Sustainable Cleaning Programs
Sustainable Cleaning involves the development and implementation of sustainable contracts and programmed cleaning services within a green framework.
A properly implemented Green Cleaning program consolidates products, procedures and training combined with ongoing assessment of the immediate and cumulative effect of the cleaning program on people, the building life cycle, the environment and sustainable resources.
Development of Sustainable Cleaning Programs
FM Contract Solutions has a team of expert consultants who can guide you in developing and implementing sustainable Cleaning Contracts that include:-
- Comprehensive Scope of Works linked to, and designed around, relevant Green Building and Environmental standards
- Socially Responsible contracting that ensure that workers are properly employed and paid their correct entitlements
- Fully costed contract benchmarks and evaluation metrics to ensure that contract offers are sustainable
- Management of cleaning times to limit night time building energy consumption
- Cleaning practices that conform with manufacturer's guidelines for maintenance of furnishings, fixtures & floor coverings
Green Cleaning and Building Health
The selection of cleaning process is critical in a green program and to building Health. Statistics show that 40% of all office workers are concerned that they may fall ill due to poor office hygiene. A properly implemaneted green cleaning program will increase the lifecycle of floor coverings and fixtures, reduce water and energy usage and have a positive effect human health and well being – for both building users and workers.
FM Contract Solutions implement cleaning processes that minimise the effect of cleaning operations on the internal and external building environment. We introduce systems that improve indoor air quality and building health that provide flow-on effects including improved worker productivity and reduced sick days.
Holistic approach to Sustainable Cleaning
Green cleaning is a holistic program of evaluation, planned implementation and continuous improvement and needs to be continually monitored and audited to ensure that the desired outcomes are achievable.
FM Contract Solutions implements green building cleaning programs that consolidate products, procedures and training combined with ongoing assessment of the immediate and cumulative effect of the cleaning program on people, the building life cycle, the environment and sustainable resources.
The outcomes of a green cleaning program have to be demonstrable, measurable and consistent with the environmental objectives of the building owners, building users and the community. Let FM Contract Solutions guide you down the path to sustainability in cleaning.