With summer just around the corner, here are some tips for facilities managers to consider when preparing their commercial buildings to beat the heat.
In Waterloo, Ontario, workers are installing wells for a geo-exchange system that will heat and cool a new net positive energy office development.
CBRE now has four out of the ten WELL-registered projects in Canada: one in Vancouver and three in the GTA, including the Toronto North office.
A recent PM Expo seminar elaborated on changing market conditions and how they will affect future property managers in an increasingly technical field.
Industry proponents of sustainability are looking beyond buildings and thinking on a larger scale with low-impact communities.
Energy storage, phase-change materials and carbon dioxide refrigerant exemplify the diversity of products that can have bearing on how buildings use resources, discharge waste and function in both normal and adverse conditions.
How Oxford delivered considerable financial benefits across its portfolio as a result of its commitment to greener buildings, sustainability and LEED.
Impending environmental regulations will push the Canadian and American real estate industries toward cooling and insulation options with lower global warming potential.
An interiors project for TD Bank headquarters recently became the world’s first project certified under v1 of the WELL Building certification.
The longevity of a building system depends on many factors, but a preventative maintenance program is a key step in prolonging the equipment's life cycle.
The building envelope can truly make or break energy-efficiency efforts. Major systems improvements may help, but those savings could fly out the window.
Since the introduction of legislation, like the Ontario Building Code’s SB-10 supplementary standard for large buildings and the B.C. Clean Energy Act, what once was
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A roof that lasts longer is usually more sustainable since less waste is generated through the removal of an additional roof.
Recommissioning focuses on right-sizing a building’s mechanical and electrical systems and their operation for today’s conditions.
An energy audit is the logical first step in helping to reduce a facility’s utility costs and carbon footprint, and justify capital expenditures. Here are 10 things every building manager should know before embarking on an energy audit.