Jim Ginnaty selected to Chair SI Standard Activities.

 We are pleased to announce that Jim Ginnaty of the University of Michigan was elected by the Simon Institute Executive Committee to Chair the SI Standards Committee. Mr. Ginnaty will begin to assemble this committee immediately and begin compiling list of potential...

Simon Institute becomes an ANSI Accredited Standards Developer

Simon Institute, a non-profit corporation announces that it has been accredited as a developer of American National Standards by ANSI.  Simon Institute’s primary scope of standards activities are basic custodial, housekeeping, janitorial management, training, tasks...

Simon Institute joins ANSI, initiates SDO process

Note:  This is a collaborative piece that was written by Michael Anthony,  Senior Manager of National Infrastructure Standards Strategy at the University of Michigan ; John Walker and Alan Bigger for the Simon Institute in late October of 2013. The facilities industry...

Clean Schools Initiative

This study was led by Dr. Jeff Campbell from May, 2010 – Oct, 2012.  One of the key findings in this study is that Dixon Middle School was able to reduce overall custodial operating costs by 50% in comparison to national benchmarks. Clean Schools Initiative by...