How can commercial property owners and managers “plug in” to the smart city revolution?
2018 was a year of ever-increasing awareness for both companies like FirstOnSite and its clients due to disastrous weather causing emergency clean-up.
The need for quality facility management is pervasive with aspects that touch all our lives – both personal and professional and yet the biggest challenge the
In healthcare, patient comfort, staff schedules, health and safety standards, and critical equipment needs demand a tailored approach to every retrofit.
Wildfires in British Columbia, the US capital – and, indeed, around the world – have turned a red-hot spotlight on the risks of fire and
Industry trends point to a renewed focus on sustainable projects in development, both to the benefit of owner budgets and tenant comfort.
Keeping tenants happy, buildings occupied, and property values high are top priorities for property management firms. In reality, that’s easier said than done – especially
Whether a result of global warming, urban expansion or inadequate city planning, the potential for water-related disasters like floods is real.
Cutting through clutter is key to making the most effective use of a property manager's time. While many solutions have promised to do just that, few are as effective as going digital.
With advancements in digitization, stakeholders can use tools like Fujitsu scanners that help save time and resources when it comes to tackling some of their more onerous tasks – particularly, paperwork.
The electric vehicle (EV) revolution is here; and with it, a demand for property stakeholders to accommodate a growing volume of plugged-in commuters.
The Université de Saint-Boniface in Winnipeg, Manitoba retrofitted a classroom with flexible wireways that would create a more active learning environment.
In 2017, the province of Ontario advanced its role in the fight against climate change with the launch of its provincial cap and trade program.
Since early April 2017, first responders, Canadian agencies, and restoration specialists have been uniting to bring British Columbia back from one of the worst wildfire seasons in the province's history.
In an age when everyone is looking for assurances, having a Business Continuity Plan will bring your clients and employees peace of mind.
Recognizing risks is important, but to be truly prepared, companies need to have a disaster plan in place to protect them before, during, and after an event.
Having an emergency game plan within reach and ready to go is critical to helping disaster responders provide a fast, effective, and thorough response.