Green Products & Technologies
A free app for members of the design and construction community in Ontario called the energyCompass.design tool – Compass for short – officially launched Nov. 7, 2018.
The American Cleaning Institutes chastises the slate of 15 authors affiliated with health sciences faculties of six Canadian universities for overlooking the role disinfectants play in infection control.
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.
Canada’s growing cities are fueling pesticide resistance as rodents, bed bugs and cockroaches better adapt to human environments.
Building occupants may still be inhaling VOCs and other chemical emissions despite the use of eco-friendly products.
Senior real estate executives reflected on evolving building technology as part of the kick-off to BOMEX 2017, earlier this fall in Toronto.
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.
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.
Two Winnipeg men have designed and built a prototype of a mobile pressure washing truck that sustainably sterilizes and deodorizes all garbage bins.
International Landscaping won a bid for Meadowvale North Business Park in Ontario and is now working on Canada’s largest electric landscaping project.
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.