Maintenance and Cleaning Practices

Title Abstract Publication Date
Cleaning Chemicals and Their Impact on Indoor Environments and Health. Examines the health impacts associated with cleaning products and systems, especially chemical and particulate emissions that can be inhaled. It also discusses the importance of cleaning products in... 12/31/2007
Cleaning for Health-Marketing a Change for the Better. Discusses the concepts of cleaning for an improved indoor environment rather than for appearance. Emphasizes choices in cleaning products, equipment and techniques that clean more efficiently and... 09/30/2003
Cleaning for Health: Products and Practices for a Safer Indoor Environment. This report is a guide to environmentally preferable cleaning products and methods that have been effectively used in office buildings, schools, hospitals and other facilities in the United States... 07/31/2002
Cleaning for Healthy Schools Toolkit. Offers learning modules designed to introduce all audiences to the concept of green cleaning and cleaning for healthy schools. The Toolkit is an open-source, industry-free, customizable,... 12/31/2010
Cleaning for Healthy Schools: How Green Cleaning Can Save Money, Boost Student Achievement, and Safeguard Health. Describes the benefits of green cleaning to occupant health, current labeling of products, and cases where schools have saved money by switching to green cleaning products that were more concentrated... 07/31/2009
Cleaning Library The Bockstanz company in Livonia, Michigan has compiled this library of cleaning tips and information, including tips on hard floor care, carpet care, disinfectants, general and specialized cleaning...
Cleaning Library The Bockstanz company in Livonia, Michigan has compiled this library of cleaning tips and information, including tips on hard floor care, carpet care, disinfectants, general and specialized cleaning...
Cleaning Methods: Revitalizing a School Through Cleaning. Case study of a Chicago school that had faltered badly in cleanliness—as a result of insufficient training, under staffing, inadequate cleaning tools, and the lack of a well thought out cleaning and... 09/30/2004
Cleaning Methods: Revitalizing a School Through Cleaning. Case study of a Chicago school that had faltered badly in cleanliness—as a result of insufficient training, under staffing, inadequate cleaning tools, and the lack of a well thought out cleaning and... 09/30/2004
Cleaning Up Green. Discusses standards for certifying green cleaning and details six areas of cleaning materials purchasing, cleaning practices, and pest management that can contribute points towards LEED certification... 09/30/2009
Cleaning Up High. Discusses cleaning techniques and equipment for areas in a school that are hard to reach, such as the high spacious ceilings, the tall windows of a school atrium, and high points in gymnasiums and... 10/31/2001
Cleaning Up. Offers strategies to make school cleaning operations run more smoothly. Discusses how to estimate the amount of space that needs cleaning and how long it should take, the benefits of team cleaning... 03/31/2002
Cleaning Up: Battling Germs in School Facilities. Describes the threat of norovirus and MRSA (methicillin-resistant Saphylococcus aureus) in schools, typical places where germs reside in schools, and proper cleaning to combat germs. Includes three... 01/31/2009
Cleaning, Indoor Environmental Quality and Health: A Review of the Scientific Literature. Advises on the relationship between cleaning, indoor environmental quality, and health. The report discusses allergens in school dust, the effect of poor indoor environmental quality (IEQ) on... 07/31/2009
Cleanliness and Learning in Higher Education. Summarizes a publication with the same title that presents the results of a survey of college students to determine any correlation between five levels of cleanliness and academic achievement. The... 06/30/2008
Cleanliness and Learning in Higher Education. Reports on a survey of college students to determine any correlation between five levels of cleanliness and academic achievement. The findings showed that eighty-eight percent of students reported... 03/31/2008
CleanOpsStaff Software. This software package covers the five APPA Appearance Levels, 33 standard room categories, and custodial data in cleanable square feet (CSF). CleanOpsStaff performs custodial staffing calculations,... 12/31/2007
Clearing the Clog. Discusses typical sources of school drain clogs and the standard tools used to remove them. Ownership of basic drain cleaning devices and training of custodial staff on them is advised in order to... 04/30/2008
Clearing the Clog. Discusses typical sources of school drain clogs and the standard tools used to remove them. Ownership of basic drain cleaning devices and training of custodial staff on them is advised in order to... 04/30/2008
Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS) Best Practice Manual: Volume IV, Maintenance and Operations. This volume presents high performance guidelines for the maintenance and operation of schools. Information in this volume will help ensure that high performance school buildings continue to operate... 12/31/2005
Collaborative for High Performance Schools Operations Report Card. Provides a tool to benchmark the current performance of existing schools, provide a report card of results and make suggestions for improvement. Assessments take place in five categories: energy... 12/31/2009
College of Central Florida Facilities Deferred Maintenance Guide. Details in a building-by-building format the current status of deferred maintenance at this College's campuses, including recent and planned upgrades, as well as deficient systems. 02/28/2011
CSU-San Marcos Wins RecycleMania Contest. Describes this contest which attracted 93 schools, and the strategies of the winning school, where the custodial supervisor and staff lead the effort. 07/31/2006
Custodial and Maintenance Services: Examining Standards. Examines trends in higher education institution custodial and maintenance standards, examining the categories of cleaning types and frequencies, work schedules and work order procedures, staffing,... 10/31/2008
Custodial and Maintenance, Section 3 of the Arkansas School Facility Manual. Presents Arkansas' detailed standards for school custodial care, maintenance, preventive maintenance, staffing levels, and funding of custodial and maintenance operations. 06/20/2006

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