Security & Life Safety
Impacts of the hard insurance market are trickling into condominium corporations across Canada, challenging boards and managers in their wake.
Many reserve fund projects have not been able to proceed this year. Even now as construction has “opened up,” contractors have backlogs that will allow them to complete only some of the previously planned projects.
While many condos haven’t yet experienced the major effects of climate change, statistics and case studies foreshadow the impacts that could come.
ICC Property Management is using technology to digitally track its response to COVID-19 and enhance safety for residents and staff.
To plan for electrical system maintenance, it's helpful to understand how power is delivered to and distributed around the building.
Condominiums have several choices when it comes to addressing security concerns within the building. As is often is the case, these choices come with concerns about making the wrong choice.
More stringent fines and an extended period for prosecutions are slated to come into force 30 days after the Ontario legislature adopts the Budget Measures Act.
For condo managers, a false fire alarm results in new issues. What happens when a fire alarm goes off at a condominium when no smoke or fire is present?
Specialized analytics and network audio are addressing lax condominium security by combining video surveillance, communication and entry control.
Recent innovations in delivery services may raise additional security concerns for condos, placing renewed importance on access control.
The intrusion detection system (IDS) is slowly being incorporated into integrated security solutions in condominiums.
Condominium security and the management of security services can be challenging if the three main bodies that govern the service (the condo board, property manager
Advancements in fire alarm tech can better protect occupants and property, reduce expenses and help building management maintain their systems.