Revolutionizing Building Management with RFID Tags and Wireless Sensors

The invisible network of tanks, pipes, valves, and fittings in a building’s plumbing system are vital components of a property. When there is a failure,

Dynamic approach to pest management in condominiums

In the world of pest control, no two buildings are the same. Every condominium is home to unique communities, living spaces, common areas, and environmental

Ontario’s first accredited Fire Safety Certification program launches – Oct 2

Press Release National Life Safety Group (NLSG), a trusted leader in providing Fire, Safety & Emergency Management solutions, is delighted to announce the launch of

It’s a First! Fire Safety Plan Accredited Training Now Available

When a fire broke out at 2 Forest Laneway in North York on January 6, 1995, most residents were still sleeping. The fire began at

Finessing Fenestration: Managing Owner Expectations during Window Replacements 

Originating from the Latin word ‘fenestra’ meaning “window, opening of light,” fenestration refers to the arrangement of doors and windows in a building. Modern day

Scrap the Paper – Interactive Digital Information Hubs Keep Residents Informed

Complaints about poor communication rate high among owners of condominium units. Those who are not on the Board often report feeling out of control when

Structured Cleaning in High-Rise Condos

In the dynamic world of High-Rise Janitorial where cleanliness is of utmost importance, WhiteRose Janitorial has emerged as a shining example of excellence. With an

Scratching in the Walls: Keep Pests Out This Fall

As the days shorten and the temperatures cool, we snuggle up and spend more time indoors. But we’re not the only ones looking for somewhere

Superstar Superintendents – Finding a First-Class Building Support Team

Property managers with someone trustworthy on-site, who answers their phone or responds in a reasonable time frame, have an advantage. A building’s staff are the

Planning Ahead: Roadmap to 2050 Calls For Drastic Reductions in Condos Using Fossil Fuels

Condominium buildings using fossil fuels should prepare for a rude awakening. By 2050, Canada’s legislated goal is to reduce our greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to

Mould & Fan Coils: A risk you can’t ignore

One of the more desirable "hot spots" for mould growth in condominiums is within fan coil units (FCUs). And left to grow, mould can become a significant health risk to occupants and lead to costly building repairs.

Trash talk:

As single-use plastics become a thing of the past for Canadians, condo owners and property managers need to adapt the way they handle garbage in their

Condo pest control: Insights from the pandemic

The pandemic has been a proving ground for every trade. That includes the pest management sector, where unique circumstances and heightened infestation risks have kept even the pros on their toes.
Condo Board Meeting

Exploring the psychology of reserve fund planning

There's a psychology to reserve fund planning. It's a mindset I've seen take shape within the condo management community throughout the decades and an approach to proactive funding that will pose risks to our built environment that are better addressed now than later.
Hwisel EV

Preparing for the EV Onslaught

The days of sitting back and waiting to see how Canadians embrace the electric vehicle (EV) movement are over. Let Hwisel EV help you prepare.
EWRB compliance

The Path to EWRB Compliance

New this year, EWRB reporting is required for any building with a total gross square footage of 50,000 or more, including multi-residential towers and large townhome complexes.

Water IOT

In the insurance world, it’s often said that ‘water’ is the new ‘fire.’ And the new normal for annual catastrophic losses related to water damage