Indigenous communities across Canada continue to be sidelined or completely excluded from initial planning phases of new developments and renovations.
Designing a workplace today is a balancing act. It must effectively account for social distancing requirements while also recognizing the need for interaction and collaboration.
Pre-pandemic, this had been hiding under the radar of technological innovation.
A former counterterrorism expert explains some steps that can be taken to enhance facility security.
Electricity demand projections through the vaccination rollout period should take two contradictory factors into account, energy management specialists affirm.
Enhancing cleaning, disinfection, and communication is critically important within real estate at a time when health and safety is top of mind.
Carefully crafting an inclusive workplace response, requiring integration of people programs, implementing technology tools and systems, all accelerate business outcomes.
How AMPED Sports Lab and Ice Complex in Ottawa, Ontario, became the first Zero Carbon Building Performance Standard certified arena.
The 2021 edition delivers critical guidance for designers and operators of these frontline facilities and incorporates 17 changes to the standard.
Leveraging appropriate service technology and integrated service tools can ensure buildings are safe and properly maintained.
Facility managers are no longer viewed as a back-office function, but rather “a strategic instrument to attract and retain talent and create a great experience,”
The report found that schools have prioritized ventilation and filtration to reduce the transmission of the virus.
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.
Employees may refuse vaccines for reasons such as religious belief or medical reasons, and requiring these employees to undergo inoculation would be a human rights violation.