LEED v4.1 O+M’s updates focus on performance outcomes, and not on prescriptive measures to improve performance.
Energy conservation initiatives are cutting costs and supporting skills development that make health care operations more self-reliant in five James Bay communities.
Freezing rain this week served as a reminder of the important role mats can play in limiting the amount of dirt and moisture that enters facilities.
Scale build-up can weigh on HVAC efficiency, making preventative maintenance important to controlling energy costs and preventing premature failure.
Post-construction cleaning is a critical project step that helps remove harmful dust and residue left behind by new builds and renovations alike.
How can cleaning workers complete their tasks as office workers clock less defined work hours in open offices, challenging traditional cleaning schedules?
Nearly two-thirds of facility managers are interested in implementing new digital technologies such as intelligent analytics, according to a recent study.
The new Albion Library, opened earlier this summer, is the first of Toronto’s 102 branches to introduce gender-neutral washrooms.
The Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation is poised to become a teaching tool for current and future building professionals alike.
While facility management already leverages technology extensively, innovations aren’t yet being used fully in washroom cleaning and maintenance.
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.
Facility managers might be surprised to find out how often an employee accidentally introduces pests in the office.
The start of hurricane season is around the corner and it’s important that facilities are prepared.
The City of Mississauga has slashed the electricity use of the ice-making equipment at its Iceland Arena during winter and shoulder season operations.
Facility managers do a lot, and sometimes that gets in the way of other things they should be doing but aren’t.
The use of building information modelling to develop the Bergeron Centre at York University earned the project a Canada BIM Council award.
LEDs make big claims about savings potential, but how much of this is marketing hype?