Electrical

cybersecurity

Property managers downplay cybersecurity threats

Buildings are becoming more connected and functional as information and operational technology converge, heightening the risk of cybersecurity attacks.
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Changing market challenges property managers

A recent PM Expo seminar elaborated on changing market conditions and how they will affect future property managers in an increasingly technical field.
low-impact community

Industry sees promise in low-impact communities

Industry proponents of sustainability are looking beyond buildings and thinking on a larger scale with low-impact communities.
community hub

TDSB faces $3.4-billion renewal needs backlog

The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) has offered a window into its renewal needs backlog by releasing facilities data for each of its school buildings.
Utility-Costs

Five ways to curb utility costs in condominiums

Coming changes in Ontario are cause for condo corporations to curb their utility costs. An expert shares how, pointing to five energy efficiency retrofits.
recall

SaskPower inspires recall of smart meters

SaskPower's experience sparks recall of smart meters in Ontario.
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Case study: monitoring energy via smart meter

Lorina Keery of Colliers International explains how the company found savings by monitoring energy usage with smart meters in order to cut waste.
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LED lighting retrofit

To get the greatest value out of a LED lighting retrofit, ask about a manufacturer’s product testing, quality control and sustainability practices.
REMI

Recommissioning finds qualitative quick fixes

Recommissioning focuses on right-sizing a building’s mechanical and electrical systems and their operation for today’s conditions.