The timing might have been opportune for uptake of the measure — provided it was adopted into provincial and territorial building codes — because it would have applied broadly in what is currently Canada’s most buoyant commercial real estate sector.
Like any other significant hire, there is a benefit to working with a facility maintenance team that can deliver tangible value to your operations.
The new crop of 'ultra-high-rise' condos rising in Toronto will be more complicated and consequently more costly to maintain, one engineer is warning.
An office building in Markham, Ontario's technology hub plans to be the first net positive energy office building in Canada.
The new Albion Library, opened earlier this summer, is the first of Toronto’s 102 branches to introduce gender-neutral washrooms.
The redevelopment of an iconic Kitchener building will preserve heritage elements and transform the space to meet the needs of a modern office user.
The window walls commonly used to enclose condos have improved, addressing issues associated with past generations of the cladding, finds a new analysis.
Flooding is giving rise to new research on how green roof performance metrics can better manage water capacity.
In Waterloo, Ontario, workers are installing wells for a geo-exchange system that will heat and cool a new net positive energy office development.
The new Waterdown Library and Civic Centre is designed to read like a ‘fragment’ of the Niagara Escarpment over which it cantilevers.
Adding a new wing to the fully developed site would require surgical precision. The original Chinook Regional Hospital, which was constructed close to 30 years
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The building envelope can truly make or break energy-efficiency efforts. Major systems improvements may help, but those savings could fly out the window.
Replacing exterior sealants often gets delayed in favour of more pressing projects, but is critical to maintaining a healthy building envelope.
Curtain walls performance can be increased by evaluating the system as a whole, rather than looking at the performance of each component.
Building envelope renovation warranty insurance ensures the engineers and renovators are qualified for envelope renovation projects.
While R-value is often the main point of discussion when talking about insulation, it is only one aspect of a material's properties and performance.