Master Your Membership to Maximize Your Business

Categories: Cleaning Applications, Green Cleaning, Innovations, Trends & Technology

By Rosie Rangel | January 11, 2016 << Back to Articles Master Your Membership to Maximize Your Business

Part of ISSA’s mission to change the way the world views cleaning involves delivering solutions to our members to better their business. From the smallest of startups to the largest contract cleaners, ISSA’s member benefits are designed to assist our members grow their business by addressing critical business concerns, including:

How much are facility consumables costing me?
Tracking facility consumable costs can become an extensive project, but ISSA’s free consumable product cost calculator can help you effectively track costs associated with purchasing restroom consumables such as toilet tissue, hand towels, hand soap, trash liners, and much more. Learn more.

How do I stay compliant with the latest governmental rules and regulations?
As an ISSA member, you can access important regulatory information in the ISSA Reference Library. This comprehensive resource provides reliable information to help you understand various rules and regulations that are specific to the cleaning industry.

How can I properly measure cleaning effectiveness?
The new ISSA Clean Standard: Institutional and Commercial applies to institutional and commercial facilities, including office buildings, retail stores, hotels, and similar facilities. You will find sample building audit forms and information on corrective actions for facilities in which the desired level of cleaning effectiveness is not met.

How can my business properly promote its professional reputation?
We have some simple—and free—ways you can give your professional reputation an instant boost simply by capitalizing on your ISSA member benefits. For example, did you know your ISSA membership includes a variety of ISSA logos you can use everywhere from your website and business cards to your products and equipment? Learn more.

Plus, you can enhance your company’s website with your own customer video library from ISSA-TV, which features more than 150 training and educational videos. Topics range from facility management trends and training to product demonstrations and how-to cleaning tips. As a member, you can embed select ISSA-TV videos on your website!

How can I implement a green cleaning program?
The ISSA Green Cleaning Library has the answers! Here you will find an introduction to green cleaning, marketplace trends, and a green cleaning program implementation guide. To help meet the growing demand for green and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification, the Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) and Certification Program has been expanded to include Green Building (GB) criteria and an optional green building designation. Learn more.

How do I find and connect with other ISSA members?
ISSA has a member exclusive person-to-person directory search. Search by name, company, title, company type, state, zip code, or country. Connect with industry leaders, key customer contacts, and other valuable ISSA member personnel in this exclusive expanded directory search.

How do I check the backgrounds of potential new employees?
Take advantage of special members-only pricing on employee background checks, social security verification, drug screening, and other services through ISSA’s discount partner program with Intellicorp. For more information, view the brochure (PDF) or call 800-539-3717; email [email protected].

Gain an edge on the competition and improve your bottom line with these business solutions and additional member benefits at! If you have any questions, our Member Services team is always here to help at [email protected].

About the Author.

Rosie Rangel is the ISSA Director of Industry Outreach. She can be reached at [email protected].