Indoor air quality specialists concur that larger commercial buildings are among the better places to be when outdoor conditions are compromised since HVAC systems typically incorporate air filtration.
Despite a shift towards online storage and the growing popularity of the “paperless office,” paper documents continue to be prevalent in Canadian workplaces. More than
Facility operators and management are beginning to recognize the opportunity to combine sub-metering with software that analyzes energy data in real time.
The Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation is poised to become a teaching tool for current and future building professionals alike.
To select the right office chair for an organization, consider price, user testing, and aesthetics.
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.
Cleaners, security guards, parking attendants and building-specific food service workers could attain union certification through a streamlined one-step process if proposed amendments to Ontario's Labour Relations Act are adopted.
With summer just around the corner, here are some tips for facilities managers to consider when preparing their commercial buildings to beat the heat.
Facility managers might be surprised to find out how often an employee accidentally introduces pests in the office.
As facility management and information technology become increasingly intertwined, there are business cases to be made both for and with IT solutions.
Developing the right sit/stand strategy to include movement in the workspace is critical to supporting alert, engaged and healthy workers.
The start of hurricane season is around the corner and it’s important that facilities are prepared.
So a facilities management supervisor wants to make the move to facilities manager. There are a few reality checks to consider first.
Along with the direct energy savings that LEDs offer, facilities are also realizing cost savings by prolonging their lighting system through best practices.
High-pressure laminate is a practical yet stylish surfacing material, and new breakthroughs in resin technology add functional features.
The half-pixelated gear that hangs above the entryway symbolizes the output of Scotiabank’s new Digital Factory in Toronto.