Security & Life Safety
Recent innovations in delivery services may raise additional security concerns for condos, placing renewed importance on access control.
Accessibility advocates see the built environment as a laggard when it comes to fire safety, especially for people with disabilities.
Though technology is rapidly advancing, the simplest, yet most effective preventative measures stem from rudimentary security fundamentals.
The replacement of a fire alarm system in an existing building can be a complex and challenging undertaking for building owners.
The intrusion detection system (IDS) is slowly being incorporated into integrated security solutions in condominiums.
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.
Following the recent tragic fire in Oakland, California, fire safety and legal experts are reflecting on the confluence of deliberate and inadvertent omissions that underlie most calamities.
Eight technology trends have recently been flagged in a new global report, spanning various regions and industries, including real estate.
Canadian proponents have few committed resources to kick-start the proposed high-speed mobile public safety broadband network, whereas their American counterparts have been promised USD $7 billion (CAD $9.24 billion).
Mobile monitoring apps have made property surveillance more flexible than ever before, helping to increase tenant satisfaction and protect property value.
The Quebec government has moved quickly to mandate sprinklers in seniors' homes following recommendations from Coroner Cyrille Delâge.
The tragedy in L'Isle Verte, Que. calls attention to the importance of proper fire safety planning and installing prevention systems for all residences.
Advancements in fire alarm tech can better protect occupants and property, reduce expenses and help building management maintain their systems.