Many commercial real estate operators are making the simple business case for buildings that are functional for all potential users. It’s a quest that can begin with simple investigations, simple low-cost measures and simple mindfulness.
The global urgency for climate action has an upside companion in global opportunities for strategic investment that could improve people’s lives and yield sustainable returns.
With roof materials and replacement costs rising, the importance of maintaining a roof to prolong its service life cannot be understated.
Three key lessons for making buildings energy- and carbon-efficient and healthy.
Recognizing the dangers of combustible dust accumulations will help to ensure the prevention of explosions.
Ontario’s civic building inventory has fallen the farthest behind on capital repair among seven categories of municipal infrastructure assets scrutinized in a newly released report from the Financial Accountability Office of Ontario.
Open communication from management and staff will be key to normalizing new and fast-evolving cleaning procedures.
Remember to keep pest management in mind this summer to create a plan of attack for all potential problems.
Prevailing approaches for incentivizing, financing and implementing retrofit projects deemed unlikely to propel the existing building inventory to net-zero emissions by 2050.
Optimizing ventilation and air handling systems is key to achieving net zero energy performance goals.
Pre-pandemic, this had been hiding under the radar of technological innovation.
A former counterterrorism expert explains some steps that can be taken to enhance facility security.
Electricity demand projections through the vaccination rollout period should take two contradictory factors into account, energy management specialists affirm.
Enhancing cleaning, disinfection, and communication is critically important within real estate at a time when health and safety is top of mind.
The 2021 edition delivers critical guidance for designers and operators of these frontline facilities and incorporates 17 changes to the standard.
Leveraging appropriate service technology and integrated service tools can ensure buildings are safe and properly maintained.
The report found that schools have prioritized ventilation and filtration to reduce the transmission of the virus.