Scale build-up can weigh on HVAC efficiency, making preventative maintenance important to controlling energy costs and preventing premature failure.
Though technology is rapidly advancing, the simplest, yet most effective preventative measures stem from rudimentary security fundamentals.
Proponents and early adopters suggest the program can provide simplified credibility for landlords and simplified assurance for tenants via a formal third-party building assessment and an easily decipherable rating system that is tied to rigorous criteria.
The new Albion Library, opened earlier this summer, is the first of Toronto’s 102 branches to introduce gender-neutral washrooms.
The Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA) has announced the Silver Award winners for the 2017 Awards of Excellence.
The type of humidification system chosen will directly affect the amount of time, effort, and expense that must be invested to keep the equipment running at peak performance.
With summer just around the corner, here are some tips for facilities managers to consider when preparing their commercial buildings to beat the heat.
The start of hurricane season is around the corner and it’s important that facilities are prepared.
The half-pixelated gear that hangs above the entryway symbolizes the output of Scotiabank’s new Digital Factory in Toronto.
Evergreen is targeting carbon neutrality in the retrofit of its heritage-designated kiln building at Toronto’s Brick Works site.
The use of building information modelling to develop the Bergeron Centre at York University earned the project a Canada BIM Council award.
The new Waterdown Library and Civic Centre is designed to read like a ‘fragment’ of the Niagara Escarpment over which it cantilevers.
Adding a new wing to the fully developed site would require surgical precision. The original Chinook Regional Hospital, which was constructed close to 30 years
The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) has offered a window into its renewal needs backlog by releasing facilities data for each of its school buildings.
Energy-saving 'earth tubes' were among the features expected to help earn UTSC's new Environmental Sciences and Chemistry building LEED Gold status.
BMO Field hosted the celebration of two goals at the TFC’s home opener May 7. One was the completion of the sports venue’s $150-million transformation.
The building envelope can truly make or break energy-efficiency efforts. Major systems improvements may help, but those savings could fly out the window.