From the Field

Coppin State University

Stonhard Provides Quick, Cost-Effective Flooring for Coppins' Physical Education Complex

Stonhard guaranteed a long-lasting, decorative floor system that could be installed quickly and at a fraction of the cost of the originally specified polished concrete.

Sanitaire EON vacuum

Vacuum Innovation Contributes to Improved School Attendance and Test Scores

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.

McMaster University rubber flooring

New Floor Helps Keep Libraries Quiet

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.

GoFree Flex Pro ceiling ledge

ProTeam Cordless Backpack Vacuum Brings Speed and Safety to Stairwells

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.

Sanitaire EON

Five Steps to Clean More with Less

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.

nora rubber flooring at Syracuse University

Winter's Worst No Match for Premium Rubber Flooring at Syracuse University

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.

cordless backpack vacuum

University of Utah Meets Three Cleaning Challenges with Cordless Backpacks

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.

Kennesaw State Univ Dance Theater Floor

Harlequin Floors Transforms Stage in First Dance Theater at Kennesaw State University

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.

Smart litter receptacle

Smart Litter Receptacles Cut Waste Expense

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.

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