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Integrity & Respect with Charo Flores

Since 1979, Senior District Manager, Charo Flores has made an impact in Orange County California's janitorial industry. 
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Facility Management

Converting commercial real estate offices into a lab space?

From 2018 to 2020, demand for life science and lab facilities has grown dramatically. In fact, a record $70 billion in capital was invested in American life science companies in 2020 (2021 Life Sciences on the Rise). Paired with a changing demand for office space and a redefined labor market, many commercial real estate stakeholders feel there is an opportunity to pivot their investment.
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Culture

Able's 2021 Northeast & Midwest Summer Interns

Every year Able Services provides early-stage career opportunities in the form of paid internships to students studying facilities. Our internship programs are demanding yet rewarding for students seeking hands on experience in the operations and maintenance of the built environment. From job shadowing, to building audits, our interns gain valuable exposure to various aspects of the commercial building maintenance industry. This Summer's interns from our Midwest and Northeast regions attend the following schools: Temple University Massachusetts Maritime Academy Illinois Institute of Technology SUNY Maritime Academy University of Wisconsin
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Janitorial

Cleaning Coalition Janitorial Recommendations for Tri-State Area

In a recent press release, the Cleaning Coalition of America (CCA), a group which represents the country’s largest facilities services and janitorial companies, has provided several helpful recommendations for Tri-State businesses as the Northeast moves swiftly into a post-Covid reality.
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Culture

Katie Fraher Spotlight with CREW SF

Katie Fraher, Director of Business Development, was recently 'spotlighted' by CREW SF on their blog. Read the original here or view the reproduction below.
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Community

Working Together to Clean-Up the NYC Firefighter's Museum

We’re focused on your facility so you can focus on your work. On May 7, 2021, the NYC Able Services team put on their Able shirts and got to work cleaning and performing basic maintenance tasks at the Official Museum of the New York Fire Department.
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Sustainability

Sustainability in Seattle: Two Awards at One Site

Recently on a Zoom call with engineering staff from an Able site in Seattle we discussed award-winning energy saving measures and how to make it as a building engineer. Here is a Q+A with Aubrey, Troy and Corben.
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Culture

Employee Spotlight - Brian from Philadelphia

Earlier this month Erica Overstreet, Engineering Coordinator, sat down with Brian Kemper to learn more about his role as a Assistant Chief Engineer at Able Services. Here is her conversation with Brian:
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Sustainability

Blue Star Award Winning Chief Engineer - Troy Woodcox

Troy Woodcox is the Chief Engineer of a 290k sq. ft. commercial facility in San Francisco and recently was awarded the Blue Star Award from his building for their sustainability efforts. We caught up with Troy to learn more about his award-winning work.
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Newsletters

Public Safety Advisory: Heavy Snow Loads on Roofs Poses Danger

  This article was originally published in February 2015 and has been updated. Public Safety Advisory: Heavy Snow Loads on Roofs Poses Danger Recent prolonged cold and frequent snowstorms have contributed to a large amount of snow on our roofs. With more storms in the forecast, the load conditions will be severe and potentially very dangerous.
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