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6 Tips for keeping school restrooms clean

School restroom

When a school restroom is well-maintained, students can use the facilities without worry. 

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Good, Better, Best: What are your options for low- to no-touch faucets?

The surface of any typical sink faucet can harbor germs like the common cold, E-coli, influenza, salmonella, streptococcus, and typhus.

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How much does it cost to build a commercial kitchen?

How much does it cost to build a commercial kitchen?

commercial kitchen

A lot of thought goes into the building and cost of a commercial kitchen.

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63 Million Americans exposed to unsafe drinking water

potable water in US

Even though the United States is one of the safest places to get clean public drinking water, there are some risks associated with where and how we get our water.

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New Thinking in Commercial Restroom Designs to Keep Office Tenants Happy

happy tenant

Whether you are remodeling a restroom in your commercial property, building tenant improvements in space that you have leased, or constructing a new commercial building, commercial restroom design involves aesthetic, functional, and regulatory considerations. 

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How sanitary is drinking from a water fountain?


Are public water fountains safe? This question continues to pop up as public facilities, like schools, consider replacing aging appliances with new and improved bubblers and drinking fountains.

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Modern Equipment Needed for a Commercial Kitchen

Chef Kitchen

The technology used in the food services industry has come a long way in the last decade. 

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Long term care facilities and Legionella: How to prevent an outbreak



There are no vaccines available to prevent the spread of Legionnaires’ disease, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states. 

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School restrooms are a public health problem

Kids Washing Hands

The cleanliness level of a school restroom has been shown to impact the students’ perspectives on the school as a whole — and their decision on whether or not to use the bathroom facilities provided.

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Guidelines for Vacuum Breaker Installation, Operation, and Maintenance

Attention all school building engineers and lab building engineers — do your laboratories utilize vacuum breakers?

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