As employees eventually return to the office, most will bring with them a heightened sensitivity to their surroundings—specifically to what they touch and their proximity to coworkers.
Newly released guidelines offer a standard for approaching the planning and designing of healthcare facilities from a resiliency perspective.
With fire equipment, the biggest culprit for non-compliance issues usually involves obstructions blocking fire extinguishers and hoses from view.
The pandemic is pushing people to reconsider their post-work-life ambitions.
With roof materials and replacement costs rising, the importance of maintaining a roof to prolong its service life cannot be understated.
Recognizing the dangers of combustible dust accumulations will help to ensure the prevention of explosions.
Ontario’s civic building inventory has fallen the farthest behind on capital repair among seven categories of municipal infrastructure assets scrutinized in a newly released report from the Financial Accountability Office of Ontario.
Open communication from management and staff will be key to normalizing new and fast-evolving cleaning procedures.
Yorkdale is the latest Canadian facility to achieve the certification, which indicates that best infection prevention practices are in place.
Commercial cleaning company OpenWorks offers advice for reopening facilities.
Pre-pandemic, this had been hiding under the radar of technological innovation.
Enhancing cleaning, disinfection, and communication is critically important within real estate at a time when health and safety is top of mind.
How AMPED Sports Lab and Ice Complex in Ottawa, Ontario, became the first Zero Carbon Building Performance Standard certified arena.
Facility managers are no longer viewed as a back-office function, but rather “a strategic instrument to attract and retain talent and create a great experience,”
When considering products with recycled content, pay attention to the types of recycled materials that are in them.
With the right market signals and incentives, Canada can create a retrofit economy now that would yield skilled jobs for the Canadian economy, operational savings from energy and carbon reduction and better, healthier buildings for Canadians.
In the age of COVID, it's also important to consider how chemical exposures influence our ability to fight disease.