental Quality, Green and Sustainable

Earth Day Every Day The South Florida guide  Wondering how to honor Earth Day past this weekend? For a sustainable workplace year-round, check out our friendly guide on how to live and work greener every day. Clean up This weekend is packed full of opportunities to participate in community clean-ups. These events make ideal team-building exercise for companies. Miami will be celebrating the 35th annual Baynanza Clean-up. In addition, Palm Beach will also host their Great American Clean-Up Read more [...]

Miami Beach goes for LEED Gold

May 16, 2016 by  
Filed under Blog, South Florida Commercial Real Estate

Miami Beach goes for LEED Gold City launches LEED requirements for new construction Celebrated for its iconic art deco style, the City of Miami Beach gets set to launch a new trend in South Florida architecture – LEED certified construction. The city takes the boldest stride yet in South Florida’s municipal LEED programs. They now require all new construction over 7,000 square feet (both public and private) be certified at the LEED Gold-level. New projects without any certification must Read more [...]

Why is Florida so behind in LEED?

February 17, 2016 by  
Filed under Blog

Why is Florida so behind in LEED? And 3 ways to make your Sunshine State building more eco-friendly The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released their rankings for the top ten states in LEED certifications for 2015. Demonstrating the best in sustainable design and transformation, Illinois came out on top for a third year in a row, while Maryland and Massachusetts followed a close second and third respectively. But one state that’s not on this list is Florida. The Sunshine State still Read more [...]

What’s In Your Soap?

May 13, 2015 by  
Filed under Blog

It’s good hygienic practice to wash our hands frequently.  We are constantly touching objects, surfaces and people.  Studies show that frequent hand washing reduces the risk of illness and reduces sick days, which may be a reason why anti-bacterial soaps grew rapidly as people associated antibacterial with a better clean.  But is it really?  At the advent of antibacterial soap use research had not yet been conducted to expose the dangers of exposure to the chemicals in these germ-destroying Read more [...]