In this competitive world, having a productive working facility is critical. As a CEO or a Manager, you may have brought in new technology, latest computers, or made sure the pantry is stocked with quality food and drink. But it is highly probable that you may have overlooked one area that directly impacts the product and productivity – the ceiling!
A variety of factors negatively impact the building façade’s appearance year on year. That makes it essential for property owners to clean building exteriors at regular intervals. This requires professional methods, modern equipment and cleaning agents, especially for cleaning heat-insulated rendered or timber-clad facades.
When looking through the lens of sustainability within the food service environment, there are myriad interrelated issues, ranging from local purchasing, to waste management, to energy conservation, to green building design. In order to sufficiently address any of these issues, food service managers and facility managers must take into account potential changes to operational processes, education and marketing needs, and processes for measuring costs and benefits. The guide on Sustainable Practices in the Food Service Environment designed by IFMA focuses primarily on inputs, operations and outputs. Areas addressed include responsible procurement, green buildings, energy conservation and waste stream management.