The GTA's rising population and provincial investments will fuel growth at commercial hubs near future transit-oriented developments.
Ontario's newly released provincial Long Term Energy Plan, now updated to replace the 2013 version, rescinds favoured status for combined heat and power systems that rely on fossil fuels.
The Canadian commercial real estate industry gathered in the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in downtown Toronto last night for the BOMA Canada National Awards.
Industry insiders speaking at the Energy Storage Canada conference in Toronto celebrated technological advances, but stressed that viable, steady revenue will be needed to propel the technology into the mainstream.
Wellbeing is and will impact commercial office spaces as the emphasis on employee health and vitality continues to grow.
Worldwide escalating tallies of damage from storms and drought-related phenomena are indisputably capturing the commercial real estate industry's attention.
The terms “sell by” and “use by” are likely to be replaced on labeling with the new, voluntary term “best if used by” on many food products.
The CaGBC is working to spearhead the next evolution of green building with the launch of its Zero Carbon Building Standard.
Indoor air quality specialists concur that larger commercial buildings are among the better places to be when outdoor conditions are compromised since HVAC systems typically incorporate air filtration.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted new regulatory flexibility to retrofit stationary air conditioners with a refrigerant that is slated to be phased out for other cooling, refrigeration and foam blowing purposes.
Facility operators and management are beginning to recognize the opportunity to combine sub-metering with software that analyzes energy data in real time.
The Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation is poised to become a teaching tool for current and future building professionals alike.
Colliers International just moved more than 220 employees into its sprawling new headquarters in downtown Toronto.
With mixed-use communities on the rise, sub-metering is more relevant than ever. It allocates utility costs to shared areas and units based on consumption.
A new $200-million hotel-office-condo-multifamily development officially broke ground in downtown Montreal last week.
A recent comprehensive review and synthesis of existing research from around the world bolsters the supposition that building technologies and enhanced operational practices can have a positive impact on occupants' performance and well-being.
With summer just around the corner, here are some tips for facilities managers to consider when preparing their commercial buildings to beat the heat.