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.
Carleton University expects to fire up a new co-generation plant at its Ottawa-based campus next spring as part of its sophomore energy master plan.
New construction and renovations can turn up the heat on pest pressures, but proactive measures can help prevent future infestations.
A seven-month study revealed a 12-per-cent increase in task performance metrics for office workers who worked under HCL fixtures.
Energy conservation initiatives are cutting costs and supporting skills development that make health care operations more self-reliant in five James Bay communities.
Health and wellness-promoting amenities are no longer just nice-to-have perks in sustainable office buildings — increasingly, employees are demanding them.
The City of Mississauga is testing the waters with solar panels as a supplemental heat source for its busiest — and highest utility-consuming — outdoor pool this summer.