Many companies have been forced to rethink the traditional workplace structure, as physical office space quickly morphs into a work-from-home situation.
While climate change may have slipped somewhat from people’s consciousness and priorities right now, it’s noteworthy that the pandemic and climate crises are both problems of exponential growth against a limited capacity to cope.
Many employees are not accustomed to being remote workers and might find the lack of traditional office space challenging.
Global and Canadian survey results suggest proptech is more piecemeal than strategically deployed in many cases, hindering the capacity to integrate data collection and interpretation.
Major workplace trends are creating the impetus for more sustainable, adaptable and productive places of employment.
While museum relics are meant to be cherished and preserved long-term, the building systems that protect them are not.
It's still unclear how the process of securing environmental approvals for combined heat and power systems will be streamlined, but the Ontario government's recent pledge has been greeted enthusiastically in the buildings sector.
When planning retrofits or renovations for older schools, administrators have the chance to implement green, sustainable and high-performance design solutions.
How can commercial property owners and managers “plug in” to the smart city revolution?
Canadian employers in the corporate office sector are not doing enough to support wellbeing among young people entering the workforce.
Recent research into the use of task lighting has provided evidence that incorporating positionable light sources in individual workspaces provides valuable benefits.
Almost 20 years after the phrase big data was coined, manufacturers have come to realize that the secret to getting the most out of big
When properly implemented, BIM can greatly improve the productivity and efficiencies associated with the planning and development of virtually any project. Here's how.
As building owners and facilities teams consider upgrading to smart building infrastructure, here are three broad scenarios that may be holding them back.
The IT Community of IFMA is often asked how to get started with IT in facility management and how to develop a long-term strategy for FM IT solutions.
School plumbing systems require regular pipe flushing to keep kids safe. How sensors can help fulfill this duty amid failing grades at some facilities.
Smart buildings offer the best hope to reduce carbon effectively, reduce energy costs and provide good return on investment.