Technology

building information modelling

Bergeron Centre a model for fully integrated BIM

The use of building information modelling to develop the Bergeron Centre at York University earned the project a Canada BIM Council award.
Building_Technology

Real estate reaps smart technology paybacks

Real estate owners/managers point to the efficiencies and savings that can come with real-time monitoring and operational responses, which also support asset value and competitiveness in the marketplace.
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Do research before rolling out new facilities tools

The search for tech solutions that will address all priorities competing for limited capital has led some to put the technology “cart before the horse”.
Design

BIM’s value throughout the building life cycle

Experts share how facility managers can fully capture the benefits made available in BIM throughout the building life cycle.
business processing

Mobilizing building information modeling

Properly implemented building information modeling can put critical facility information at the touch of the fingertips via smartphone or tablet.
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Case study: monitoring energy via smart meter

Lorina Keery of Colliers International explains how the company found savings by monitoring energy usage with smart meters in order to cut waste.
Air Quality

Improving indoor air quality

The HVAC industry is improving indoor air quality through facilities and buildings by combining new air purification technologies.
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Intellectual properties

Building automation systems enable buildings to generate limitless data and information on nearly every aspect of a building and then share it among systems to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the entire facility.
REMI

Underfloor air distribution

Textile ducts are now being introduced inside underfloor air distribution systems to transfer and distribute the supply air to exact zones of the system.
REMI

Core sunlighting

Core sunlighting is a system that gathers natural sunlight, concentrates it and delivers it deep into a building’s interior, not just the area along ...
REMI

Utilizing site-recovered energy

Many commercial building owners are turning to energy recovery ventilation technology that recovers energy on-site and reuses it to reduce the demand ...