Care of hard floors - keeping down costs

2nd of December 2016
Care of hard floors - keeping down costs

Ann Laffeaty looks at the cost implications of hard floors and finds out whether there are any shortcuts when it comes to cleaning and maintenance.

Hard floors in public facilities need to withstand a great deal of wear and tear. They support large numbers of people every day – some wearing high heels, some tracking in mud and others

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Batteries - charging ahead

2nd of December 2016
Batteries - charging ahead

How important is a battery’s ability to take a charge quickly and efficiently in the productive running of a machine? Does the type of charger used make a difference to the running costs and performance of a cleaning machine, or is it relevant what type of charger is employed? Trojan Battery writes for ECJ.

To achieve maximum performance of

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Sustainable cleanings - water workings

17th of November 2016
Sustainable cleanings - water workings

Water is a valuable commodity and an increasing number of sustainable cleaning companies are coming up with solutions that help to reduce its use. ECJ asks manufacturers about their latest – and smartest - water-saving products.

Sustainable companies are working towards achieving a vast number of admirable goals. They aim to reduce

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Smart health and safety?

15th of November 2016
Smart health and safety?

What are the health and safety benefits of using smart solutions for cleaning applications asks Ann Laffeaty? And in certain cases, can digital solutions actually pose a safety risk to the public?

Digital systems are revolutionising the cleaning industry. Smart solutions, automated machines and internet-based reporting platforms have had a major

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Future-proofing building services

10th of November 2016
Future-proofing building services

Commercial buildings now typically feature a growing complexity of technology-based systems, from fire safety and building energy management to access control and CCTV. Grosvenor Services, which provides a wide range of facilities services across Ireland, the UK and the USA is now helping clients to maximise the benefits of those systems to

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Intelligent buildings - be smart about opportunities

9th of November 2016
Intelligent buildings - be smart about opportunities

What is an intelligent/smart building and why is their rise so important to the building services business? An intelligent building combines technologies and interconnected systems to support the use of the accommodation by the building’s users, enables efficient operation and reconfiguration of the space. The implications for cleaning

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