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?
Studies have shown that the strategic placement of soap and sanitizer dispensers has been shown to influence hand hygiene.
The new emergency power supply system (EPSS) has been commissioned. The design, factory witness testing, installation and site benchmarking are complete. This state-of-the-art power plant
The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) has offered a window into its renewal needs backlog by releasing facilities data for each of its school buildings.
Preventive maintenance programs have become standard practice, but they may miss variations in real-time conditions: The case for predictive maintenance.
Five tenants piloted a new green certification program, BOMA Canada's Sustainable Workplaces, ahead of its recent roll out.
While all buildings need protection against potential pests, older buildings can face increased pest pressures and unique challenges if left unprepared.
UVGI technology is emerging as an effective tool in the fight against healthcare-acquired infections in Canadian hospitals.
The latest phase of accessibility regulations in Ontario may concern employment standards, but facility managers have a role to play in compliance.
The new collaborative office seems to be the answer to improved productivity and innovation; however, it introduces new issues of office cleanliness.