Green Products & Technologies
What, exactly, is the Internet of Things (IoT)? And how does it relate to building energy management? Read ahead for how connective technologies can lead to smarter buildings.
The American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has released two new reference guides for the facility management community.
A growing number of schools are opting to participate in “greener” practices that benefit the students, budget, and environment.
ASHRAE President Sheila J. Hayter and President-elect Darryl K. Boyce testified before the Standing Committee on Natural Resources at the House of Commons of Canada on Nov. 20, 2018.
Smart buildings offer the best hope to reduce carbon effectively, reduce energy costs and provide good return on investment.
Students of Canada’s newest architecture school won’t have to venture far to see lessons from the classroom come to life. The latest addition to Laurentian
Along with the direct energy savings that LEDs offer, facilities are also realizing cost savings by prolonging their lighting system through best practices.
High-pressure laminate is a practical yet stylish surfacing material, and new breakthroughs in resin technology add functional features.
Evergreen is targeting carbon neutrality in the retrofit of its heritage-designated kiln building at Toronto’s Brick Works site.
Impending environmental regulations will push the Canadian and American real estate industries toward cooling and insulation options with lower global warming potential.
Energy-saving 'earth tubes' were among the features expected to help earn UTSC's new Environmental Sciences and Chemistry building LEED Gold status.
LED technology has become a simple, most cost-effective way to not only cut operating costs, but also measurably reduce environmental impact.
Energy conservation programs, from audits to cost-effective measures for savings, have been a mainstay of consumption reduction strategy. However, existing buildings have the potential to
Updates to LED lighting incentives in Ontario make them more lucrative and easier to obtain.
The first step in a green cleaning program is often to switch from traditional to green cleaning chemicals. What facility managers may not realize is
With more than 100 registered hives in Toronto alone, people are seeing the environmental benefits and economic possibilities around urban beekeeping.
Green roof benefits include better air quality, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, improved storm water management and economic advantages.