There are many reasons companies start ergonomics programs: one serious injury, a series of minor injuries or staff absences in the workplace.
Exposure to natural light and a view ranks higher than other office perks such as cafeterias, fitness centres, medical care and even childcare, according to the Employee Experience Study.
Carleton University expects to fire up a new co-generation plant at its Ottawa-based campus next spring as part of its sophomore energy master plan.
New construction and renovations can turn up the heat on pest pressures, but proactive measures can help prevent future infestations.
A seven-month study revealed a 12-per-cent increase in task performance metrics for office workers who worked under HCL fixtures.
Workplace health and safety practitioners advise that measures to safeguard building services personnel from heat stress should be fairly straightforward.
Energy conservation initiatives are cutting costs and supporting skills development that make health care operations more self-reliant in five James Bay communities.
Recently released guidelines from Ontario's Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee address the cleaning and disinfecting challenges that housekeeping staff continue to face in healthcare facilities.
Health and wellness-promoting amenities are no longer just nice-to-have perks in sustainable office buildings — increasingly, employees are demanding them.
Smart buildings offer the best hope to reduce carbon effectively, reduce energy costs and provide good return on investment.
The City of Mississauga is testing the waters with solar panels as a supplemental heat source for its busiest — and highest utility-consuming — outdoor pool this summer.
Measures to avoid or minimize flood damage and prepare for long-term power outages now rank among the most cost-effective design decisions and capital investments that building owners/managers can make.
For organizations with ever-expanding, multi-billion-dollar property portfolios, satisfying and retaining occupants is a top priority.
As more and more organizations look to whip their corporate interiors into shape, they have at least two certifications paths to choose from.
Students of Canada’s newest architecture school won’t have to venture far to see lessons from the classroom come to life. The latest addition to Laurentian
Many campuses are vast in size — the University of British Columbia, for example, occupies more than four square kilometres of land. Within these campuses
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.