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Vote in Person Safely: Sunshine Cleaning Systems to Keep Voting Booths Clean on Election Day

(Fort Lauderdale, Florida) – The Broward County Supervisor of Elections Office has contracted with Fort Lauderdale-based Sunshine Cleaning Systems, a family-owned commercial and residential cleaning and disinfecting company in 1976, to ensure that the voting booths at 21 locations are constantly cleaned throughout the day. Sunshine team members will be stationed at each location from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on November 3, 2020. They will clean each booth as well as any other high touch areas after each use.

“We are honored to be able to play such a vital role in helping to provide comfort to people who want to vote in person,” said Randy Kierce, Sunshine’s Chief Operations Officer. “Working with the Broward County staff to keep these polling locations safe for voters is a privilege for our team.”

Sunshine cleaners will be present at the following polling locations:

1. American Legion Local Post #142

2. Assumption Catholic Church

3. Christ Community Church

4. City of Tamarac Multi-Purpose Ctr.

5. Coral Ridge Mall – NE Entrance

6. Emma Lou Olson Community Center

7. Fairways of Tamarac Assn. Clubhouse

8. Faith United Church of Christ

9. Fire Station #35

10. George English Park Community Ctr.

11. Herb Skolnick Community Center

12. Jarvis Hall Commission Room

13. Mainlands 1 & 2 Clubhouse

14. Mainlands 6 Clubhouse

15. Mills Pond Park

16. Oakland Park Library

17. Pompano Beach Municipal Golf Course

18. Pompano Beach Fire Training

19. Pompano Lakes Woodsetter Clubhouse

20. Sea Ranch Lakes Beach Club

21. Supervisor of Elections Office 102

About Sunshine Cleaning Systems

Sunshine Cleaning Systems was founded in 1976 by Larry Calufetti, who passed away in 2016. He started the company as a window cleaning service, but quickly expanded to include a wide range of other commercial janitorial services.

Among its signature offerings are specialty escalator cleaning, disinfecting solutions, terrazzo floor care, window cleaning, pressure cleaning, as well as parking lot and roadway sweeping. The company earned with honors the Clean Industry Management Standards for Green Building Criteria (CIMS-GB), which is awarded by the cleaning industry’s global trade association, ISSA. Certified by an independent accredited assessor, this certification indicates that Sunshine has “successfully demonstrated a commitment to the delivery of environmentally preferable services.”

Sunshine has served the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport for the past 34 years and provides disinfecting services for the TSA at the airport. Additional customers include the Cities of Pompano Beach, Tamarac, Delray Beach and West Palm Beach, and Manatee County. The company also provides janitorial services to the Broward County main library and government center in downtown Fort Lauderdale, Broward College, Nova Southeastern University as well as K-12 schools, restaurants, retailers, offices and athletic facilities.

In addition to the Fort Lauderdale headquarters, the privately held and woman-owned company has branch offices throughout Florida in Orlando, West Palm Beach, Tampa and Sarasota; as well as in in Charlotte, North Carolina.

For more information visit www.sunclean.com or call 954-772-0884.

Sunshine Cleaning Systems Introduced Facial Recognition Technology for Staff Time Clocks

(Fort Lauderdale, Florida) – Fort Lauderdale-based Sunshine Cleaning Systems, a family-owned

commercial and residential cleaning and disinfecting company in 1976, has installed the latest in facial recognition technology for its more 250 employees working at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The technology is being install as well at Broward College with plans for companywide implementation by early 2021.

The state-of-art mobile biometrics by Findd allows workers to log their time via their own mobile devices, eliminating traditional in-person clock-in equipment that is often unreliable and not as secure. Geofencing also allows managers to better coordinate teamwork by knowing exactly where each staff member is at all times. The facial recognition and GPS technology provides an added layer of security, ensuring that only screened employees gain access to the airport and the whereabouts of each person is known at all times.

According to Sunshine Cleaning Systems Project Manager Stalin Flores this new technology has benefits for the client, his employees and his management team.

