Industry Trends

Elliott’s Industry Trends features forward-thinking ideas on where the industry is heading, including addressing best practices, design considerations, productivity enhancements, and other ideas that will shape how owners and occupiers of commercial real estate plan their best practices. These articles are intended to stimulate ‘out of the box’ thinking about how to deliver the optimum environment for each industry’s unique needs.

Building Services Management (October 2022 Edition)

The October 2022 edition of the Building Services Management magazine discusses indoor air hygiene (P. 12/14), the usage of AI for building maintenance (P. 24/26-27), and equipment considerations for floor cleaning (P. 30-31).

Cleaning Maintenance & Management (October 2022 Edition)

The October 2022 edition of the Cleaning Maintenance & Management magazine includes the 2022 Building Service Contractor Benchmarking Survey Report (P. 18-22) and discusses hand hygiene (P. 24-26) and electrostatic technology (P. 36-38, 40).

Specific WELL Building Solutions for Higher Education

FacilitiesNet article on addressing the indoor air quality aspect of WELL building standards in higher education facilities

ISSA Today (September / October 2022 Edition)

The September / October 2022 edition of the ISSA Today digital magazine discusses PPE programs for workers (P. 8-11), considerations for selecting the right disinfectant for surfaces (P. 34-37), and the usage of robotics in the cleaning industry (P. 40-41).

Cybersecurity Threats Make Their Way Through Facilities

FacilitiesNet report on handling the potential cybersecurity threats related to buildings

What Facilities Should Do About Monkeypox

FacilitiesNet report on how facility managers can respond to the 2022 Monkeypox outbreak

How Hybrid Workplaces Put Employers At Risk

FacilitiesNet report on how hybrid and remote working arrangements may expose the employer to additional liabilities

Restroom Care Truths

Cleaning Maintenance & Management report on the protocol for cleaning restrooms

LAX Upgrades Indoor Air Quality with Ultraviolet Light

FacilitiesNet report on how Los Angeles International Airport was able to address indoor air quality with UV systems

Smart Bathrooms Gain Traction Post-COVID

FacilitiesNet report on how "smart" restrooms can "ensure a positive experience" for building occupants

Managing Air Quality During the Pandemic: How K-12 Schools Addressed Air Quality in the Second Year of COVID-19

May 2022 report from ASHRAE regarding the strategies taken by K-12 schools in the US for the purpose of mitigating airborne infection

Inactivate Airborne Pathogens with UV Airstream Disinfection

White paper from UV Resources ( regarding how the usage of UVC within HVAC systems can achieve additional disinfection
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