Fitwel and the Center for Active Design, in collaboration with industry leaders such as QuadReal Property Group, are at the forefront of meeting evolving demands for health and wellness in commercial real estate in Canada.
Pre-pandemic, property cleaning and maintenance services had long been hiding under the radar of technological innovation.
The proliferation of washroom technology is creating something of a new standard for facilities, but it has faced criticism.
A former counterterrorism expert explains some steps that can be taken to enhance facility security.
Enhancing cleaning, disinfection, and communication is critically important within real estate at a time when health and safety is top of mind.
The trend has been most notable in office, industrial, and foodservice facilities, finds a GP PRO survey.
Carefully crafting an inclusive workplace response, requiring integration of people programs, implementing technology tools and systems, all accelerate business outcomes.
Facility managers and maintenance staff must deal with rodents that spread viruses that can cause hantavirus pulmonary syndrome.
Around 8,000 wildfires burn a total land area about half the size of Nova Scotia in Canada each year.
ValkarTech is a consulting firm specializing in hygiene and sanitation and the assessment of janitorial services in various environments and settings.
Leveraging appropriate service technology and integrated service tools can ensure buildings are safe and properly maintained.
Facility managers are no longer viewed as a back-office function, but rather “a strategic instrument to attract and retain talent and create a great experience,”
The home of the Montreal Canadiens is the latest notable milestone for the program in Canada.
Large-scale post-secondary campuses hold an almost incomprehensibly wide range of cleaning and maintenance challenges.
Legionella is a type of bacterium found naturally in freshwater environments, making it a critical consideration on water restoration projects.
The CDC notes the chances of being infected by COVID-19 by touching contaminated surfaces are "generally less than one in 10,000."
During the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a notable and problematic increase in PPE being flushed into sewer systems.