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.
Commercial business operators and broader public sector entities such as health care facilities, schools, universities and colleges can claim for partial refunds of applicable purchases made since March 24 of this year.
Conservation keeners and stragglers are both vital if Ontario is to meet the ambitious target to cut 7 million megawatt-hours from province-wide electricity consumption before 2021.
Newly expanded eligibility for Ontario's Industrial Conservation Initiative could be even more punitive for smaller customers on the losing side of cost redistribution.
CF's national electric vehicle charging program will add 45 networked chargers at 15 shopping centres, helping to ease range anxiety and ramp up EV sales.
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 City of Mississauga has slashed the electricity use of the ice-making equipment at its Iceland Arena during winter and shoulder season operations.
An expanded perk for the industrial sector is expected to shift a greater share of Global Adjustment costs onto commercial customers, particularly those with monthly electricity loads less than 1 megawatt.
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.
The Canadian commercial real estate industry gathered in downtown Regina, Saskatchewan last night to celebrate the BOMA Canada National Awards.
Shifts in the allocation of Ontario's Global Adjustment will benefit some electricity customers and further burden others, but proactive commercial real estate owners/managers are poised to be among the winners.
Thermal metering, already widespread in Europe, is expected to gain traction in Canada as the technology becomes more accessible.
Ontario's Independent Electricity System Operator was instructed to consult with local distribution companies to develop a pay-for-performance program that could be ready for launch in the fall of 2016.
How Oxford delivered considerable financial benefits across its portfolio as a result of its commitment to greener buildings, sustainability and LEED.
Eight technology trends have recently been flagged in a new global report, spanning various regions and industries, including real estate.