“For our employees, it’s as easy to use as taking a ‘selfie’ and for me, I can better ensure that employees can take care of customer needs more quickly by knowing everyone’s location at all times,” he said.

Findd, a Utah-based software firm, says this advanced mobile facial recognition and time labor management system helps to eliminate fraud and uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to determine where each member of the team is at all times. “No need to learn how to use clunky,

proprietary hardware that doesn’t work as well as a tablet or the phone in your employee’s pocket,” states the website.

About Sunshine Cleaning Systems

Sunshine Cleaning Systems was founded in 1976 by Larry Calufetti, who passed away in 2016. He started the company as a window cleaning service, but quickly expanded to include a wide range of other commercial janitorial services.

Among its signature offerings are specialty escalator cleaning, disinfecting solutions, terrazzo floor care, window cleaning, pressure cleaning, as well as parking lot and roadway sweeping. The company earned with honors the Clean Industry Management Standards for Green Building Criteria (CIMS-GB), which is awarded by the cleaning industry’s global trade association, ISSA. Certified by an independent accredited assessor, this certification indicates that Sunshine has “successfully demonstrated a commitment to the delivery of environmentally preferable services.”

Sunshine has served the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport for the past 34 years and provides disinfecting services for the TSA at the airport. Additional customers include the Cities of Pompano Beach, Tamarac, Delray Beach and West Palm Beach, and Manatee County. The company also provides janitorial services to the Broward County main library and government center in downtown Fort Lauderdale, Broward College, Nova Southeastern University as well as K-12 schools, restaurants, retailers, offices and athletic facilities.

In addition to the Fort Lauderdale headquarters, the privately held and woman-owned company has branch offices throughout Florida in Orlando, West Palm Beach, Tampa and Sarasota; as well as in in Charlotte, North Carolina.

For more information visit www.sunclean.com or call 954-772-0884

Sunshine Cleaning Systems adds City of Delray Beach as Customer – Municipality Division Continues to Grow

(Fort Lauderdale, Florida) – Sunshine Cleaning Systems (sunclean.com), a privately-held integrated cleaning company headquartered in Fort Lauderdale since 1976, recently signed a contract to provide commercial cleaning services to the City of Delray Beach, adding to its growing roster of municipality customers.

During 2020, the company also added the Cities of Pompano Beach and Tamarac, as well as the expansion of a 23-year contract with the City of West Palm Beach. Sunshine currently provides janitorial services to Manatee County and the Broward County main library and government center in downtown Fort Lauderdale.

Sunshine also recently announced that the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport renewed its contract for the 34th consecutive year by signing a new three-year contract with two, one-year extensions. The company’s clients range from private and public schools and universities to restaurants, retailers, offices and athletic facilities.

Michael Woodson, who handles sales to municipalities throughout Florida, sees this area continuing to expand throughout Florida, especially in light of greater demand for disinfecting services related to virus prevention. 

To better accommodate these new requests, according to Woodson, members of the Sunshine team have completed a rigorous certification process created by the worldwide cleaning industry association (ISSA), the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) (www.gbac.org). 

“GBAC offers training certifications to cleaning professionals as well as an accreditation for facilities,” he explained. “GBAC STAR™ Accreditation is growing as the seal of approval for facilities following strict cleaning and disinfection procedures for handling infectious disease outbreaks.”

He said that Sunshine teams conduct a four-step cleaning and disinfecting treatment for facilities.  “We provide our customers comfort in knowing that bacteria and viruses are removed, and the environment is cleaner and safer,” he said, adding that a deep cleaning process is followed by a disinfecting treatment using an electrostatic sprayer.”

“COVID-19 has made cleaning our facilities more important than ever,” said Joe Frantz, Deputy Director, Public Works, City of Delray Beach. “We feel comfortable knowing that the Sunshine team will work hard to help keep our staff members and visitors as safe as possible.”

About Sunshine Cleaning Systems

Sunshine Cleaning Systems was founded in 1976 by Larry Calufetti, who passed away in 2016.  He started the company as a window cleaning service, but quickly expanded to include a wide range of other commercial janitorial services.

