- Created on Sunday, 03 December 2006 03:02
- Written by Rich Fitzmorris
Question: What is the average percent of rewash in a commercial laundry?
Answer: A commercial laundry in defined as a business that washes textiles for a profit. That being said; the mix of textile categories can make a difference in the overall stain rewash percentage of the laundry. If you were to break down certain classifications/industries you should be able to determine what the average should be for a commercial laundry. In general the following are good average numbers:
Hospital Healthcare 2-4%
Nursing Homecare 3-4%
Food & Beverage 4-7%
Industrial Garments 3-5%
Personal Clothing >1%
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Emerald Textiles Chosen As Linen Services Provider For Eisenhower Medical Center
SAN DIEGO, Ca. — Emerald Textiles™, a Southern California commercial healthcare laundry provider, announced its selection as exclusive vendor of linen rentals and services for Eisenhower Medical Center. Emerald Textiles operates a technologically-advanced commercial laundry facility that saves the county of San Diego more than 700,000 therms of natural gas and expects to save 40,000,000 gallons of water annually.
“We are pleased with the quality and cleanliness that Emerald is providing and proud to work with a provider who is focused on sustainability and the environment,” said Dana Francis, director of environmental services for Eisenhower Medical Center. “Since Emerald began managing our linen services, we have happier employees and patients.”
Emerald recently received the SDG&E Savings by Design Award, in recognition for its advanced design and extreme energy efficiency. Savings by Design is an award created by the California Public Utilities Commission and San Diego Gas & Electric