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Indoor Air Quality Solutions - Ionization
November 23, 2022 Jeff Cross

Indoor Air Quality Solutions: Ionization

In this first of a series of Straight Talk! episodes on indoor air quality (IAQ), ISSA Media Director Jeff Cross talks with Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner, Senior Director of GBAC, and Doug Hoffman, the executive director of NORMI, to discuss IAQ ionization technology.

facility maintenance, facility management
November 14, 2022 Emily Newton

Improve Hard Facility Management Services Through Software Technology

Managers can use software technology to improve hard facility management services, enhancing the quality of life for building occupants.

Gain a Competitive Edge With Robotic Cleaning
November 4, 2022 Bryan Christiansen

Gain a Competitive Edge With Robotic Cleaning

The benefits to business from robotic cleaning lie less in the machinery and more in the intellectual property from the huge volumes of data they create.

electrostatic sprayer
October 17, 2022 Emily Rosenberg & Dominic Bazinet & Josh Robertson

Electrostatic Technology Q&A

Do you have questions about electrostatic technology, such as its best uses, strengths, and common misconceptions about how it works? Turn to some experts for your answers.


Making the Connection Between Smart Restrooms and Sustainability
October 3, 2022 Juliet Hollyhurst

Making the Connection Between Smart Restrooms and Sustainability

Smart restroom technology adds intelligence to restroom cleaning operations. By adjusting restroom cleaning procedures based on real-time conditions, facilities can stay on top of restroom cleanliness while contributing to corporate sustainability goals. 

mold, mold remediation
September 14, 2022 IICRC Staff and Volunteers

Got Mold?

When mold is found in indoors, mold remediation is a great option for many building owners and facility managers. However, it's important to first know what to look for when hiring a mold remediation professional.

Air vent in ceiling
September 12, 2022 Rachel Reboulet

How Service Providers Can Ensure Accurate Indoor Air Quality Testing for Their Customers

If you’re still using traditional methods to test your facility’s indoor air quality, you could be missing critical data. Learn how using the latest air quality testing technology can make your building’s air safer and give you more peace of mind.

Julie Howard
July 27, 2022 Julie Howard

Touchless Restroom Dispensers

Julie Howard, vice president and general manager of GP PRO’s Towel, Skin Care, and Air Care categories, discusses trends in automated touchless restroom dispensers.

Robots, AMRs
June 15, 2022 Brant Insero & Adam Camhi

Integrating Robots into Workloading

Prepare your staff for automation to ensure a successful transition

Digital Trends in Facility Management
March 9, 2022 Emily Newton

4 Top Digital Trends Changing Facility Management

A look at four types of technology that are helping facility managers solve significant challenges and meet specific goals.

job scheduling software
February 16, 2022 CMM Staff

Q&A: Job Scheduling Software Trends

Key benefits of job scheduling software are improving productivity, efficiencies, and profitability of a BSC.

Indoor air quality, dust, IAQ, PM2.5
January 12, 2022 Michael Driedger

Pinpoint Indoor Air Quality Issues Through IoT Technology

Data from Internet of Things technology can help you pinpoint the location and cause of indoor air quality problems so you can adjust your cleaning and maintenance protocols accordingly.

Robotic Cleaning Machines
December 22, 2021 Dan McSweeney

5 Questions to Ask When Considering Robotic Cleaning Machines

Autonomous cleaning machines are maximizing productivity, increasing reliability, and elevating janitorial employees’ skills.

Cleaning Technology Trends, Emerging Cleaning Technologies
December 1, 2021 Amy W. Richardson

Cleaning Technology Trends Roundup

CMM's annual benchmarking survey of building service contractors (BSCs) asked which emerging cleaning technologies BSCs plan to adopt in the next 12 months. Here is a roundup of the top five.

Smart water management
October 13, 2021 Emilio Tenuta

Q&A: Smart Water Management

How facilities can help foster resilience to the physical, financial, and regulatory risks presented by water scarcity.

2021 CMM BSC/Building Service Contractor/Contract Cleaning Survey, BSCs
September 28, 2021 Amy W. Richardson

CMM’s 2021 BSC/Contract Cleaning Benchmarking Survey Report

The annual CMM BSC/Contract Cleaning Benchmarking Survey Report provides a snapshot of how building service contractors (BSCS) are performing during another year of unprecedented change.