Newly released guidelines offer a standard for approaching the planning and designing of healthcare facilities from a resiliency perspective.
With fire equipment, the biggest culprit for non-compliance issues usually involves obstructions blocking fire extinguishers and hoses from view.
The City of Surrey has awarded contracts for three major infrastructure projects from the Surrey Invests initiative.
At last, our buildings are ready to catch up with the conveniences and expectations that future users have come to expect in the 21st century—and COVID has been the much-needed accelerant for this transformation in the building industry.
The idea of creating inclusive community hubs—where people of all ages and abilities can gather together—is gaining significant momentum.
Dingy is a word that conjures thoughts of old institutional spaces. Academic buildings with dimly-lit hallways and windowless classrooms punctured with fluorescent glare. Rarely are
Indigenous communities across Canada continue to be sidelined or completely excluded from initial planning phases of new developments and renovations.
A former counterterrorism expert explains some steps that can be taken to enhance facility security.
How AMPED Sports Lab and Ice Complex in Ottawa, Ontario, became the first Zero Carbon Building Performance Standard certified arena.
The 2021 edition delivers critical guidance for designers and operators of these frontline facilities and incorporates 17 changes to the standard.
Leveraging appropriate service technology and integrated service tools can ensure buildings are safe and properly maintained.
Facility managers are no longer viewed as a back-office function, but rather “a strategic instrument to attract and retain talent and create a great experience,”
The 2021 federal budget adds some clean energy equipment to immediately qualify for accelerated capital cost allowance, and names various combined heat and power applications to be delisted after 2023.
In the age of COVID, it's also important to consider how chemical exposures influence our ability to fight disease.
Qaumajuq, meaning “it is bright” or “it is lit” in Inuktitut, opens virtually this week, but the 40,000-square foot addition has been almost a decade in the making.
The document will combine ASHRAE's and IAPMO’s respective standards to offer complimentary guidance and references.
IoT platforms that use overhead sensors, booking data, and smartphone space-reservations to pull analytics, are increasingly playing a key role in supporting the growing data-driven workplace.