Plumbing & Pipe Systems
During the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a notable and problematic increase in PPE being flushed into sewer systems.
The document will combine ASHRAE's and IAPMO’s respective standards to offer complimentary guidance and references.
As buildings are reopened, inactive plumbing lines may cause bacteria and corrosion problems that lead to additional issues beyond the spread of coronavirus.
Regularly inspecting the irrigation system and making any necessary fixes or upgrades is the best way to ensure as little water is being used.
School plumbing systems require regular pipe flushing to keep kids safe. How sensors can help fulfill this duty amid failing grades at some facilities.
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.
Although Canada is finally banning asbestos-containing products for good by 2018, the government hasn’t yet clarified issues related to existing asbestos.
After completing significant hospital upgrades last year, Royal University Hospital is now doubling the expected savings from energy improvements.
Protecting vital building systems that address comfort, usability, life safety, fire prevention and compliance with general occupancy requirements.
Simple energy efficient measures in a facility can significantly lower costs related to maintenance and operations.
ASHRAE Standard 188, released in 2015, requires that buildings evaluate where Legionella growth may occur in all water and plumbing systems.
The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) has offered a window into its renewal needs backlog by releasing facilities data for each of its school buildings.
Most school administrators must grapple with the question of whether they’re paying too much for cleaning — usually when budget time comes around. And since