The new rules that will steer the installation of electric vehicle charging stations at Ontario condo properties starting next week may have a blind spot.
One GTA-based condo building won’t face the dilemma of when to switch over its HVAC system from heating to cooling this spring thanks to cogeneration.
Several recent advances in pest control could help condo managers combat the bed bugs, flies, others insects and rodents that can invade their properties.
Two recent events in Toronto have called into question the security of master keys in condo buildings.
Have there been more potholes this year than in previous years? An informal survey says yes, and parking lots on condo properties are not immune.
The new crop of 'ultra-high-rise' condos rising in Toronto will be more complicated and consequently more costly to maintain, one engineer is warning.
In addition to making living spaces uncomfortable, indoor moisture problems can lead to structural damage, health and pest problems.
The British Columbia government expects to collect about $520 million in new annual revenue through additional residential property taxes and property transfer taxes.
An industry expert weighs the pros and cons of community-building efforts in condominium corporations.
Recent innovations in delivery services may raise additional security concerns for condos, placing renewed importance on access control.
Ontario is looking to boost elevator availability in multi-storey residential buildings, as well as long-term care and seniors’ homes.
Energy experts can help condo corporations identify more complex savings opportunities through an energy audit.
How do condo managers refer to the people who live in the communities they manage? As owners and tenants, or as residents?
Starting next year, builders and vendors of residential conversion projects will have to register with Tarion and get approval to proceed with their plans.
Much of the existing building stock falls short of the universal design ideal, but RHFAC can help owners/managers identify impediments to access and set priorities to address them.
The minimum wage hike may sting more in condo communities than others as they face new costs associated with recent changes to Ontario’s condo laws.
The courts recently reviewed the authority on which a condo corporation may rely in entering into a bulk services contract with a telecom provider.