Video: Controlling the Spread of Germs

On January 24, 2017, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

You can’t always control what germs come into your facility, but you can keep from spreading them around. For example, if your custodial staff is using the same cloth to clean both a bathroom and a desk, they could be cross-contaminating surfaces without even knowing it. In this Educational Quick Clip from ISSA-TV, green cleaning […]

Change Equals Opportunity

On January 17, 2017, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

From our January 2017 DestinationGreen Newsletter Let me begin by wishing you a happy New Year!  Frankly I think it is going to be a terrific year — and like you, I plan to make it so.  And together, let’s do something great as our organizations, families and future generations are counting on us. Whether […]

Working With Your Distributor:…Utilize their expertise to enhance facility sustainability

On January 9, 2017, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

The following was published online by CMM on Dec. 9, 2016 Working With Your Distributor Utilize their expertise to enhance facility sustainability Ten years ago, building service contractors (BSCs) and in-house cleaning professionals realized that more of their customers and building managers were serious about adopting a green cleaning program. However, while contractors and in-house […]

LEED Version 4….Its Here

On January 5, 2017, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

If you have been receiving my monthly newsletter, DestinationGreen, you know that the US Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED* 2009 (version 3) will be replaced by LEED v4 on October 31, 2016.  This mean’s V4 is now in operation. This will result in all new LEED projects being registered under LEED v4. And it comes […]

Face It…Why hand washing alone is not enough

On January 2, 2017, in Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

If you could see me at work, you would see my face is resting against the palm of my left hand as I look at the computer screen; that may be the biggest mistake I have made today when it comes to preventing the spread of germs and bacteria. In addition to touching my face, […]

Happy Holidays from The Ashkin Group

On December 22, 2016, in Default, by Ashkin Group

As we celebrate this holiday season, we at The Ashkin Group are filled with gratitude and hope. It is wonderful to work with so many friends, clients, and loyal partners. When you succeed, we all succeed, and we have been blessed with many successes in 2016. We have made great progress this past year moving forward with […]

ISSA “DEAL” Webinar Emphasizes “Cool” Cost Savings

On December 19, 2016, in Default, by Ashkin Group

Bloomington, IN – The recent webinar presented by the ISSA DEAL program and Sustainability Dashboard Tools, LLC., offered distributors a variety of ways to make sure this winter’s chill does not freeze profits. DEAL, or Distributor Efficiency Analytics & Learning, is a program designed to help distributors reduce operating costs, improve profits, and promote sustainability. […]

NEWS: DEAL Webinar to Offer Winterization Tips for Distributors

On December 13, 2016, in Default, News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

Bloomington, IN – Snow piles have grown across the United States as an arctic chill and winter storms brought plunging temperatures and winter conditions to major portions of the country. Such conditions can wreak havoc on small and large businesses alike and send operating costs such as fuel and energy through the roof. To help […]

It’s Here! LEED V4

On November 29, 2016, in News, by Ashkin Group

If you have been receiving my monthly newsletter, DestinationGreen, you know that the US Green Building Council (USGBC) will be introducing LEED v4* in November of 2016. You also know that it includes a number of changes that will impact facility managers as well as building service contractors. I was directly involved with many of […]

DEAL Program Introduced at ISSA Tradeshow

On November 17, 2016, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

News Release For immediate release DEAL Program Introduced at ISSA Tradeshow Designed to help warehouse distributors reduce operating costs and be more efficient. Bloomington, IN – Among the many events at the recent ISSA tradeshow just completed in Chicago, was the introduction by ISSA of the DEAL program, developed with the help of Sustainability Dashboard […]

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