City of Toronto staff have set out a fall to winter timeframe for consultations on the development of a proposed energy reporting bylaw for large buildings.
With scores of manufacturers, machines and models, selecting carpet-cleaning equipment can be confusing. Debby Davis decodes key factors to consider.
The question of how to start a preventive maintenance program is extremely common, and for good reason. With budgets tight and workers stretched thin, preventive
Talking to tenants and using social media are useful strategies to get occupants working toward the same energy-efficient green building plans.
Implementinging a comprehensive moisture management strategy is key to prevent mould. It also reduces potential health risks and liability.
Baby boomers are living longer and staying healthier, making new housing options for seniors in Canada an exciting opportunity for developers.
The end of winter heralds a sense of renewal, so now is the time for owners and property managers to focus on outdoor spring maintenance projects.
Here are six questions building managers should ask themselves during the lead up to winter in order to counteract the ...
For building managers, a thorough and up-to-date fire safety plan is vital for both the safety of occupants and the preservation of the premises.
Building management needs to understand what conditions are necessary for mould growth, so it can ultimately prevent it.
Cleanup of flood damaged properties must be approached with a knowledge of chemistry so that the cleaning ...
Here are seven strategies to reduce energy wastage.
Multi-residential dwellings are at greater risk of pest activity, so it’s important to be proactive rather than reactive with pest management treatments.
Property managers can lose thousands of dollars and clients due to birds roosting and nesting on their buildings.
Cleaning chemicals rely on powerful formulas to help loosen and remove soils and contaminants from all types of surfaces. When used properly, they are generally safe. When used improperly, problems can arise.
To get the greatest value out of a LED lighting retrofit, ask about a manufacturer’s product testing, quality control and sustainability practices.
It’s only in the post-construction phase that facility management professionals are brought on board to minimize the operational and maintenance costs that will determine the building’s performance over its life span. The reality ...