Facility owners and managers must rethink the demands of existing operations and systems to deal with rapidly fluctuating capacity.
Colleges and universities are questioning how much space will be needed in the future campus, how it will be operated, and how to make our built environment more healthy, sustainable and resilient.
Retrofits to remedy energy losses through the building envelope are sometimes based on assumptions and uncertainty.
It is critical that FMs be part of a back-to-work strategy to voice their ideas, suggestions and areas for improvement that can all be applied going forward.
About 11 million people currently reside in Canada's wildland-urban interface areas, enjoying the benefits of proximity to forests and other natural features, but perhaps overlooking the perils.
Circadian lighting plays a special role in facilities management as long-term care homes and schools increasingly look to enhance wellbeing among seniors and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Facility management affects a significant component of total lifetime embodied carbon.
The zero carbon project marks an evolution in warehouses and, more broadly, the potential for a lower-emitting industrial sector.
A much anticipated, and unfinished, addition to St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto was fast-tracked to keep pace with a fast-moving pandemic.
One area where cohesive design is becoming increasingly important is residential healthcare, which encompasses memory care and mental health.
Sunnybrook Hospital has become the first healthcare facility in Toronto to welcome honeybees to its 100-acre property.
The office remains a preferable environment for the majority of workers who find working from home every day an unfavourable option.
The facility brings together a multi-purpose satellite fire station, a live-fire training building, and a municipal emergency operations centre.
Schools have the duty to prevent and control infectious diseases. The COVID-19 pandemic makes the process of cleaning schools even more imperative.
It has been almost 25 years since CBRE expanded to Alberta’s capital. Known as Coldwell Banker Commercial at the time (as it was prior to
While museum relics are meant to be cherished and preserved long-term, the building systems that protect them are not.
Noise complaints are a prevalent and challenging problem for facility managers. While the most common are related to a loud residential or commercial neighbour, the