Public restroom users are clear about the importance of a clean restroom.
No matter the size, your restroom’s toilet partitions represent the biggest single expense for that space. Once you’ve decided between baked enamel partitions, plastic laminate, solid HDPE plastic, phenolic, or stainless steel restroom dividers, the focus should turn to the cleaning and maintenance of those partitions. Following the right cleaning procedures for your toilet partitions will help […]
Even taking into account the greater cost per bulb, the LED option produces measurable savings. In total, for 50,000 hours of light, the high-efficient options will produce greater than 70% savings!
Stop flushing money down the drain, and start saving in one of the most important rooms of your facility: the restroom. Restrooms can say a lot about your company. The cleanliness, design, and size can all produce an impression that customers and employees come to associate with your facility. So, too, can the type of […]
Compliance is key. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was established in 1970 as part of the United States Department of Labor to “assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance” (United States Department of Labor). Through Compliance […]
The results of the 2017 Bradley Healthy Handwashing Survey provide business owners important feedback about the importance of the restroom. For instance, 92% of Americans cited a direct connection between the quality of a business’ restrooms and the quality of the business itself. The news is even more clear for restaurants. A whopping 88% believe […]
Employee safety is an important responsibility that extends beyond simply having the right safety equipment in the building. The requirements of the ANSI Z358.1 standard address all aspects of the eyewash station equipment, from minimum selection to installation, operation to maintenance requirements, and more. Though the ANSI standards are comprehensive, many employers are left with […]
Office buildings offer a great opportunity to prioritize water efficient measures. One of the primary benefits of a water efficient strategy to a business is the financial savings. Over the past 10 years, the costs of water and wastewater services have risen at a rate well above the consumer price index, and office building managers […]
The average restaurant uses 6,000 gallons of water per day. Increasing the water efficiency of the operation saves money, reduces the burden on the municipal water supply, and eases the impact on wastewater systems. A water-efficient restaurant is one that uses at least 20% less water than the calculated baseline for the building before […]
As lovely fall drives give way to wintry snow mixes and slippery parking lots, walkways, and entrances, it’s not too late to align your deicers with your sustainability goals. Especially if your facility is pursuing LEED Operations + Maintenance certification, but also if you’re concerned with surface corrosion, vegetation loss, skin irritation and more, facility […]