After completing significant hospital upgrades last year, Royal University Hospital is now doubling the expected savings from energy improvements.
The City of Mississauga has slashed the electricity use of the ice-making equipment at its Iceland Arena during winter and shoulder season operations.
New plant-based innovations in synthetic grass respond to changing forces in the market like changing weather patterns and wellbeing.
Opening a brand new facility is no easy feat, especially one like Rogers Place, the first LEED Silver-certified NHL facility in Canada.
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.
Living walls are becoming increasingly popular in retail, institutional, office and residential interior spaces, and for good reason.
Preventing avian collisions in urban settings may not be a maintenance priority, but municipal bird-friendly standards are only going to get tougher.
Facilities still don’t perform frequent quality cleaning audits to meet goals, but innovators are developing more accessible and cost-effective tools.
Two Winnipeg men have designed and built a prototype of a mobile pressure washing truck that sustainably sterilizes and deodorizes all garbage bins.
International Landscaping won a bid for Meadowvale North Business Park in Ontario and is now working on Canada’s largest electric landscaping project.
Cleaning technology trends are evolving to meet the needs of contractors and facility managers who strive to maintain sustainable spaces that reuse water.
In recent years, property owners and managers may have noticed that the line paint in their parking lots is fading more quickly.
While hot water machines typically use more energy, they may be more effective at cleaning and protecting the indoor environment.