When properly maintained, an irrigation system can provide many years of excellent service.
Commercial real estate's core function as a provider of workspace serves as something of a living lab for the industry's own human resources strategies.
National Safety Month is an excellent reminder to conduct an audit of existing infrastructure and determine where upgrades can be made.
Fast action and the right action are essential to protecting the eyes.
ESG provides a framework to set priorities, steer action and monitor progress toward more resilient assets, with 93 per cent of respondents reporting that criteria linked to sustainability, supporting local communities and shunning corruption influence their investment decisions.
The IT Community of IFMA is often asked how to get started with IT in facility management and how to develop a long-term strategy for FM IT solutions.
Floor care is an important part of maintaining a facility's image and safety. It's a big task year-round, but it can be a challenge particularly in the winter.
School plumbing systems require regular pipe flushing to keep kids safe. How sensors can help fulfill this duty amid failing grades at some facilities.
Prospective developers of community hubs will no longer get extra time to negotiate the purchase of surplus properties the Ontario government is selling.
It’s more challenging for people to achieve an active lifestyle if they spend 40 hours per week at a sedentary job, finds ergonomist Linda Miller.
There are few opportunities for organizations as great as the workplace move, where it can begin anew in fresh, new premises.
As their job responsibilities change, FMs need to continuously improve in order to help bring their organization value.
Today’s interiors are even more dependent on sound masking for speech privacy and noise control.
Real estate operators can look to CSA-accredited professionals for guidance on making buildings more welcoming and workable for people of all abilities.
FMs overseeing compact portfolios may consider outsourcing. However, there are several factors to weigh in choosing an approach.
Technology continues to make everyone’s life much easier, but it’s also making everyone more sedentary.
There are many reasons companies start ergonomics programs: one serious injury, a series of minor injuries or staff absences in the workplace.