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.
Cleaning and disinfecting HVAC air conveyance systems has never been more critical.
Product and service suppliers to the property and facilities management sector are among eight publicly listed Canadian companies ranked for highest global revenues tied to low-carbon business activities.
Four solutions for a smarter, safer, and cleaner building as cleaning and maintenance is reinvented.
Facility managers require resources to accomplish tasks, but other departments within the organization need the same and limited resources.
Facility owners and managers must rethink the demands of existing operations and systems to deal with rapidly fluctuating capacity.
Green initiatives are more than a trend. Many industries are putting greater emphasis on ensuring products are sourced and processed in an environmentally conscious manner
Retrofits to remedy energy losses through the building envelope are sometimes based on assumptions and uncertainty.
It is critical that FMs be part of a back-to-work strategy to voice their ideas, suggestions and areas for improvement that can all be applied going forward.
Circadian lighting plays a special role in facilities management as long-term care homes and schools increasingly look to enhance wellbeing among seniors and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Facility management affects a significant component of total lifetime embodied carbon.
The zero carbon project marks an evolution in warehouses and, more broadly, the potential for a lower-emitting industrial sector.
A much anticipated, and unfinished, addition to St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto was fast-tracked to keep pace with a fast-moving pandemic.
Touch-free technology to help limit the spread of infection is now seen in almost every area of a workplace, not just washrooms.
One area where cohesive design is becoming increasingly important is residential healthcare, which encompasses memory care and mental health.