Three case studies show how long-term data collected from a sensor can help find cost-effective solutions to building performance problems.
Worldwide escalating tallies of damage from storms and drought-related phenomena are indisputably capturing the commercial real estate industry's attention.
Hospitality-specific soundproofing solutions address the primary culprits of noise ingress — windows and patio doors — to cut external noise, without replacement or major renovation.
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.
Are millennials really the acclaim-craving, job-hopping, social-media junkies they have variously been portrayed as?
Directors, property managers and residents often hesitate when they first face the potential of having a hard conversation. How mediation concepts can help.
The terms “sell by” and “use by” are likely to be replaced on labeling with the new, voluntary term “best if used by” on many food products.
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.
Provincial authorities are preparing to introduce requirements relating to sound transmission due to deficiencies that could cut down on noise complaints.
Indoor air quality specialists concur that larger commercial buildings are among the better places to be when outdoor conditions are compromised since HVAC systems typically incorporate air filtration.
Despite a shift towards online storage and the growing popularity of the “paperless office,” paper documents continue to be prevalent in Canadian workplaces. More than
In recent years there has been significant growth in the adoption of cloud-based software among tech-savvy condo communities and property managers.
Toronto is North America’s fastest growing tech market, outpacing New York and San Francisco combined.
A condo corporation was reported to have enacted a rule which, among other things, sought to limit the ability of residents to complain to the condominium.
Facility operators and management are beginning to recognize the opportunity to combine sub-metering with software that analyzes energy data in real time.