The fatal fire that ripped through a 24-storey apartment tower in London, England, on Wednesday, June 14th, has left the city traumatized. Deemed one of the deadliest of its kind in the recent history, the blaze in the 120-unit Grenfell Tower council housing block has resulted in 30 confirmed deaths and dozens of lives still unaccounted for.
Last year, the commercial real estate industry faced a number of diverse challenges and successes that are expected to develop throughout 2017. Here, REMI’s award-winning
Many building owners today are familiar with electricity sub-metering and its proven energy and cost savings, but few understand the technology and the savings that can be incurred from water sub-metering.
Technology is one of those things that never stops moving, and sometimes it can be daunting to keep up with all the latest advancements out
When an emergency situation arises in a multi-residential setting, things can turn chaotic fast. To prevent this chaos, all residents, visitors and staff need to know what to do and how to react immediately. The most effective way to accomplish this is with customized, real-time mass notification systems.
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.
Cogeneration in Canada is no longer just for hospitals and industrial facilities—multi-residential property owners are beginning to take note of this energy savings technology, too.
Modular apartments are gaining traction among building owners and tenants in cities across North America.
Owning and maintaining an apartment pool in Canada can be extremely costly due to damage caused by our climate and the harsh mix of chemicals needed to make the water safe for swimmers. Overtime, pool resurfacing is a reality all property managers and owners must face.
Talking to tenants and using social media are useful strategies to get occupants working toward the same energy-efficient green building plans.
Solar power generation is a green way to reduce energy costs. But there are pros and cons of solar panels when it comes to apartment buildings.
New developments in washers and dryers means that multi-residential laundry facilities can minimize energy usage and maximize profits.
Here are four steps to help a company manage its data assets.
Providing tenants with instant information on their smartphones can give a property a competitive advantage in the marketplace, and enable savvy property managers to maximize their time and measure their results.
As electric vehicles become more popular, the building industry is starting to look at how it can accommodate ...
The process of adding solar panels to a building's roof or adjacent land can be made much simpler and less expensive than what is probably thought.
Many industry insiders and advocates are now urging building managers and operators to make better use of their smartphones.