The apartment rental landscape is changing. Utility costs are rising, creating the need for improved energy management.
Guidance related to natural ventilation, particulate filtration and compartmentalization of multi-residential HVAC systems are prominent in the list of identified "significant changes" compared to the incumbent 2016 version of the standards.
Tensions boiled over last week at Toronto apartment buildings without air conditioning as temperatures soared into heat wave territory in late September.
Scents associated with cigarette smoke, cooking and the garbage chute are among the most common odours complaints received by building managers.
A recent fire in a Toronto high-rise apartment building has put the spotlight back on fire safety after numerous residents had to be rescued by Toronto Fire Services. Though no injuries were reported, the incident is a reminder that Fire Safety Plans are critical—especially when building fire alarm systems are rendered inoperative due to repair and maintenance projects.
Mark Kesseler, Vice President, Construction & Physical Operations at Greenwin, provides the following pre-winter preventative maintenance program tips for property managers.
The question of how to start a preventive maintenance program is extremely common, and for good reason. With budgets tight and workers stretched thin, preventive
Through a combination of smart purchasing, maintenance programs and strategic planning, building managers ...
Energy efficiency in highrise multi-residential buildings can be achieved through a variety of retrofits. However, one method that is often overlooked is ...