Smart buildings offer the best hope to reduce carbon effectively, reduce energy costs and provide good return on investment.
Toronto conference explores commercial real estate in its urban context, focusing on factors that support or threaten economic growth, investment returns, urban liveability and sustainability.
Though technology is rapidly advancing, the simplest, yet most effective preventative measures stem from rudimentary security fundamentals.
Proponents and early adopters suggest the program can provide simplified credibility for landlords and simplified assurance for tenants via a formal third-party building assessment and an easily decipherable rating system that is tied to rigorous criteria.
The half-pixelated gear that hangs above the entryway symbolizes the output of Scotiabank’s new Digital Factory in Toronto.
Evergreen is targeting carbon neutrality in the retrofit of its heritage-designated kiln building at Toronto’s Brick Works site.
The use of building information modelling to develop the Bergeron Centre at York University earned the project a Canada BIM Council award.
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.
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”.
Experts share how facility managers can fully capture the benefits made available in BIM throughout the building life cycle.
Properly implemented building information modeling can put critical facility information at the touch of the fingertips via smartphone or tablet.
Lorina Keery of Colliers International explains how the company found savings by monitoring energy usage with smart meters in order to cut waste.
The HVAC industry is improving indoor air quality through facilities and buildings by combining new air purification technologies.
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.
Textile ducts are now being introduced inside underfloor air distribution systems to transfer and distribute the supply air to exact zones of the system.
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 ...
Many commercial building owners are turning to energy recovery ventilation technology that recovers energy on-site and reuses it to reduce the demand ...