Tag Archives: LEED

Join Us On The Energy Efficiency Journey

No matter where you are at in your organization’s sustainability efforts, it is a journey and there is always an opportunity for continuous improvement. Nichols started our energy efficiency and LEED journey in 2007 at our Norton Shores headquarters and main distribution center. We began with a lighting upgrade from metal halide to 6-lamp florescent [Read More…]

Industry Leadership, It’s Sort of a Big DEAL!

ISSA Recap Nichols has been an ISSA member for many years, and each year our team members participate in the convention. There we learn about the upcoming programs and innovative products by our strategic suppliers. Nichols also enjoys the opportunity to stay involved with the ISSA team.  The programs that this organization creates are completely [Read More…]

Can You Manage What You Don’t Measure?

You have to admit that the green building movement has definitely put some pressure on formalizing cleaning programs and forcing some measurement of success.  A number of years ago we put in place a tool to help us pull data from our enterprise system and create a report that allows us to help customers measure [Read More…]

Time to Evaluate Your Entryways

For years the commercial cleaning industry has studied floor and carpet maintenance issues. So it is well known that if we place the correct system, right length, high quality matting systems at our entryways we can keep 70-80% of the dirt out of our buildings in the first place. What can we expect if we [Read More…]