Floor Cleaner

The GreenLink Neutral Floor Cleaner from Zep Inc. is a low-foam, neutral-pH, general purpose cleaner designed for most floors, including finished floors, according to the manufacturer. The floor cleaner is Green Seal certified and part of Zep’s GreenLink line of environmentally preferred products — all designed to minimize negative impacts on the environment.  It contains no VOCs or APEs.  The cleaner rinses easily, leaving a film-free surface.  Available in gallon bottles, 5-gallon pails and 20-gallon drums.  

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HVAC Filters

Hi-Flo ES by Camfil Farr is a high-efficiency ASHRAE-grade pocket filter that uses 27 percent to 50 percent less HVAC energy and has a 25 percent to 30 percent longer service life than competitive filters, according to the manufacturer.  Key to the performance of the Hi-Flo ES is a high lofted, air laid micro fiberglass media, and a pocket configuration.

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Low-Speed Fan

Rite-Hite provides the Revolution high-volume, low-speed fan, ideal for larger buildings with high ceilings, according to the company. The fan has a diameter of up to 24 feet and has the potential to lower energy costs by 30 percent.

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Cleaning Solutions

Rubbermaid Commercial Products recently unveiled its newest cleaning solution for washrooms, the SaniCell System. Comprised of the SaniCell Wall, SaniCell Tank, and SaniCell Pipe, the SaniCell System eliminates bacteria on toilet and urinal surfaces and maintains drains, according to Rubbermaid. The SaniCell Pipe mounts directly onto the plumbing of toilets and urinals while the SaniCell Tank installs in almost any toilet tank in minutes. Neither requires water shut-off for installation.

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Remote Irrigation Controller

Underhill International’s WaterDex is a palm-sized remote that adjusts sprinkler run-times without reprogramming the irrigation controller, according to the company. The product uses a mini-transmitter with a 200-foot, line-of-sight range and a micro-receiver that hard wires into the irrigation controller. It can immediately increase or decrease sprinkler run-times without affecting programming cycles.
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Hand Dryer

Dyson offers the Dyson Airblade, a hand dryer that produces enough air pressure to dry hands without heat. The product features a low-energy, digital motor that generates 400 mph streams of air to wipe water off the front and back of hands in 12 seconds. Air is forced through a HEPA filter to reduce the transmission of bacteria. The motor allows the hand dryer to use up to 80 percent less energy than warm-air hand dryers, according to the manufacturer. The product is certified by NSF International.

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Hand Soap

Two hand soaps from Enviro-Solutions, ES 50 deodorant lotion soap and ES 59 soy and walnut shell hand cleaner, were certified by the independent EcoLogo program.

The certification verifies that the hand soaps perform as well or better than conventional hand cleaners, according to Enviro-Solutions. The certification also ensures that the products have limited toxicity, are biodegradable and produce minimal waste, are derived from sustainable sources, and have fewer ingredients that are considered harmful to peoples’ health and the environment.

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Green Mobile Cleaning System

Hydro Systems announced the launch of a new mobile integrated cleaning system, the ICS 8950. It is designed for quick and accurate applications of a single cleaning product at multiple dilution rations, such as when using hydrogen peroxide-based cleaners for floors, glass and sanitary/disinfectant purposes.


Green benefits include energy savings over traditional cord and power-outlet units and a 50 percent reduction of water and chemical consumption, according to the manufacturer.

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