Among its signature offerings are specialty escalator cleaning, disinfecting solutions, terrazzo floor care, window cleaning, pressure cleaning, as well as parking lot and roadway sweeping.

In addition to the Fort Lauderdale headquarters, the privately held and woman-owned company has branch offices throughout Florida in Orlando, West Palm Beach, Tampa and Sarasota; as well as in in Charlotte, North Carolina. For more information visit www.sunclean.com or call 954-772-0884.

Sunshine Cleaning Systems Awarded Competitive Bid from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport for 34th Consecutive Year

(Fort Lauderdale, Florida) – Sunshine Cleaning Systems (sunclean.com), a privately-held integrated cleaning company headquartered in Fort Lauderdale since 1976, has been recommended by Broward County purchasing for award of a new three-year $64 million contract to provide janitorial services to the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Terminals 1 – 4. The contract allows for two one-year extensions, with an amount not to exceed $86 million.  Sunshine, which participated in a competitive bid selection process, has been serving the airport since 1986.

 “We are honored and proud to be able to continue to serve the airport and the passengers who use it every day,” said President and CEO Laura Coenen, who emphasizes that 35 percent of the contract will be dedicated to five Broward County firms certified by the Office of Economic and Small Business Development.

“Our staff members have been working extraordinarily hard these past few months during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure all airport employees and travelers remain safe,” she said, noting that operations management at Sunshine have completed training through the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) for prevention and control of infectious disease outbreaks with an emphasis on SARS-CoV-2/COVID 19.

Similar to the LEED certification, which has become the gold standard for green buildings, the GBAC STAR™ Accreditation program is now the seal of approval for facilities following strict cleaning and disinfection procedures for handling infectious disease outbreaks.  Created by the worldwide cleaning industry association (ISSA), the program offers training to cleaning professionals as well as an accreditation for facilities (www.gbac.org). 

Extra cleaning protocols currently underway at the airport, according to Coenen, include continuous disinfecting of high touch point areas throughout the airport, more frequent cleaning of restrooms, and concentrated deep cleaning and disinfecting throughout the facility.

Media Contacts:
Ellen Crane
ellen@mad4marketing.com
954.895.3152
or
Jenna Auckland
jenna@sunclean.com
954.675.6391


About Sunshine Cleaning Systems

Sunshine Cleaning was founded in 1976 by Larry Calufetti, who passed away in 2016.  He started the company as a window cleaning service, but quickly expanded to include a wide range of other commercial janitorial services.  Among its signature offerings are specialty escalator cleaning, disinfecting solutions, terrazzo floor care, window cleaning, pressure cleaning, as well as parking lot and roadway sweeping.

The privately held and woman-owned company has branch offices in Charlotte, North Carolina; and throughout Florida in Orlando, West Palm Beach, Tampa and Sarasota, in addition to the Fort Lauderdale headquarters.

For more information visit www.sunclean.com or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/sunshinecleaningsystems/

Sunshine Cleaning Systems Leaders Earn Biorisk Certification

Fort Lauderdale, Florida – The LEED certification has become the gold standard for green buildings, now the GBAC STAR™ Accreditation is growing as the seal of approval for facilities following strict cleaning and disinfection procedures for handling infectious disease outbreaks.  Created by the worldwide cleaning industry association (ISSA), the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) offers training certifications to cleaning professionals as well as an accreditation for facilities (www.gbac.org). 

Members of Fort Lauderdale-based Sunshine Cleaning Systems’ top management team have completed the rigorous GBAC fundamentals course. The training now allows them to assist facilities in securing the GBAC STAR™ Accreditation, a program that establishes specific guidelines to assist facilities in their cleaning, disinfecting and infectious disease prevention protocols.

“We have fully embraced the GBAC fundamentals and are in the process of requiring all managers in the operations, sales, quality control and assurance departments to complete the course,” said Mike Woodson, Director of Sales, Quality Control and Assurance at Sunshine Cleaning, who added that the company COO Randy Kierce as well as department heads and frontline managers have already completed the training.  “The COVID-19 crisis has moved our entire industry to create consistent and accepted procedures to more effectively control risks associated with infectious agents.”

