building retrofits

deep retrofits

Canadian Apartment Magazine

New report looks at long-term benefits of deep building retrofits

A new report by the Pembina Institute concludes that a national renovation wave of deep building retrofits could generate more than $48 billion in economic development.
surrey accessibility

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Feds amplify funding for accessibility upgrades

A $100-million injection to Canada’s Enabling Accessibility Fund will boost availability of grants for retrofit, renovation and construction projects to support universal navigability of the built environment.
aging residential towers

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Investing in Canada’s aging residential towers

Aging residential towers are in dire need of investment, something the pandemic has underscored given the scores of frontline workers who’ve been disproportionately affected.
museum retrofit

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Museum retrofit safeguards precious artifacts

While museum relics are meant to be cherished and preserved long-term, the building systems that protect them are not.
seismic resilience

Canadian Property Management

Upgrading for Seismic Resilience

Dennis Gam, MEng, P.Eng., Principal at RJC Engineers explains what all buildings owners need to know about achieving seismic resilience.