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 […]

Thoughts on ISSA and Upcoming Events

On November 15, 2016, in Default, News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

There was so much going on at this year’s ISSA tradeshow in Chicago that at times it was hard to keep up. Among the many events was ISSA’s introduction of the DEAL program, developed with the help of Sustainability Dashboard Tools, LLC. DEAL, which stands for Distributor Efficiency Analytics & Learning, is an online “portal,” […]

Greenbuild Rap-Up; Green Cleaning at Google; and the Upcoming ISSA Tradeshow!

On October 19, 2016, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

Greenbuild 2016, which ended last week was a terrific show, in fact one of their best ever. There was a great deal of emphasis this year on sustainability and there were several more exhibitors at this year’s show than in the past. I was fortunate enough to moderate a panel discussion entitled Green Cleaning at […]

Moving From Green to Sustainable Cleaning

On October 18, 2016, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

Cleaning contractors should adopt green and sustainability initiatives, products, and procedures to help ensure they reach their own financial goals.   About a year ago, researchers at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, began a study to understand rents and occupancy trends in commercial office buildings in the United States and Canada. Altogether, they […]

Green Cleaning in Prisons

On October 10, 2016, in Default, by Ashkin Group

Interview with Stephen Ashkin on how to Bring Green Cleaning to Correctional Facilities Because there are likely many correctional facilities in the U.S. that have not adopted a green cleaning program, Stephen Ashkin, president of The Ashkin Group, provides suggestions as to how to start and implement such a program in your facility. “But first we […]

If ISSA Could Show Distributor Members How to Save $42 Million Annually, Would You Be Interested?

On October 6, 2016, in Slideshow-Homepage, Some of Our Resources for You, by Ashkin Group

We are all too familiar with the pressures of being a jansan distributor in today’s world. At one time, we were just about the only source in town to purchase jansan-related products. But end customers now have scores of options for purchasing jansan products including mega-retailers, e-commerce sites, and office product suppliers. It’s made it […]

Green Cleaning at the Googleplex

On October 3, 2016, in News, by Ashkin Group

ASHKIN ALERT   Please join me at the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo to be held at the LA Convention Center this week, October 5, 2016 and continuing through the week. I will be moderating a panel discussion about Green Cleaning at the Googleplex, Google’s LEED Platinum headquarters located in the heart of Silicon Valley. We are […]

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