Major workplace trends are creating the impetus for more sustainable, adaptable and productive places of employment.
With mechanical systems nearing end of life, inadequate ventilation and other issues, the 50-year Ken Soble Tower was in critical need of an upgrade.
Market pressure and industry competitiveness could propel accessible commercial real estate in the coming decade, much the way those complementary forces have already bolstered energy efficiency and low-carbon footprints.
While museum relics are meant to be cherished and preserved long-term, the building systems that protect them are not.
Like any other significant hire, there is a benefit to working with a facility maintenance team that can deliver tangible value to your operations.
Noise complaints are a prevalent and challenging problem for facility managers. While the most common are related to a loud residential or commercial neighbour, the
It's still unclear how the process of securing environmental approvals for combined heat and power systems will be streamlined, but the Ontario government's recent pledge has been greeted enthusiastically in the buildings sector.
Guidance related to natural ventilation, particulate filtration and compartmentalization of multi-residential HVAC systems are prominent in the list of identified "significant changes" compared to the incumbent 2016 version of the standards.
Based on studies examining the performance benefits of sit-to-stand workstations, neither only sitting nor only standing is the right answer.
When planning retrofits or renovations for older schools, administrators have the chance to implement green, sustainable and high-performance design solutions.
How can commercial property owners and managers “plug in” to the smart city revolution?
Canadian employers in the corporate office sector are not doing enough to support wellbeing among young people entering the workforce.
Recent research into the use of task lighting has provided evidence that incorporating positionable light sources in individual workspaces provides valuable benefits.
Panellists expressed a sense of pride and responsibility about making an imprint on a building that is both a civic landmark and embedded in Canada's cultural psyche.
Few signatories to the Paris Agreement have specifically listed energy efficiency targets in required national plans for meeting their commitments so Three Percent Club founders see plenty of room to capture untapped emissions reductions.
Almost 20 years after the phrase big data was coined, manufacturers have come to realize that the secret to getting the most out of big
Ottawa's Shaw Centre is among the Canadian facilities to benefit from the Ontario government's plans to invest up to $26 million towards upgrading the province's culture and tourism attractions