Ecolab helped raise more than $130,000 for the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) through a silent auction at the 11th Annual Ecolab Chairman’s Reception. The event was held in conjunction with the National Restaurant Association (NRA) in Chicago. The proceeds from the action will support NRAEF’s ProStart®program and provide scholarships for students seeking professions
ISS Hicare bagged the ‘Best Business Innovation of the Year 2013’ in the GMR-IGI Airport Business Partner Awards instituted by the Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), the first-of-its-kind for any Indian airport. ISS Hicare was recognised for its impactful and sustainable innovation of adopting Green approach to control mosquitoes at the Airport. The awards institutionalised
The German Engineering Federation (VDMA) in association with Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH has developed an innovative “Skill Development Program in Cleaning Sector skills for Facility Management (FM) sector in India”. The pilot project was launched in January 2013 and in the second phase ‘Training of Trainees Program’ began at the newly built
To combat water supply problems stemming from delayed and erratic monsoon, Greenwood High School in Bengaluru decided to lower its dependence on bore wells. The school started harvesting rain water last year and as part of its innovative water conservation campaign, the school has managed to save about 200,000 litres/day. This has reduced the total
A new study published by the American Journal of Infection Control found that 93% of tested laundered towels used to clean hospital rooms contained bacteria that could result in healthcare-associated infections. Even though there are stringent disinfecting practices in place to combat HAIs, US alone reports an estimated 1.7 million cases. Study results show that
According to a new market research report on ‘Europe Gesture Recognition & Touch less Sensing Market (2013 – 2018)” it has been revealed that the total EMEA Gesture Recognition & Touch less Sensing Market is expected to reach $4.82 billion by 2018 growing at a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 33.89% from 2013 to 2018.
It is now being widely accepted that efficient pre-washing / cleaning is essential in the sterilization process. Moreover, with the current technologies in the CSSD, the demanding thermo disinfection processes are possible to assure high levels of disinfection in perfectly dry materials, deeply reducing the time factor. Mishandling and improper sterilization of the instruments can
Visakhapatnam or Vizag, the second biggest city in Andhra Pradesh,is the first in the country to have taken e-governance initiatives in early 2000. Today, many municipalities in India have replicated Visakhapatnam’s e-governance model. Not just e-governance but its overall performance in environmental sustainability has helped the Corporation bag the prestigious Euro India’s Environmentally Sustainable Cities Award (ESCA) in 2011....
When a towel is already wet after guest use, should the wetness be considered when loading the washer? If the towel is almost 60% moist after spin, should the load in the dryer be less than specified? Should the washer run at 100% capacity utilisation normally? Or should the machine run under load as the capacity printed on it...
Selecting the right facilities management (FM) service provider is far more complex than simply awarding the business to the lowest bidder. As per Steve Silen, Director, KPMG Advisory Services, one needs to closely evaluate and analyze, from many different perspectives, the capabilities of each provider to ensure that the company’s business requirements are met at the right price.