2014
BSCAI Executive Insights

There are two things that managing partner of AffinEco Michael Diamond believes have given his company the ability to sustain 47 years — putting clients first and empowering his staff. Providing great value and recognizing clients’ needs have positioned AffinEco as an ideal partner for its clients, but the focus on its team members has taken the company to the next level. Read more…

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UCONN CEO Event

To successfully manage a growing company through a recession and changes in technology requires a strategic vision and strong leadership.

Often CEOs get caught up in the day-today functions of their companies, but what drives growth is when they cultivate a strong workforce and think strategically. Read more…

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The Modern Clean Sweep FBJ Article

Paul Senecal did not realize he’d stumbled onto his future career path at age 10 when he started to spend his Saturdays at his father’s department store hanging out with the maintenance crew.

Fast-forward 40 years and he’s at the forefront of a $35 million cleaning and maintenance company, AffinEco LLC., with his partner Michael Diamond. Read more…

Company News

A Careful Approach to Technology

By Matt Ellis Recently, the Building Service Contractors Association International (BSCAI) commissioned a survey of its members to learn how cleaning and maintenance companies are utilizing technology in their operations, client communications and management. The survey found integration of new technology slow across the building service industry. “I think it’s...

AffinEco Emphasizes Safety & Performance Training

By Sue Minichiello AffinEco knows safety is among its clients’ topmost priorities, which is why the company emphasizes safety and performance training in the field and is continually evaluating and updating related policies, procedures and practices. One example is its Night Safety Trainers program. A group of handpicked AffinEco employees...

CT Bills Threaten Job Growth, Building Services Industry

By Sue Minichiello New bills under consideration by the Connecticut State Legislature would, if passed, have significant impact statewide on job growth, building service contractors (BSCs) and their clients/tenants, as well as cleaning and maintenance services workers, and taxpayers. SB 1 & HB 6212 — An Act Concerning Earned Family...

Complying with the ADA: Useful Guidance from the Second Circuit

By Glenn A. Duhl Let’s be honest, sometimes, complying with employer obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) can seem as difficult as untying a Gordian knot. Fortunately, a recent decision from the Second Circuit Court of Appeals provides employers with useful guidance on some ways to avoid disability...

Employee Spotlight: Richard Vallejos & Eloisa Oliva

This quarter, AffinEco leadership has chosen to shine a spotlight on two outstanding employees who exemplify the company’s values and standards. Richard Vallejos By Matt Ellis Leadership, responsibility, dedication and hard work. These are the qualities every company looks for in its employees and they are exactly the qualities the...