educational facility

zero-energy schools

REMI Network

New course guides design for zero-energy schools

Leading industry organizations have developed a new e-learning course on how to achieve cost-effective advanced levels of energy savings in schools.
Markham Centre Campus

REMI Network

Markham Centre Campus to begin ascent

Markham Centre Campus (MCC)—an outpost for York University—will be the first public university in York Region when it rises in 2023.
carpet care

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Carpet care key for post-secondary institutions

More than 80 per cent of Americans surveyed said that they would "take action" if they felt the carpet care in a college or university was inadequate.
School of Continuing Studies

REMI Network

York U kicks off rise of School of Continuing Studies

York University virtually broke ground on the first dedicated structure for its School of Continuing Studies to celebrate the new Keele campus facility.
Saskatchewan school

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

$26M invested in Saskatchewan school maintenance

The government of Saskatchewan announced $25.9 million in stimulus funding for school maintenance projects, including those to improve energy efficiency.
wellness ready

REMI Network

Quadrangle and Human Space launch Wellness Ready

Quadrangle and Human Space have launched Wellness Ready, a program to support businesses as they create healthy environments for returning occupants and customers.
Francophone

REMI Network

Francophone community to get new school in Winnipeg

Learning spaces for the francophone community in northeast Winnipeg are lacking. In response, the province is increasing capacity with a new investment.
zero-energy schools

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

ISSA standard instructs school cleaning practices

The goal of the standard is to provide schools with a tool that will help them measure and monitor the effectiveness of the cleaning processes.
OCAD

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Inside OCAD University’s first off-campus outpost

OCAD University asked Toronto-based architecture and interior design firm, Quadrangle, to create an interior with flexible features.
Francophone

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Lessons for upgrading older schools

When planning retrofits or renovations for older schools, administrators have the chance to implement green, sustainable and high-performance design solutions.
schools million

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Editorial: Lessons from a school infrastructure upgrade

School buildings that are 40-plus years old or more have been shown to pose barriers to teaching and learning, says the U.S. National Center for