School air quality issues can affect absenteeism and student test scores. Rigorous cleaning using machines certified with the Carpet and Rug Institute’s (CRI) Gold Seal of Approval can help.
Students at McMaster University hear the difference rubber flooring makes. Thanks to the acoustic properties of norament® grano, they enjoy quiet libraries and a better learning environment. Officials love the floor's versatility, selecting it for heavily-trafficked stairwells, laboratories and cafeterias.
At University of Washington, a stairwell of seven flights took 30 minutes to clean with a standard backpack vacuum and only 10 minutes to clean with the ProTeam cordless backpack.
Selecting the right cleaning equipment is becoming ever more important as North America's colleges and universities grapple with flattening operating budgets. Here are five product benefits to consider to help your staff clean more with less.
In their search for a durable floor covering that would stand up to tough Syracuse winters, the team overseeing housing at Syracuse University selected nora premium rubber flooring to cover dorm entrance areas, corridors, common spaces and stairwells.
The custodial staff at University of Utah cleans 121 campus buildings. Three areas posed a specific challenge to vacuum: the library, lecture classrooms, and the Student Life Center. Then they tried the GoFree Flex Pro cordless backpack vacuum from ProTeam.
When Kennesaw State University renovated their theater, they turned to Harlequin Floors for a stage floor solution. The Department of Dance lacked a permanent space suitable for dance and the renovation was an opportunity to turn the old theater into the area’s only venue built specifically for dance.
Victor Stanley's smart, connected waste receptacle and integrated software, RELAY, are expected to save colleges and universities up to 40% on litter and recycling collection expenses annually.