Data will be the golden key in the new energy future, and any company with an interest in data is already thinking about this energy future.
Smart buildings offer the best hope to reduce carbon effectively, reduce energy costs and provide good return on investment.
An engineer offers tips for maximizing common element warranty coverage to get construction deficiencies resolved in new condo complexes.
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.
Toronto has long been a city open to innovation and change, whether it be culturally or technologically. It’s no surprise then that the city was chosen to take part in the Urban Pilot Program, or UPPlift, which aims to bridge the gap between emergent smart technologies and property managers to enhance a city’s liveability.
The new rules that will steer the installation of electric vehicle charging stations at Ontario condo properties starting next week may have a blind spot.
One GTA-based condo building won’t face the dilemma of when to switch over its HVAC system from heating to cooling this spring thanks to cogeneration.
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.
Scale build-up can weigh on HVAC efficiency, making preventative maintenance important to controlling energy costs and preventing premature failure.
An office building in Markham, Ontario's technology hub plans to be the first net positive energy office building in Canada.
Recent innovations in delivery services may raise additional security concerns for condos, placing renewed importance on access control.
Ontario is looking to boost elevator availability in multi-storey residential buildings, as well as long-term care and seniors’ homes.
Accessibility advocates see the built environment as a laggard when it comes to fire safety, especially for people with disabilities.
Increased urbanization and the demand for convenience has made it more common for retailers, restaurants and office spaces to operate under one roof.
Commissioning and recommissioning is key when property owners and managers are evaluating building energy efficiency performance.
Though technology is rapidly advancing, the simplest, yet most effective preventative measures stem from rudimentary security fundamentals.
A panel discussion at the Real Estate Strategy & Leasing Conference in Toronto this year examined how technology is changing asset management.