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Bill 109 Proposes Strict Rules for Elevator Professionals

A new private members bill is gaining traction on Parliament Hill that, if passed, will hold elevator contractors more liable for the state of elevator repairs.
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It’s Time to Rethink Vinyl Flooring

The vinyl flooring of yesteryear has been replaced with a more resilient, healthier, and visually dynamic successor.
RCACI

A New Approach to Roofing

RCACI is comprised of a trusted equity partners that own and operate roofing and building envelope construction companies across the country.
Enbridge

Taking Energy-Saving Actions for Ontario’s Cap and Trade

In 2017, the province of Ontario advanced its role in the fight against climate change with the launch of its provincial cap and trade program.
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Lessons from the Wildfires: Tips for Cleaning Smoke Damage

Since early April 2017, first responders, Canadian agencies, and restoration specialists have been uniting to bring British Columbia back from one of the worst wildfire seasons in the province's history.
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Outdoor Maintenance Projects to Tackle this Summer

Summer is the perfect time to deal with outdoor maintenance projects. Here are some tips from Elite Trade Painting's Mike Benteau on where to start.
WSP

Smarter Buildings on the Rise

Smarter building technology systems are unlocking more meaningful data and providing more solutions than before. Here is WSP's take on this major trend.
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Rental Construction Financing

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation has $2.5 billion available in lower cost loans for rental construction financing.
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Three Ways Engineers Can Improve Building Projects

Hiring only a contractor for a building project could mean missing out on a level of engineering expertise that is, in fact, profitable in the long term.
Elite Trade Painting

Tips for Painting your Commercial Property

Mike Benteau, president of paint contractors Elite Trade Painting, provides some tips to keep in mind when considering your property’s next paint job.
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Benefits of having the right property manager

Constructing a building that meets all regulatory standards and is made to last is one thing; but making it generate revenue over the long term,
property managers

Transforming property managers into high performers

Developing and managing high-performing real estate assets, while reducing the consumption of natural resources is now an industry expectation.
HVAC Design

Balancing Tenant Comfort and HVAC Design

If an HVAC system is well-designed, with proper air quality and air flow, tenants will be satisfied and property managers will field fewer complaints.
security

Why Security Should Be Your Number-One Priority

Ensure the safety and security of your employees and guests is your number one priority by working with trained, experienced security professionals.
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Affordable Housing Crisis Sparks Innovation

New funding models and innovative building techniques are expected to revolutionize the affordable housing sector in Canada.
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Cool Roofs for a Hot Planet

Cool roofs have replaced traditional asphalt roofing, which was the norm for decades thanks to there being little concern for insulation and heat loss.
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Understanding Leasing in Property Management

Property managers are expected to have a good understanding of leasing in property management and how it contributes to a property's success or failure.