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A place to call home: Help shape more resilient cities

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
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Combatting Cold-Weather Condensation

The cold winter weather can bring all manner of property maintenance issues, but few can cause as many headaches as unchecked condensation.
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Superior dispensers, superior protection with Cascades PRO

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
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The Buzz on Embodied Carbon

Lorena Polovina, Building Science Engineer at RJC Engineers shares the inside scoop on embodied carbon and what building owners need to know.
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Scientists Recommend Drying with Paper Hand Towels

Drying your hands with paper hand towels is the most effective method for reducing the proliferation of bacteria among people.
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Building CRE Asset Value in a Post-Pandemic World

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.
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HVAC Maintenance: Keeping Tenants Safe & Comfortable

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

Now is the time to invest in deep energy retrofits

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.

The Benefits of Building Energy Modelling

Building Energy Modelling (BEM) is a versatile, multipurpose tool used in both new construction and existing buildings. Experts from RJC Engineers share the benefits.
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5 (More) Reasons to Design with Timber

Mark Ritchie, a Principal with RJC Engineers, discusses the benefits of working with mass timber over other building materials.
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Simple changes make apartment buildings more efficient

With operating expenses rising and rent increases capped for 2020, landlords can do something to control energy costs—and getting help is free.
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Free program helps BC landlords save energy, water and money

FortisBC’s Rental Apartment Efficiency Program helps landlords with energy efficiency in their buildings, saving water and energy.

The 5-Step Restoration Process

Andrea Mucciarone of RJC Engineers discusses the building façade restoration process, from spotting early signs of failure through to project completion.
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Setting a new standard at Ken Soble Tower

With mechanical systems nearing end of life, inadequate ventilation and other issues, the 50-year Ken Soble Tower was in critical need of an upgrade.
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The tech-savvy resident

It's a content-streaming, always connected, on-the-go world of online entertainment, and multi-residential customers expect nothing less.
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Finding the right facility maintenance partner

Like any other significant hire, there is a benefit to working with a facility maintenance team that can deliver tangible value to your operations.
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Hallmark Housekeeping Services goes “Above and Beyond” for BOMA Awards

In August of 2018, Hallmark put its ability (and willingness) to step up for its clients on full display when it rallied its entire team to respond to an extreme rain event.