Cleaning Industry Benefits from Color Coding

Many facilities are now implementing a number of programs to help reduce the amount of energy, water, fuel, and other resources that they use. If structural, mechanical, or similar changes must be made to decrease consumption, managers often turn to outside engineers and contractors to help with implementation.

However, one group of people is often overlooked when it comes to operating facilities in a greener and more sustainable manner, and interestingly, these people may know the facility far better than anyone else. The people I am referring to are none other than the custodial workers who clean large and small facilities—office buildings, schools, hotels—every day.

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