Our LooLights™ win IWFM 2022 Award for Innovation

25 October 2022

VERTECO, part of the WhiffAway Group, and the UAE’s leading supplier of water saving products, smart washroom solutions and data driven cleaning technology, has won an award for innovation at the 2022 IWFM Impact Awards. The company’s LooLights™ washroom occupancy system was named as winner of the ‘Best SME Led Innovation Award’ category at this year’s event.

The IWFM Impact Awards, previously known as the IWFM Awards, represent the workplace and facilities management industry’s most prestigious accolades. Held on October 17th at London’s JW Marriott Grosvenor House, the awards celebrate and showcase the very best in ingenuity from influential organisations which touch many areas of life, including some of the greatest challenges facing economies and communities across the globe.

The ‘Best SME Led Innovation Award’ recognises an innovative solution that a company has brought to the FM sector, which has helped organisations achieve their strategic goals, and in turn, enhanced the wider sector.

LooLights™, VERTECO’s cubicle occupancy system, uses a simple yet highly effective tracking sensor to help washroom users visually determine cubicle occupancy. The delivery of real time data to FM teams via a software platform, facilitates better management of facilities through reactive cleaning, monitoring of footfall, and supports an improved overall washroom experience. The toilet tracking technology was commended by the judges as a genuinely innovative and scalable solution, that delivered tangible benefits and demonstratable outcomes within the FM environment.

James McLean, Managing Director of WhiffAway Group said, “The IWFM Awards are highly regarded on a global scale. They recognise innovation and best practice from an extremely varied cross-section of organisations and sectors. At WhiffAway, we pride ourselves on being at the very forefront of innovative smart washroom solutions, so to be selected as a winner within this category represents a true achievement and testament to the work we do.

David King, Managing Director of VERTECO for the MENA Region said, “LooLights™ represent a simple yet ingenious solution which helps businesses achieve and excel their washroom hygiene standards. Post-COVID, the FM sector has had to completely reevaluate the way they address safety within washrooms. By monitoring people numbers and enforcing social distancing, LooLightsTM offer a highly effective solution which has empowered businesses around the world to provide safe, hygienic and uncrowded washrooms, with the added benefit of improving operational efficiencies.

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