It’s been quite a journey for two University of Waterloo Engineering graduates who dreamed of creating an autonomous robot company.
Now in operation for more than six decades, Sunshine Building Maintenance Inc. is one of the largest privately owned cleaning companies in Ontario.
As facilities evolve and become more high tech, new systems have developed to help improve efficiency - especially when it comes to cleaning schedules.
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.
Carleton University has launched a new online reporting tool that intricately links health and safety initiatives with facility management.
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.
Playgrounds across the country continue to leave children on the sidelines with design and maintenance practices that are not fully inclusive.
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.
Senior real estate executives reflected on evolving building technology as part of the kick-off to BOMEX 2017, earlier this fall in Toronto.
The University of Manitoba is currently undertaking the largest accessibility audit ever conducted in the province.
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.