LEED-EBOM v4 Passes – Good News for Green Cleaning!

On August 23, 2013, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

Bloomington, cialis IN – August 23, sildenafil 2013 – The members of the USGBC finally approved the new version of their LEED Rating Systems after 3 years of effort, cialis 5 rounds of public comments and thousands upon thousands of comments. Overall, I am very pleased with how the changes to the cleaning prerequisite and credits will affect the cleaning industry; along […]

6 Winning Strategies for Green Cleaning

On May 21, 2013, in News, by Ashkin Group

Bloomington, patient IN – May 21, tadalafil 2013 – The Green Cleaning Award for Schools and Universities was created through collaboration between American School & University magazine, cheap the Green Cleaning Network, and Healthy Schools Campaign. Each year, the award recognizes the efforts of schools around the nation with outstanding green cleaning programs. Through national recognition, it […]

Understanding the New ‘Green’ Guidelines

On April 16, 2013, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

Bloomington, cialis IN – April 16, 2013 – While many industries will be impacted by the new green guidelines recently released by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), few will be as affected as the professional cleaning industry. One reason for this is that the industry has wholeheartedly embraced green cleaning. In most cases, an environmentally preferable product […]

Green Cleaning: Six Winning Lessons

On March 27, 2013, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

Bloomington, for sale IN – March 27, 2013 – The following are the “lessons learned” from the winners of the 2012 Green Cleaning Awards for Schools and Universities. These tips may make an important impact on buildings, their occupants and the environment. And most are feasible, readily available and affordable. 1) Products. In 2012, every winner used an […]

Cleaning Jobs Linked to Asthma Risk

On March 5, 2013, in News, by Ashkin Group

Bloomington, IN – March 4, 2013 – Researchers at the Imperial College London have tracked the occurrence of asthma in a group of nearly 9,500 people born in Britain in 1958. Not including those that had asthma as children, 9 percent developed asthma by the age of 42. While one in nine of these cases were attributed to […]

How Your T-Shirt Can Make a Difference

On February 5, 2013, in News, by Ashkin Group

World Wildlife Fund and National Geographic have partnered to release a new video series called “Make Each Choice Count”. The videos, generic less than two minutes long, try demonstrate how the seemly isolated actions we take every day leave an imprint on our planet. This first video is about the t-shirt on your back, drugstore […]

Ashkin sees 2013 as ‘tipping point’ for sustainability and the cleaning industry

On January 3, 2013, in News, by Ashkin Group

Stephen Ashkin, buy cialis President of The Ashkin Group and CEO of Sustainability Dashboard Tools, believes 2013 will be a ‘tipping point’ year for the professional cleaning industry as cleaning professionals become more involved in reducing clients’ operating costs by becoming more sustainable. “Building owners will increasingly turn to their suppliers, including cleaning contractors, to […]

Climate Change and the Cleaning Industry

On November 20, 2012, in News, by Ashkin Group

This past Halloween, hospital Mother Nature played a big trick on all of us. Hurricane Sandy pounded the East Coast killing 70+ people and causing billions of dollars worth of property damage. And this once in a hundred years storm was the second such storm in just the past year (Hurricane Irene hit the East […]

Green Cleaning Award for Schools & Universities

On June 12, 2012, in News, by Ashkin Group

Does your school or a school you work with have a successful green cleaning program? Now you can spotlight this great work with the 2012 Green Cleaning Award for Schools & Universities! This award, view presented in collaboration with American School & University magazine, tadalafil  the Green Cleaning Network, and Healthy Schools Campaign recognizes the efforts of schools around the nation with outstanding green cleaning programs. Through national recognition, it […]

How the changes to the cleaning credits in LEED-EBOM will affect your Green Cleaning Program

On June 4, 2012, in News, by Ashkin Group

Steve’s webinar is packed pull of information about the changed prerequisite for Green Cleaning, healing since most of the cleaning credits were eliminated or moved. View a recording of the webinar. Please note: You will need download the ARF player to see the recording. Download the webinar presentation slides. (PDF)  

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