As building owners and facilities teams consider upgrading to smart building infrastructure, here are three broad scenarios that may be holding them back.
The IT Community of IFMA is often asked how to get started with IT in facility management and how to develop a long-term strategy for FM IT solutions.
The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is challenging property stakeholders to be more open about their energy, water, and carbon usage. On March 27, the
Inside Tim Hortons’ move to a new sustainable head office in downtown Toronto that embraces the company’s Canadiana roots.
School plumbing systems require regular pipe flushing to keep kids safe. How sensors can help fulfill this duty amid failing grades at some facilities.
Today’s interiors are even more dependent on sound masking for speech privacy and noise control.
After one year of operation, the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC)’s Zero Carbon Building (ZCB) Program has marked several milestones.
FMs overseeing compact portfolios may consider outsourcing. However, there are several factors to weigh in choosing an approach.
Facility managers have been attracted to liquid ice melt/de-ice products in recent years largely because they are much easier to apply.
LEED v4.1 O+M’s updates focus on performance outcomes, and not on prescriptive measures to improve performance.
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.
Energy conservation initiatives are cutting costs and supporting skills development that make health care operations more self-reliant in five James Bay communities.
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.
Toronto conference explores commercial real estate in its urban context, focusing on factors that support or threaten economic growth, investment returns, urban liveability and sustainability.
For organizations with ever-expanding, multi-billion-dollar property portfolios, satisfying and retaining occupants is a top priority.