The buildings of today now have complicated designs with extensive glass and metal facades that present a unique challenge in its maintenance. Suhag Khemlani, Deputy Managing Director of Clean India Group, talks on how each building demands, personalised maintenance solutions, specific to the needs of the structure. While the group’s engineering company Cradle Runways (I) Pvt Ltd provides systems for accessing all kinds of facades, the Technoclean (I) Pvt Ltd is the largest national provider of façade cleaning and maintenance services.
Professional, systematic cleaning & care greatly helps prolong the life of a floor covering and is one of the principal responsibilities of contract cleaners. This applies especially to deep cleaning and/or de-coating flexible floor coverings. There are two methods of doing this, differing according to the machine used and the time required.
Second in the series on Smart Washroom, in this issue CIJ focuses on Tissues, the various kinds of tissues and their usage. Tissues enhance the hygiene factor as it is meant only for one time use, whether to wipe hands after using the toilet or the face after a wash. Toilet tissues, on the other hand, help clean the toilet seat before and after use, making it a hygienic experience for any user. Few of the industry experts share their view on the importance of tissues.
It’s an interesting time to appraise the “blue segment” of green business. Water has taken a back seat in sustainable business and cleantech. Over the past decade, the rallying cry of “water is the new oil” (or even the new carbon) has not materialised. Yet with mounting water scarcity and water quality pressures, the convergence of water and energy issues and the drive for greater resource efficiency, the market is clearly gaining momentum. Between 2005-2010 the Dow Jones Water Index surged 80% and between 2007-2010, it outperformed the S&P by over 20%. There are already a large number of countries, industries and companies whose economics are critically reliant on water. And that number is going to increase exponentially in the next five years. Here’s why: