The idea of creating inclusive community hubs—where people of all ages and abilities can gather together—is gaining significant momentum.
Contributing factors include an increase in the occurrence of chronic diseases, rising global healthcare expenses, and increasing medical tourism.
The 2021 versions of REALPAC's normalization methodologies for calculating energy- and water-use intensity address issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic and lower occupant densities in office buildings.
Yorkdale is the latest Canadian facility to achieve the certification, which indicates that best infection prevention practices are in place.
Dingy is a word that conjures thoughts of old institutional spaces. Academic buildings with dimly-lit hallways and windowless classrooms punctured with fluorescent glare. Rarely are
For employees transitioning daily between different workstations, management may want to standardize equipment so employees can easily learn how to adjust equipment and not have to relearn each workstation type.
Construction is officially underway on what will be Ontario's first mixed-use, purpose-built Indigenous hub in the West Don Lands of Toronto.
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.
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.
The home of the Montreal Canadiens is the latest notable milestone for the program in Canada.
When considering products with recycled content, pay attention to the types of recycled materials that are in them.