The TSSA recently lifted the requirement to undertake certain upgrades to the controls of single-speed elevators, but it doesn’t mean building owners should abandon modernization.
The replacement of a fire alarm system in an existing building can be a complex and challenging undertaking for building owners.
Using wireless technology to connect automated building controls provides many advantages, including cost-effective installation and building efficiency.
The CaGBC is working to spearhead the next evolution of green building with the launch of its Zero Carbon Building Standard.
The intrusion detection system (IDS) is slowly being incorporated into integrated security solutions in condominiums.
The new Albion Library, opened earlier this summer, is the first of Toronto’s 102 branches to introduce gender-neutral washrooms.
To compete in the digital economy, innovative commercial real estate (CRE) companies will act now to maintain control of their digital real estate.
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.
A recent comprehensive review and synthesis of existing research from around the world bolsters the supposition that building technologies and enhanced operational practices can have a positive impact on occupants' performance and well-being.
The type of humidification system chosen will directly affect the amount of time, effort, and expense that must be invested to keep the equipment running at peak performance.
With summer just around the corner, here are some tips for facilities managers to consider when preparing their commercial buildings to beat the heat.
Flooding is giving rise to new research on how green roof performance metrics can better manage water capacity.
The start of hurricane season is around the corner and it’s important that facilities are prepared.
Scents associated with cigarette smoke, cooking and the garbage chute are among the most common odours complaints received by building managers.
If it becomes law, the Reliable Elevators Act would require maintenance contractors to restore out-of-service elevators within 14 days in most buildings.
In Waterloo, Ontario, workers are installing wells for a geo-exchange system that will heat and cool a new net positive energy office development.