The City of Mississauga is testing the waters with solar panels as a supplemental heat source for its busiest — and highest utility-consuming — outdoor pool this summer.
Toronto conference explores commercial real estate in its urban context, focusing on factors that support or threaten economic growth, investment returns, urban liveability and sustainability.
Toronto has long been a city open to innovation and change, whether it be culturally or technologically. It’s no surprise then that the city was chosen to take part in the Urban Pilot Program, or UPPlift, which aims to bridge the gap between emergent smart technologies and property managers to enhance a city’s liveability.
Many campuses are vast in size — the University of British Columbia, for example, occupies more than four square kilometres of land. Within these campuses
IoT connectivity can be used by organizations to shape how occupants move about a facility and assign precise monetary values to specific spaces.
Nearly two-thirds of facility managers are interested in implementing new digital technologies such as intelligent analytics, according to a recent study.
Though technology is rapidly advancing, the simplest, yet most effective preventative measures stem from rudimentary security fundamentals.
A panel discussion at the Real Estate Strategy & Leasing Conference in Toronto this year examined how technology is changing asset management.
The CaGBC is working to spearhead the next evolution of green building with the launch of its Zero Carbon Building Standard.
The intrusion detection system (IDS) is slowly being incorporated into integrated security solutions in condominiums.
In recent years there has been significant growth in the adoption of cloud-based software among tech-savvy condo communities and property managers.
Facility operators and management are beginning to recognize the opportunity to combine sub-metering with software that analyzes energy data in real time.
Colliers International just moved more than 220 employees into its sprawling new headquarters in downtown Toronto.
A new $200-million hotel-office-condo-multifamily development officially broke ground in downtown Montreal last week.
With summer just around the corner, here are some tips for facilities managers to consider when preparing their commercial buildings to beat the heat.
A drone can capture data about the building structure as it scales the envelope, but consider too the images or video it could unintentionally capture.
As facility management and information technology become increasingly intertwined, there are business cases to be made both for and with IT solutions.