Dale Kerr

building performance

CondoBusiness

Diagnosing building performance problems

Three case studies show how long-term data collected from a sensor can help find cost-effective solutions to building performance problems.
window wall

CondoBusiness

Why window walls are favoured for condos

The window walls commonly used to enclose condos have improved, addressing issues associated with past generations of the cladding, finds a new analysis.
roof inspections

CondoBusiness

A property manager’s guide to roof inspections

At least twice per year, property managers should conduct roof inspections and maintenance on their roofs.
glass balcony guards

CondoBusiness

A guide to glass balcony guards and breakage

In the past few years, there have been many cases of glass balcony guards breaking. An expert explains why this happens and how to mitigate the risk.
insulating glass units

CondoBusiness

Maintaining insulating glass units in condos

An engineer explains the life expectancy and maintenance requirements of windows and specifically insulating glass units (IGUs) in condos.
Snow

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Snow removal tips for rooftop parking

When working on winter maintenance and snow removal, managers and workers can take effective steps to prevent undue property damage.