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.
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.
Tensions boiled over last week at Toronto apartment buildings without air conditioning as temperatures soared into heat wave territory in late September.
The new Albion Library, opened earlier this summer, is the first of Toronto’s 102 branches to introduce gender-neutral washrooms.
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.
Scents associated with cigarette smoke, cooking and the garbage chute are among the most common odours complaints received by building managers.
CBRE now has four out of the ten WELL-registered projects in Canada: one in Vancouver and three in the GTA, including the Toronto North office.
Buildings are becoming more connected and functional as information and operational technology converge, heightening the risk of cybersecurity attacks.
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 Toronto District School Board (TDSB) has offered a window into its renewal needs backlog by releasing facilities data for each of its school buildings.
Energy-saving 'earth tubes' were among the features expected to help earn UTSC's new Environmental Sciences and Chemistry building LEED Gold status.
When last winter’s ice storm walloped Toronto days before Christmas and knocked out power in parts of the city for upwards of a week, it
The question of how to start a preventive maintenance program is extremely common, and for good reason. With budgets tight and workers stretched thin, preventive