Effective cleaning of high-touch surfaces and floors in healthcare facilities requires proper cleaning tools like microfibre mops.
Waste equipment and services that can process and organize vast amounts of data help inform sustainable practices throughout the facility.
A green cleaning program is about more than simply using ‘green’ products.
Energy conservation initiatives are cutting costs and supporting skills development that make health care operations more self-reliant in five James Bay communities.
There are now several options that help facilities proactively address issues related to forgotten and ignored waste areas.
The decreasing costs of sensors means the Internet of Things is rapidly moving into new areas of commercial properties, such as waste management.
Besides providing shelter and shade, the urban forest offer environmental, economic and social benefits so it’s important to take care of them.
After completing significant hospital upgrades last year, Royal University Hospital is now doubling the expected savings from energy improvements.
The City of Mississauga has slashed the electricity use of the ice-making equipment at its Iceland Arena during winter and shoulder season operations.
New plant-based innovations in synthetic grass respond to changing forces in the market like changing weather patterns and wellbeing.
Opening a brand new facility is no easy feat, especially one like Rogers Place, the first LEED Silver-certified NHL facility in Canada.
Simple energy efficient measures in a facility can significantly lower costs related to maintenance and operations.
Living walls are becoming increasingly popular in retail, institutional, office and residential interior spaces, and for good reason.
Preventing avian collisions in urban settings may not be a maintenance priority, but municipal bird-friendly standards are only going to get tougher.
Cleaning technology trends are evolving to meet the needs of contractors and facility managers who strive to maintain sustainable spaces that reuse water.
In recent years, property owners and managers may have noticed that the line paint in their parking lots is fading more quickly.