The benefits of sanitation and housekeeping at your workplace

January 30, 2023


Jan 30, 2023 Wiping a counter with a bleach solution is an example of sanitizing. Although the words “cleaning” and “sanitizing” are often used interchangeably, there is a big difference between both processes. Cleaning can be defined as the physical …

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Managing Plug Loads Saves on Energy Costs at Your Facility

January 22, 2023


Jan  22, 2023 Sometimes, it’s the smallest things that can make the biggest differences between a positive or negative line item on a facility manager’s operations budget. Take, for example, the unobtrusive plug load. It’s defined as energy used by …

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Scaling back the build up

January 8, 2023


Scaling back the build up    Jan 8, 2023 Facility managers (FM) in charge of maintaining chillers, boilers, heat exchangers, cooling towers, compressors or condensers know it’s not a matter of if they’ll have to deal with scale buildup, but when. Scale …

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Green Cleaning 101

December 12, 2022


Green Cleaning 101 One of the many jobs of a facility manager is to maintain a clean and healthy work environment. An abundant of  cleaning products can hike up your bill. Additionally, many of the common products used for cleaning …

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Zero Cellphone Use

November 23, 2022


Cell phones are incredibly useful for a whole host of reasons. Most people could not imagine working or even getting through a typical day without them, but there’s a dark side to this tech. There are, as Tristan Harris said …

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Go Green: Plant life at the Office

October 11, 2022


Plants and workspaces are a good match. The benefits we experience around plants include enhanced self-esteem, reduced stress levels, and feelings of revitalization. Plants can add organic character to an office environment, improve productivity and creativity. What is horticulture? This …

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Improve Your Facility Using A Registered Dietitian

August 8, 2022


Good nutrition is essential for improving the quality of life of your facility residents. However, it typically takes a team to correctly tailor your facilities menu for everyone. This is where a registered dietitian can play a key role by …

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What is the Joint Commission Survey

July 11, 2022


The Joint Commission’s mission is to continuously improve health care for the public by evaluating health care organizations in their performance of providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value. Currently, The Joint Commission accredits and certifies …

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Hospital Active Shooter (Code Silver) Plan

June 8, 2022


Active shooter incidents have become more frequent over time, so it is crucial that your Hospital has an active shooter (code silver) plan in place to ensure the safety of all health care workers, patients, and visitors at the hospital …

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Clinical Engineering Helps Reduce Costs

May 23, 2022


Clinical engineering equipment is often one of the most expensive things for a healthcare facility to maintain. The consequences of machine failure can range from inefficiency to a compromised patient, so it’s important to make sure every machine is working …

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