FMs overseeing compact portfolios may consider outsourcing. However, there are several factors to weigh in choosing an approach.
Facility managers have been attracted to liquid ice melt/de-ice products in recent years largely because they are much easier to apply.
Business, professional and public interest groups are devising and deploying strategies to promote common sense and minimize risk, discord and environmental fallout.
New construction and renovations can turn up the heat on pest pressures, but proactive measures can help prevent future infestations.
Energy conservation initiatives are cutting costs and supporting skills development that make health care operations more self-reliant in five James Bay communities.
It’s been quite a journey for two University of Waterloo Engineering graduates who dreamed of creating an autonomous robot company.
Summer is fast-approaching, which means annoying pests will soon be out in full force. These creatures can become a problem for a facility if left unchecked.
Now in operation for more than six decades, Sunshine Building Maintenance Inc. is one of the largest privately owned cleaning companies in Ontario.
A good or bad experience on a person’s first visit to a building can be the difference between a returning client or a lost opportunity. An opinion is formed within seconds of an individual walking through your doors and the scent that greets their nostrils will go a long way to deciding whether that opinion is positive or negative.
Freezing rain this week served as a reminder of the important role mats can play in limiting the amount of dirt and moisture that enters facilities.
As facilities evolve and become more high tech, new systems have developed to help improve efficiency - especially when it comes to cleaning schedules.
Copper alloys used more in hospitals to help fight health-care acquired infections, aren’t as prevalent in non-traditional spaces where germs also spread.
Intelligent new technology is revolutionizing restroom maintenance in Canada and improving overall user experience and satisfaction
There’s no missing the Fairmont Royal York when flying over Toronto, pulling into Union Station on one of the main train lines or travelling into downtown.
Several recent advances in pest control could help condo managers combat the bed bugs, flies, others insects and rodents that can invade their properties.
The cleaning industry has been around for a while, but new technologies like augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are new to the field.