• Reduction target set for waste sent to Saskatchewan land fill sites

    Status quo rejected for Saskatchewan land fill

    Saskatchewan currently ranks second among Canadian provinces for per capita disposal, equating to 842 kilograms of waste per resident every year, but the provincial government is aiming for a 30 per cent reduction from 2014 levels by 2030.
  • Misericordia Community Hospital

    Misericordia Community Hospital renewal underway

    A new emergency department expansion at Misericordia Community Hospital is now in the demolition and remediation phase, which should take four months.
  • water damage

    Researchers develop new sensor for detecting water leaks

    Water leaks are the leading cause of property losses in apartments, offices and other buildings, resulting in repairs and higher insurance premiums.
  • laundry

    How to make laundry practices more eco-friendly

    It takes a lot of resources to get linens clean. How can businesses make their laundry practices more sustainable and reap the associated benefits?
  • floor care

    Floor care tips for the winter

    Here are several tips to protect floors and ensure safety for building occupants.
  • older schools

    Lessons for upgrading older schools

    When planning retrofits or renovations for older schools, administrators have the chance to implement green, sustainable and high-performance design solutions.

Hot Topics

  • racing surfaces

    How Woodbine maintains its racing surfaces

    With horses worth six and seven figures, it's paramount that Woodbine maintain optimal conditions on both of its racing surfaces: Tapeta and turf.
  • fire prevention

    Improve safety during Fire Prevention Month

    October marks the start of National Fire Prevention Month in Canada, a campaign that serves as a reminder to revisit fire safety and prevention practices.
  • gum litter facility management

    The trouble with gum litter

    According to the City of Toronto’s latest litter audit, gum is the largest small litter problem.

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  • self-cleaning surface

    McMaster scientists invent self-cleaning surface

    Researchers at McMaster University have made a self-cleaning surface that can repel all forms of bacteria, preventing the transfer of superbugs.
  • women in skilled trades

    New funding for women in skilled trades

    The 2018 federal budget commits funds to inform women about apprenticeship programs, dispense financial grants for training and provide resources as they move into the workforce.
  • playground

    Canadian children lack accessible play spaces

    Playgrounds across the country continue to leave children on the sidelines with design and maintenance practices that are not fully inclusive.