The 20-part STAR program includes a facility commitment statement, emergency preparedness and response, facility infection disease prevention practices, a worker health program, and audits and inspections.  According to the GBAC, “in order to minimize or eliminate the risk of the spread and contamination of infectious diseases, the facility needs to address its in-house requirements (staff) as well as the needs of customers, clients and visitors.” 

In addition to infectious disease situations, the GBAC helps organizations and businesses prepare for, respond to, and recover from other biological threats, biohazard situations and real-time crises.

About Sunshine Cleaning Systems

Sunshine Cleaning was founded in 1976 by Larry Calufetti, who passed away in 2016.  He started the company as a window cleaning service, but quickly expanded to include a wide range of other commercial janitorial services.  Among its signature offerings are specialty escalator cleaning, disinfecting solutions, terrazzo floor care, window cleaning, pressure cleaning, as well as parking lot and roadway sweeping.

In addition to the Fort Lauderdale headquarters, the privately held and woman-owned company has branch offices throughout Florida in Orlando, West Palm Beach, Tampa and Sarasota; as well as in in Charlotte, North Carolina.

For more information visit www.sunclean.com or call 954-772-0884.

Media Contacts:
Ellen Crane
ellen@mad4marketing.com
954.895.3152
or
Jenna Auckland
jenna@sunclean.com
954.675.6391


About Sunshine Cleaning Systems

Sunshine Cleaning was founded in 1976 by Larry Calufetti, who passed away in 2016.  He started the company as a window cleaning service, but quickly expanded to include a wide range of other commercial janitorial services.  Among its signature offerings are specialty escalator cleaning, disinfecting solutions, terrazzo floor care, window cleaning, pressure cleaning, as well as parking lot and roadway sweeping.

The privately held and woman-owned company has branch offices in Charlotte, North Carolina; and throughout Florida in Orlando, West Palm Beach, Tampa and Sarasota, in addition to the Fort Lauderdale headquarters.

For more information visit www.sunclean.com or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/sunshinecleaningsystems/

Sunshine Cleaning Systems Donates Disinfecting Services to Salvation Army Superstore

(Fort Lauderdale, Florida) – Before patrons enjoyed 50% off deals at the Salvation Army’s Superstore on Broward Boulevard, Sunshine Cleaning Systems (sunclean.com) made sure the facility was disinfected. The privately-held integrated cleaning company headquartered in Fort Lauderdale since 1976 recently donated a thorough disinfecting service using an electrostatic spraying system.

The entire 20,000-square-foot store was treated to disinfect, improve air quality and eliminate odors. Bathrooms, dressing areas and the checkout counter were all disinfected prior to the busy Saturday shopping day.

During the COVID-19 crisis and as businesses begin to reopen, Sunshine Cleaning teams have been busy cleaning and disinfecting municipal facilities, office buildings, restaurants, athletic facilities and more.

For more information, visit www.sunclean.com.  Learn about ways to support the Salvation Army at (www.salvationarmyflorida.org/fortlaudedale) or call 954-524-6991.

Media Contacts:
Ellen Crane
ellen@mad4marketing.com
954.895.3152
or
Jenna Auckland
jenna@sunclean.com
954.675.6391


About Sunshine Cleaning Systems

Sunshine Cleaning was founded in 1976 by Larry Calufetti, who passed away in 2016.  He started the company as a window cleaning service, but quickly expanded to include a wide range of other commercial janitorial services.  Among its signature offerings are specialty escalator cleaning, disinfecting solutions, terrazzo floor care, window cleaning, pressure cleaning, as well as parking lot and roadway sweeping.

The privately held and woman-owned company has branch offices in Charlotte, North Carolina; and throughout Florida in Orlando, West Palm Beach, Tampa and Sarasota, in addition to the Fort Lauderdale headquarters.

For more information visit www.sunclean.com or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/sunshinecleaningsystems/