The decreasing costs of sensors means the Internet of Things is rapidly moving into new areas of commercial properties, such as waste management.
Nearly two-thirds of facility managers are interested in implementing new digital technologies such as intelligent analytics, according to a recent study.
Facilities still contain built-in materials that were exposed to rain and snow in the construction or renovation process, leading to the presence of mould.
Ontario is looking to boost elevator availability in multi-storey residential buildings, as well as long-term care and seniors’ homes.
Accessibility advocates see the built environment as a laggard when it comes to fire safety, especially for people with disabilities.
Playgrounds across the country continue to leave children on the sidelines with design and maintenance practices that are not fully inclusive.
There are ways to protect floors and keep them looking their best during the winter. Here are five critical elements or components of floor care.
There are various products on the market for managing the season’s worst, which can make choosing a de-icing material a difficult task.
New UV-C Disinfection technologies are being implemented across the globe in an attempt to eliminate harmful microorganisms before they reach patients.
Canada’s growing cities are fueling pesticide resistance as rodents, bed bugs and cockroaches better adapt to human environments.
Canadian cleaning companies are starting to rethink how technology can make them more efficient and competitive.
A hotel housekeeper in Canada is estimated to assume 8,000 different body postures every shift. Repetitive motion injuries are common.
Health officials won’t quite know what to expect until later this fall, but facilities should still brace themselves no matter what flu strain will spread.
Senior real estate executives reflected on evolving building technology as part of the kick-off to BOMEX 2017, earlier this fall in Toronto.
Every day, millions of janitors compromise safety when handling garbage and recycled materials.
Summer-like conditions this past September and now October may contribute to higher rodent activity in the fall season.
Wasps have a frightening reputation for their aggressive behaviour and are often seen in greater numbers towards the end of summer.