The Edmonton Public Library recently revamped its flagship branch: the Stanley A. Milner Library.
Facility owners and managers must rethink the demands of existing operations and systems to deal with rapidly fluctuating capacity.
The 2020 race2reduce field boasts more than 1,730 buildings encompassing 248 million square feet of space in common areas and tenant premises — an increase from 650 buildings covering 95 million square feet in 2019.
An Efficiency Canada report suggests a lack of mandatory air leak testing in buildings hinders attempts at net-zero energy efficiency.
Retrofits to remedy energy losses through the building envelope are sometimes based on assumptions and uncertainty.
Circadian lighting plays a special role in facilities management as long-term care homes and schools increasingly look to enhance wellbeing among seniors and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Facility management affects a significant component of total lifetime embodied carbon.
The zero carbon project marks an evolution in warehouses and, more broadly, the potential for a lower-emitting industrial sector.
One area where cohesive design is becoming increasingly important is residential healthcare, which encompasses memory care and mental health.
Sunnybrook Hospital has become the first healthcare facility in Toronto to welcome honeybees to its 100-acre property.
The City of Winnipeg has invited commercial building owners and institutional facility managers to affix their Energy Star Portfolio Manager results on a publicly accessible map.
Like humans, living walls might be overdue for a trim, but few are imperilled in the now largely empty surroundings of commercial and institutional buildings.
The facility brings together a multi-purpose satellite fire station, a live-fire training building, and a municipal emergency operations centre.
It has been almost 25 years since CBRE expanded to Alberta’s capital. Known as Coldwell Banker Commercial at the time (as it was prior to
While museum relics are meant to be cherished and preserved long-term, the building systems that protect them are not.
When planning retrofits or renovations for older schools, administrators have the chance to implement green, sustainable and high-performance design solutions.
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.