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CMRAO

CMRAO licenses managers to protect condo owners and residents

Individuals and businesses need a licence to provide condo management services in Ontario. The Condominium Management Regulatory Authority of Ontario (CMRAO) is the licensing authority that regulates Ontario’s rapidly growing condominium market.
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The tech-savvy resident

It's a content-streaming, always connected, on-the-go world of online entertainment, and condo residents expect nothing less.
M&E Engineering

Do you know the condition of your fan coil?

Fan Coil Units (FCUs) are a vital, yet often overlooked part of an apartment/condo complex. Nevertheless, they are directly responsible for the climate control within the apartment complex in the form of heating and cooling.
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Smart energy conservation and reporting

New innovations and technologies in property management are enabling players to automate mundane tasks and connect their organization in unprecedented ways – but the possibilities do not end there.
M&E

Going with the Flow: A case study

It was a water main replacement pushed M & E Engineering to dig deep within its expertise to bring relief to a Southern Ontario neighbourhood.
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A New Day for Compactor Tech

Adam Kent, a service director with Metro Compactor, offers insight on the impact of technology for waste and recycling equipment.
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Preventing Plaza Deck Deterioration

Nigel Parker, Structural Engineer and Associate at RJC Engineers in Toronto, offers advice for preventing condominium podium and plaza deck deterioration.
FirstOnSite

FirstOnSite’s 2018 in Review

2018 was a year of ever-increasing awareness for both companies like FirstOnSite and its clients due to disastrous weather causing emergency clean-up.
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Addressing Condensation in Condo Properties

While winter can bring all manner of property maintenance issues, few can cause as many headaches (or large repair bills) as unchecked condensation.
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Valuing the Human Factor in Disaster Restoration

When it comes to helping clients and communities recover from an emergency, nothing replaces the “human touch” in disaster restoration.
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Balancing Condo Community and Autonomy

Within every condo is a community that thrives on sharing and collaboration. There are also individuals who ensure residents’ concerns and the daily affairs of
680 Queens Quay Podium Deck Rehab

Making Your Podium Deck a Priority

Costs and logistics can make a podium deck project seem intimidating. But with the right team and a strategic approach, it can yield lasting benefits.
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Overcoming the Costs of Marijuana Legalization

Canada's move to legalize marijuana on October 17, 2018, will raise more than a few challenges for property owners and managers.
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Going Paperless: How Advanced Technology Tames Paperwork

Advancements in automation, cloud computing, and sophisticated software give stakeholders the tools to streamline tasks and enhance back office functions.
Enbridge

Measure by Measure to Cut Costs and Keep Property Owners Happy

Keeping tenants happy, buildings occupied, and property values high are top priorities for property management firms. In reality, that’s easier said than done – especially
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Mine the Bill

Bitcoin miners' activities are creating massive power demands, which can drive up the cost of everyone's bill in bulk metered properties.
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Retrofitting with Triple-Glazed Windows

Proposed changes to the Ontario Building Code will create opportunity for more energy efficient building products, such as triple-glazed windows.