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 replacement of a fire alarm system in an existing building can be a complex and challenging undertaking for building owners.
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.
Reducing GHG emissions in commercial buildings is a critical component of Edmonton’s transition to a low carbon, sustainable energy future.
The new Albion Library, opened earlier this summer, is the first of Toronto’s 102 branches to introduce gender-neutral washrooms.
In recent years there has been significant growth in the adoption of cloud-based software among tech-savvy condo communities and property managers.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted new regulatory flexibility to retrofit stationary air conditioners with a refrigerant that is slated to be phased out for other cooling, refrigeration and foam blowing purposes.
Surveillance cameras’ value as deterrents to criminal activity is well-known. However, in order for organizations to use video surveillance, certain requirements concerning reasonableness, consent, purpose and notice must be met.
Facility operators and management are beginning to recognize the opportunity to combine sub-metering with software that analyzes energy data in real time.
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.
Building owners and operators should identify fire and life safety issues that impact their buildings.
A new $200-million hotel-office-condo-multifamily development officially broke ground in downtown Montreal last week.
A recent comprehensive review and synthesis of existing research from around the world bolsters the supposition that building technologies and enhanced operational practices can have a positive impact on occupants' performance and well-being.
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.