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FM to IFM to TFM

In the last two decades, the Indian service industry has experienced essential changes in the customer conduct which is steering towards outsourcing of non-core activities. While outsourcing of housekeeping services has made successful inroads in almost all segments, integrated facility ... Read More »

Cannon Hygiene : Curbing Washroom Contamination

Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, in his very first speech from the ramparts of Red Fort, spoke of building toilets for every home, every school, every office… Yes, India needs proper sanitation facilities but at the same time toilets ... Read More »

AFM:Building Trust

Not a backend, but engineering services are the backbone of all facilities, be it commercial, hospitality, healthcare, IT or manufacturing. Services like water management, HVAC maintenance, smart metering are the essential parameters for retaining production without any downtime. With decades ... Read More »

Keeping Metro Rail Clean

How clean and safe are the Metros in India? Clean India Journal speaks to officials of Metro Rail in four cities to take stock of the cleaning initiatives and programmes. Are these cleaning practices and regimes professional and sustainable? Let’s ... Read More »

Industries welcome Clean India Show

The major Industrial Associations supporting the Clean India Show are looking forward to sourcing cleaning solutions and equipment at the exhibition Rajkot Engineering Association When we talk about cleaning technology, it is not just related to road cleaning or general ... Read More »

Sunbeam Facilities-Total Support Services

In today’s competitive scenario, organizations are geared to maximize returns while minimizing investments. It is from efficient productivity and the savings thereby accrued that gains are generated. Savings can either be direct or indirect in terms of time and effort ... Read More »

Indian Hospitality:The Shifting Equation

“The supply of ‘Margarita, The Benjamin’ with a composition of a special Cuvee of Grand Marnier… finished with Louis XIII Cognac… is limited, but the demand is getting up. Let’s have some tequila shots instead!” – were the words of a hospitality consultant explaining the shift towards the fertile markets of Tier II cities to keep up the demand. While the hospitality business is moving to Tier II cities to tap the growing demand, better connectivity & infrastructure, advent of MNCs and rising lifestyle of middle class in Tier II & III cities have opened new markets not only for hotel chain operators but also for the cleaning industry. Suprita Anupam explores… Read More »

Understanding the Concept

Firstly to work within a hotel environment, FM providers will have to understand the concept of customer service and its effect on the overall hospitality environment. Too often, FM companies believe that there is a customer focussed business, but in ... Read More »

Customized stone care solutions

While talking about the cleaning and maintenance of natural and artificial stones like marble, granite, ceramic, gneiss, jura, porcelain, sandstone, etc., the first thing one should look at is the substrate and the pH compatibility as the stones are susceptible ... Read More »

Breath Easy Clean Indoor Air Matters

Why indoor air quality is important? Any suspended airborne particle between 1 to 100 microns can land into the lungs through the mouth or nose. Pollen, hair, bacteria, windblown dust, flyash, fine sand, silt, smoke, tobacco smoke, soot, metallurgical fumes, ... Read More »

INDOOR AIR QUALITY Now in your Control

We breathe 23000 times a day, so it is of prime importance that we breathe PureAir. Air Quality, both indoor and outdoor is the primary factor for acute respiratory infections. Globally, more than 1.5 million people die annually from respiratory ... Read More »

Measuring Indoor Air Quality

Concern about indoor air quality (IAQ) and the study of air quality issues is a fairly recent phenomenon. Some of the earliest documented studies occurred in Scandinavia in the mid-1960s and were focused primarily on thermal comfort issues. For the ... Read More »

More fresh air in classrooms means fewer absences

If you suspect that opening windows to let in fresh air might be good for you, a new study by scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has confirmed your hunch. Analyzing extensive data on ventilation rates collected, it was found ... Read More »

Scrubbers turn Smarter

Besides vacuum cleaners, scrubber-dryers are being used widely for floor care in most industries, be it hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing or retail. Scrubber-dryers of different shapes, sizes and specifications customised to suit different applications in these industries have evolved to accommodate ... Read More »

Anatomy of an Auto-Scrubber

Of late, the medium to large sized commercial establishments are increasingly shifting to mechanized options for handling the task of floor cleaning. Though the conversion is still far from complete, one can observe a more focused transition by facility managers ... Read More »

Ride on scrubbers

The every increasing cleaning requirements of industries requires an equally able equipment to keep up with the same. Ride on scrubbers provide with efficient, time effective services, multiple services with single equipment and also increase comfort level for the user. ... Read More »

Machine Size Matters

Shiny floors may be a priority to a retail establishment that is trying to attract customers. However, to a hospital that is trying to create a healthy environment, commonly touched surfaces, desktops, and restrooms should take priority over shiny floors. ... Read More »