Elliott’s Industry Trends features forward-thinking ideas on where the industry is heading, including addressing best practices, design considerations, productivity enhancements, and other ideas that will shape how owners and occupiers of commercial real estate plan their best practices. These articles are intended to stimulate ‘out of the box’ thinking about how to deliver the optimum environment for each industry’s unique needs.
The November / December 2023 edition of the Contracting Profits magazine discusses ergonomics considerations when selecting equipment for floor maintenance (P. 6-9) and "surface imaging technology" as a possible approach for identifying surface contamination (P. 10-12).
The November 2023 edition of the Building Services Management magazine discusses "winter maintenance... for commercial properties" (P. 14-16), recent research from Tork showing "a link between clean, well-functioning workspaces and employee satisfaction" (P. 20-21), "how to keep temporary workers safe" (P. 22-23), and "four considerations" for cleaning small spaces in restrooms (P. 32-33).
The November / December 2023 edition of the Cleaning Maintenance & Management magazine discusses "prepar[ing] for winter with the right mat system" (P. 12-13), preparing for the 2023-24 flu season via "effective and efficient cleaning and disinfecting protocols" (P. 18-20), "assessing the true ROI of autonomous mobile cleaning robots" (P. 32-34), "examin[ing] your batter options" to "improve your ROI for floor equipment" (P. 36-38), and "best practices for preventing cross-contamination" (P. 44-45).
The November / December 2023 edition of the Facility Maintenance Decisions magazine discusses "five ways facility managers can benefit from AI" (P. 6-7), "HVAC upgrades at Houston's MD Anderson Cancer Center" (P. 8-11), "LED installations in key exterior areas of Milwaukee International Airport" for energy savings (P. 12-15), and "security and access control" (P. 16-18).
The November 2023 edition of the Sanitary Maintenance magazine discusses concrete floors (P. 10-13) and odor control for restrooms (P. 14-18).
The November / December 2023 edition of the Facility Cleaning Decisions magazine discusses "the case for carpet tiles" (P. 12-15) and safety data sheets (P. 16-17).
The November / December edition of the ISSA Today magazine discusses "the future of the [cleaning] industry" (P. 18-26) and "cleaning for health" (P. 36-40).
Cleaning Maintenance & Management article on "selecting, implementing, and optimizing your CMMS"
Cleaning Maintenance & Management article on the 8th Edition of ISSA's updated "average cleaning times" for various janitorial tasks
The October 2023 edition of the Sanitary Maintenance magazine discusses the ISSA North America 2023 trade show (P. 12-15), automation in inventory management (P. 16-21), redesigns to "expand the functionality of custodial carts" (P. 22-25), and odor mitigation for restrooms (P. 26-30).
The September / October 2023 edition of the Facility Cleaning Decisions magazine discusses "prioritiz[ing] high-touch disinfection through training and innovation" in the context of restrooms (P. 6-8), matting programs "for safety and cleanliness" (P. 10-12), preventing healthcare-associated infections in the context of long-term care (P. 16-19), and "executing a sustainable cleaning program" in higher education facilities (P. 20-21).
The October 2023 edition of the Building Operating Management magazine discusses repurposing commercial office buildings that are now underutilized (P. 7-9), how the COVID pandemic has changed facility management in terms of HVAC systems (P. 10-12), and using data from facility management systems to achieve "tangible, bottom-line benefits" (P. 13-15).