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IFMA Applauds House Action on GSA Portfolio Reduction
HOUSTON -- As the largest property owner in the world, the U.S. government can save billions by reducing waste across its civilian real estate portfolio, said the president of IFMA, following passage of H.R. 4465, the Federal Assets Sale and Transfer Act of 2016 by the House of Representatives. Read More...

Swisher Says Dissolution Plan Unchanged
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL -- Swisher Hygiene Inc. has not received any offers to purchase and none have been filed with the SEC, it said this week in response to an announced unsolicited cash tender offer. Read More...

Stratus Enters New Orleans Market
LOS ANGELES -- Stratus Building Solutions, a franchisor of commercial cleaning and janitorial services, entered the New Orleans metropolitan market by awarding a new Regional Master Franchise to Michael Seiler. Read More...

LA County Stops Work for Non-compliant Gas Leak Cleanup
LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has issued a Stop-Work order to Southern California Gas Company because the remedial cleaning, implemented by the company and their contractors at homes contaminated by a gas leak, does not comply with its cleaning protocol. Read More...

Rave Results: Dance Floors Need Constant Cleaning, Attention
HAMILTON, OH – Floor maintenance is one of the essentials of operating a successful night club, especially the dance floor, which can be surprisingly important. Read More...

Apple Co-founder, Dennis Miller, bin Laden’s Killer to Keynote ISSA
NORTHBROOK, IL -- In keeping with its theme of helping members unleash their “Untamed Potential,” ISSA has announced that comedian Dennis Miller, the Navy Seal who killed Osama bin Laden and the co-founder of Apple will keynote its convention in Chicago in October. Read More...

Verisk Analytics Sponsors Building Safety Month
JERSEY CITY, NJ -- Verisk Analytics, a data analytics provider, has announced its sponsorship of week four of Building Safety Month, the International Code Council’s effort to increase public awareness and reinforce the need for adoption of modern model building codes. Read More...

Potential Investor Urges Rejection of Swisher Dissolution Plan
BOSTON – A private investor is urging Swisher Hygiene stockholders to reject the company’s plan for dissolution, and offering to purchase up to 100 percent of the company’s common stock at a 5.4 percent premium. Read More...

Waxie Names Seattle Sales Manager
SEATTLE, WA -- WAXIE Seattle has announced that Paul Trimberger has joined the team as their new Sales Manager. Read More...

Mid Illinois Mechanical, Joins ABM’s Linc Service
ATLANTA -- ABM Industries Incorporated, a provider of facility solutions, has announced that that Mid Illinois Mechanical, Inc., commonly called MIM, has signed a franchise agreement to join the Linc Service franchise network. Read More...

Industry News
Dollars & Sense
Making the Case for Preventive Roof Maintenance

Being proactive with roof maintenance turns the more commonly employed ‘run-to-failure’ model on its side.

You know the phrase, “If it’s not broke, don’t fix it?” Well, in roofing, if you wait until it’s broke to fix it, you’re going to spend nearly twice as much on maintenance and premature replacements than if you stayed ahead of such issues.

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