Roofing

roof inspections

A property manager’s guide to roof inspections

At least twice per year, property managers should conduct roof inspections and maintenance on their roofs.
energy efficiency

Energy efficiency from the ground up

Energy efficiency is more than just buzz—it's the future of the rental property industry. From older buildings getting retrofits to newer builds being outfitted with the latest technologies, it's either go green or get left behind.

How to achieve energy efficiency in 2015

Achieving energy efficiency in multi-residential properties is the new normal. With the cost of utilities rising, apartment owners are benefitting more than ever by finding new ways to save.
apartment roof

Latent defects and the law

When buying apartment buildings of older stock, buyers should beware of latent defects and know their rights within the law.
preventative maintenance program

How to start a preventive maintenance program

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
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Toronto a leader in green roof industry

Toronto’s leadership in the industry is due to the fact that green roofs are not only encouraged but mandatory.
REMI

Raise the roof

A roof that lasts longer is usually more sustainable since less waste is generated through the removal of an additional roof.
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Horticultural practices for green roofs

When designing a green roof, three elements have to be optimized: drainage, growing media and plants.