Green roofs are evolving thanks to lower carbon materials, and a better understanding of how to achieve carbon neutral. Colin Tougas, Project Engineer with RJC Engineers, provides tips for getting the most from your green roof.
The race towards a greener and more energy efficient built environment is on, and every joule matters. Such is the philosophy behind Natural Resources Canada
Dans la course pour créer un environnement bâti plus écologique et écoénergétique, chaque joule compte. Telle est la philosophie à l’origine du programme ENERGY STAR
On the path to sustainable living, every resource counts. And as building and facility owners and managers move towards greater energy efficiency, many are drawing
Chaque ressource est importante lorsqu’on vise un mode de vie durable. Ainsi, de nombreux gestionnaires et propriétaires de bâtiments et d’installations qui souhaitent améliorer leur
Thermography is a method of inspecting electrical and mechanical equipment using specialized infrared cameras. By producing detailed images and temperature profiles of specific pieces of
Commercial real estate management teams are under pressure to control expenses and operate efficiently. These goals can be challenging to balance; and understandably, teams may
Under growing pressure to drive efficiencies, push sustainability and maximize asset performance, embracing technology has become more and more pivotal to the work FMs do every day.
Keeping pace with fire safety compliance is difficult but critical nonetheless. And when it comes to protecting the safety of property and occupants, there’s no
2020 has taken our cities by surprise. Canadians are demanding productive, private, and personalized spaces to live, work, and play. The health and economic implications
The cold winter weather can bring all manner of property maintenance issues, but few can cause as many headaches as unchecked condensation.
78% of Americans are concerned about touching surfaces in public restrooms during the coronavirus pandemic. And 67% mention paper towels as their preferred method of
Lorena Polovina, Building Science Engineer at RJC Engineers shares the inside scoop on embodied carbon and what building owners need to know.
Drying your hands with paper hand towels is the most effective method for reducing the proliferation of bacteria among people.
The 2020 pandemic has forever altered the commercial real estate industry. The good news is that digital solutions are available that can help savvy CRE strategists manage today's chaos while protecting and strengthening their portfolios for tomorrow.
It’s critical to execute on your building’s mechanical system’s upgrade before the next heating season to make sure you’re providing tenants with fresh, filtered air
Terry Bergen, Managing Principal at RJC Engineers, discusses deep energy retrofits and their importance to the Canadian economy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.