Promoting health and wellness

Fitwel and the Center for Active Design, in collaboration with industry leaders such as QuadReal Property Group, are at the forefront of meeting evolving demands for health and wellness in commercial real estate in Canada.
Sustainability Trends

Taking charge of sustainability trends

Still think sustainability is a buzzword? Think again. As contractors like Paul Drozdowski can attest, the pursuit of cleaner and more energy-efficient operations has become a priority for stakeholders across the board.
TELUS Smart Building

Manage your properties worry-free

As a property manager, your days are filled with time-consuming tasks, and on top of this, you are responsible for your tenants’ safety and wellbeing
Tork Office Hygiene

Preparing offices for the post-pandemic future

It’s only a matter of time before many work-from-home employees fully return to the office. Yet before employers can welcome them back safely, workplace well-being and hygiene must be addressed.

Raising the alarm: The need for certified fire safety support

Avoidable disasters and regulatory changes have underscored the need for stronger fire prevention measures in recent years. And for facility owners and managers, this means applying extra due diligence when adopting the fire safety systems, training, and certified professionals to keep occupants safe.

A new day for FIRST ONSITE

With decades of experience in the field, FirstOnSite Restoration is taking the next step.
Advantage Pest Control

Proactive Pest Management

April showers bring May flowers … and pests! For insights into pest control challenges and tips on how to swat them, we turned to Paolo Bossio, president and CEO of Advantage Pest Control.
building durability

How Durable is Your Building?

Bryan Colvin of RJC Engineers walks us through the pros and cons of four common material to assess building durability.
Fort York Paving

A streamlined approach to garbage room maintenance

Property teams have many responsibilities to juggle on any given day. One of the most important today, however, is keeping their buildings clean and hygienic to mitigate the risks of COVID-19 infection

Stimuler les actifs grâce à la certification ENERGY STAR® pour les bâtiments de RNCan 

Bien que la route vers l’exploitation plus écologique et plus propre des bâtiments puisse être différente pour chaque actif, les programmes comme la certification ENERGY STAR® pour les bâtiments commerciaux et institutionnels de Ressources naturelles Canada (RNCan) mettent les intervenants sur la bonne voie.

Energizing assets with NRCan’s ENERGY STAR® for buildings 

The route towards greener and cleaner building operations may be different for every asset, NRCan's ENERGY STAR® Certification for Commercial and Institutional Buildings puts stakeholders on the right path.
green roofs RJC

How Green is Your Green Roof?

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.

Building energy leaders

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

Chefs de file en matière d’efficacité énergétique des bâtiment

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
Energy Star Certification


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
Certification Energy Star


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
thermal imaging

Stop Electrical Damage Before It Occurs

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