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comfortable to handle. The fact that there is no trade-off in terms Solar panels are becoming a common sight on residential as well of stiffness means that water lances can be wielded comfortably and as commercial buildings. And they need cleaning on a regular controlled without much effort even over great distances, so that basis: although rain washes away some of the dirt that accumulates the user can easily clean every nook and cranny. on the surface, the panels can quickly get covered with impurities Advances in the design and engineering of brush heads, water that reduce the actual amount of sunlight that hits the solar panels, nozzles with multiple spray heads, angle adapters, and extensions seriously impairing the effectiveness with which sunlight is that enable the operator to clean effectively up to 20 meters above transformed into energy. the ground – they all make this segment of the cleaning industry Water lance technology is rising to meet this particular challenge. an innovative and exciting business to be in. The result: wider brushes with soft bristles specifically designed As with any other cleaning assignment, it is recommended to first to effectively yet gently clean solar panels. As new advances in thoroughly inspect the premises that need cleaning and carefully technology and training methods address evolving market and assess any safety risks. This way, any gaps in knowledge and customer requirements, the business of cleaning glass facades is training can be quickly identified, appropriate equipment selected, bound to keep growing and become more and more and ideal cleaning intervals set for the facade. professionalized. What also needs to be taken into account is the nature of the Dave Rogers | markus.targiel@holzmann-medien.de surfaces to be cleaned. Is the material that needs cleaning primarily glass (windows) or are there other surfaces made from different materials on the building’s exterior? And do these materials, such Dave Rogers | as metal plates for instance, need special attention? Environmental ungereurope@ungerglobal.com | www.ungerglobal.comEuropean Sales Manager, Unger Europe | Tel. +49 (0)212 22070 | aspects are becoming increasingly important for companies and businesses as well, and that makes energy conservation a hot topic. For perfect industrial cleaning Volume 1 of the guide series "Compact Industrial Cleaning" provides the theoretical underpinning for the basics of day-to-day practice, which is augmented with Volume 2, the "Step-by-Step Instructions in words and Pictures". Novices to the industrial cleaner sector will be able to comprehend the most important fundamentals of industrial cleaning. Volume 2 provides trainees, beginners and cleaning forces with appli- cation security when carrying out professional cleaning work. Step-by- step instructions explain all cleaning tasks, from the application of materials, right up to actual realisation, easily and understandably, in word and picture. Volume 3 delivers the practical fundamentals for working security and accident prevention on site. The guide helps the industrial cleaner and cleaning forces to minimise liability risks and avoid accident dan- ger. An indispensable aid for the building site, bringing more security and safety into the day-to-day working life of the industrial cleaner. All books are only available in German language! www.holzmann-medienshop.de Holzmann Medien GmbH & Co. KG | Buchverlag | Gewerbestr. 2 | 86825 Bad Wörishofen Telefon +49 8247 354-124 | Telefax +49 8247 354-190 | buch@holzmann-medien.de | www.holzmann-medienshop.de GLOBAL CLEANING | April 2014   49


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