Third Party and APPA/LEED Auditing
Timely, thorough and professional. Our experts grade cleaning quality and review best practices to improve contractor service and delivery.
The cleanliness of your building is like electricity. If it works, your tenants take it for granted. If it doesn’t, they notice, which can affect your reputation. Sometimes people will complain, which allows you and your contract cleaner to fix it, but often they don’t.
More and more property and facility managers are hiring independent consultants for certified cleaning inspections either as an ongoing audit/scorecard or part of the RFP process. These inspections help:
DCS has conducted hundreds of inspections on facilities of all types and sizes across Canada. From commercial office buildings, retail centers and transit systems . DCS has been able to raise the bar without increasing costs for its clients.
Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) is an important reputational tool. LEED tells your tenants and potential tenants that you care about sustainability – and more importantly – that you are doing something about it. DCS completes custodial effectiveness APPA audits for LEED Certification, professionally, quickly and cost- effectively.
Our trained professionals help ensure that your inspection will be conducted in a respectful and sensitive manner so as not to disturb tenants. We complete your assessment based on the APPA 1-5 standards:
DCS will complete the initial on-site inspection 2-3 weeks from the date of receiving the purchase order. Once the inspection is complete we will prepare and present a report including:
Our reports include: building specific project description, project detailed area summary, APPA audit summary with specific inspection data and recommendations for improvement.
Click to download: APPA – Custodial Staffing Guidelines for Educational Facilities
Click to download Canadian APPA LEED Audit Flyer