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 CaGBC is working to spearhead the next evolution of green building with the launch of its Zero Carbon Building Standard.
The new Albion Library, opened earlier this summer, is the first of Toronto’s 102 branches to introduce gender-neutral washrooms.
The Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation is poised to become a teaching tool for current and future building professionals alike.
Colliers International just moved more than 220 employees into its sprawling new headquarters in downtown Toronto.
While facility management already leverages technology extensively, innovations aren’t yet being used fully in washroom cleaning and maintenance.
A few years ago, an aging mall in Midland, Ontario, was left struggling like many enclosed shopping centres across Canada.
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.
A drone can capture data about the building structure as it scales the envelope, but consider too the images or video it could unintentionally capture.
Facility managers might be surprised to find out how often an employee accidentally introduces pests in the office.
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.
At least twice per year, property managers should conduct roof inspections and maintenance on their roofs.
The City of Mississauga has slashed the electricity use of the ice-making equipment at its Iceland Arena during winter and shoulder season operations.
Han Dong, the Liberal MPP for Trinity-Spadina, is proposing to set time limits for elevator repairs with a private member's bill.