A Guide to Energy Efficiency for Commercial Property Managers

Stores, apartment buildings, offices, and other types of commercial properties use a lot of energy. In fact, 1/3 of operating costs for an office building can be attributed to energy usage, which makes it your single biggest expense. But, there is a way out, i.e. you can minimize your property’s level of energy usage. Consider …

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Water Conservation Awareness – What’s Your Role in It

Water conservation is one of those tag lines we’ve all heard so much, that we just stopped listening. Remember the assemblies we would sit through in elementary school and then run home to our parents crying that the world was going to run out of water if we didn’t turn the faucet off while brushing …

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Before We Put the blame, Let’s see What’s Our Role in It Is

It seems daily that we hear about the weather. Epic hurricanes, catastrophic tornadoes, floods, snow, drought, and increasingly record-setting temperatures: For years, scientists have argued that the Earth is experiencing climate change at a rate that is ultimately to our own destruction. Everyone is pointing fingers of blame if not completely denying that the climate …

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What is Cross Contamination?

In any large commercial or industrial kitchen, the “word” no one wants to hear is cross-contamination. Cross-contamination happens when microorganisms from one object are transferred to another one. A cross-contamination incident can make people sick. There are several ways that this can happen. All workers should know where cross contamination hazards can occur and what can …

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Flood Safety: How to Prepare, Respond and Recover [Infographic]

Floods are unpredictable and destructive. They affect millions of people each year and cause property damage in the billions of dollars. Rain, day after day, for a prolonged period; fierce, driving downpours for a comparatively brief period; melting snow accumulating faster than the ground can absorb it; streams backed up due to ice or debris; …

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10 Steps Water Conservation Guide You can Print and Pin on the Wall

It’s easy to take water for granted. For those of us that tap water seems to be an established fact, look around. There are many places in the world not excluding USA, where clean drinking water simply isn’t available especially during periods of drought. It’s our responsibility to learn environmentally friendly practices to conserve water …

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