While museum relics are meant to be cherished and preserved long-term, the building systems that protect them are not.
Like any other significant hire, there is a benefit to working with a facility maintenance team that can deliver tangible value to your operations.
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
When planning retrofits or renovations for older schools, administrators have the chance to implement green, sustainable and high-performance design solutions.
School plumbing systems require regular pipe flushing to keep kids safe. How sensors can help fulfill this duty amid failing grades at some facilities.
Today’s interiors are even more dependent on sound masking for speech privacy and noise control.
FMs overseeing compact portfolios may consider outsourcing. However, there are several factors to weigh in choosing an approach.
Facility managers have been attracted to liquid ice melt/de-ice products in recent years largely because they are much easier to apply.
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.