Fighting Flu Saves Lives

Although most people associate flu season with winter, the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) weekly summary shows that there are verified (laboratory tested) cases of the flu even as early as the spring. Regardless of when it comes, the flu makes people feel lousy. It also costs our economy billions of dollars and leads to […]

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How Green is Your Laundry?

Over the past several years, the idea of “Green Cleaning” has become an important concept in our marketplace.  “Green Cleaning” refers to the use of cleaning products and services that reduce the overall health and environmental impact compared to similar products and services used for the same purpose.  A green approach to cleaning has not […]

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Behind the Eight Ball: Can We Afford Not to Document and Measure?

When we attend facilities maintenance conferences, we hear the same question: “How do we keep our clients’ buildings clean when we are faced with rising costs, dwindling budgets, and typically high personnel turnover rates associated with our industry?” Whether it’s a school district, healthcare chain, or building services contractor, the laments indicate managers are behind […]

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We All Love Great Tasting Beer!

Craft breweries are becoming more and more popular and this year the growth rate of craft breweries actually outpaced that of commercial breweries. According to FastCasual magazine, it was estimated that craft beer revenue has grown at an annualized rate of 19 percent to $4.2 billion over the last five years and forecasts put the […]

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