Welcome to Elliott Affiliates, Ltd.’s Knowledge Center, where you will find information relevant to owners, occupiers, investors, and contractors in the commercial real estate space. While Elliott’s core focus in the janitorial services segment is about creating clear performance- and outcome-based contract scopes of work and guiding their delivery using a continuous improvement process that delivers exceptional results. Organizations that engage contractors have a myriad of factors to consider when engaging and managing contracted services.
The October 2023 edition of the Building Operating Management magazine discusses repurposing commercial office buildings that are now underutilized (P. 7-9), how the COVID pandemic has changed facility management in terms of HVAC systems (P. 10-12), and using data from facility management systems to achieve "tangible, bottom-line benefits" (P. 13-15).
This 61-minute ISSA webinar discusses "leveraging advanced strategies to enhance a facility’s productivity [to] lead to significant cost savings, increased occupant satisfaction, and heightened operational efficiencies."
The September / October 2023 edition of the Cleaning Maintenance & Management magazine discusses "six steps to safely and efficiently remove water damage in buildings" (P. 20-21), severe weather preparedness (P. 24-26), the results of the 2023 Building Service Contractor Benchmarking Survey Report (P. 41-44), and hand hygiene as an invention prevention strategy (P. 46-49).
The September 2023 edition of the Sanitary Maintenance magazine discusses cleaning and disinfection "in healthcare and educational facilities" (P. 11-13) and the results of the 2023 End User Purchasing Trends Survey regarding janitorial equipment (P. 14-18).
Cleaning Maintenance & Management article that cautions against the use of optical brighteners on carpets
Cleaning Maintenance & Management article on how to maintain a "hygienic-focused campus"
CleanLink article on the possible implications of carpet care equipment and methods on indoor air quality
The September 2023 edition of the Building Operating Management magazine discusses emergency preparedness (P. 7-9), "how to improve the restroom experience" (P. 16-18), and "8 benefits of artificial intelligence in facility management" (P. 19-21).
The September 2023 edition of the Building Services Management magazine discusses "snow and ice management" (P. 12-13), maintaining indoor air quality in the event of wildfire smoke (P. 14-15), "cleaning and disinfecting for health" in the context of restrooms (P. 16-17), health risks of cleaning chemicals (P. 18-19), and carpet cleaning (P. 24-25).
Cleaning Maintenance & Management article on how to maintain indoor air quality when ventilation with outside air is unsuitable due to pollution
The July / August 2023 edition of the Sanitary Maintenance magazine discusses "effective training programs" in the janitorial / sanitation industry (P. 6-9), "how equipment selection affects indoor air quality" in the context of carpet care (P. 15-16), and planning ahead for weather events such as winter storms (P. 18-20).
This 61-minute ISSA webinar discusses "internet-connected equipment and the actions involved in creating a smart restroom," "the most effective cleaning and inspection processes," "odor control tips," and "efficiency best practices that will enhance the restroom user’s experience."