facility maintenance

Enercare

REMI Network

Managing a facility’s HVAC demands

Facility managers face important decisions every day. Not only do they have to maintain equipment, prioritize improvements to their building, and manage their budget, they are also responsible for ensuring the facility supports every occupant
Guelph

REMI Network

Guelph looks at co-locating critical services as city grows

Guelph is looking to build a centralized campus of facilities that would house snow removal, solid waste collection and transit maintenance.
managers

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Why FMs can’t sell ideas to senior management

Facility managers require resources to accomplish tasks, but other departments within the organization need the same and limited resources.
pest control

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Green goals in pest control are worth setting

Green initiatives are more than a trend. Many industries are putting greater emphasis on ensuring products are sourced and processed in an environmentally conscious manner
Ellisdon Royal Columbian

REMI Network

Ontario hospitals get funding for critical upgrades

A provincial funding boost of $175 million for COVID-19 related and other urgent projects will address critical maintenance in 129 hospitals.
Nexus REIT bumping up industrial weighting

REMI Network

Alpine Building Maintenance acquires Domus Building Cleaning Company

Alpine Building Maintenance Inc. is continuing its Canadian expansion with the acquisition of Ottawa-based Domus Building Cleaning Company Limited.
Facility management

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Handling daily challenges in facility management

Staying on top of daily tasks in facility management becomes even more complicated when FMs have to plan for external circumstances beyond their control.
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.
cobotics

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Outbreak accelerates role of cobotics in cleaning

COVID-19 is expected to push cobotics to the forefront of cleaning as facilities prioritize health and safety more than ever.
hand hygiene

REMI Network

Survey examines impacts of COVID-19 on Americans’ hand hygiene

The Bradley Corporation’s recently conducted its Healthy Hand Washing Survey to examine the impacts of the coronavirus on U.S-based consumers’ hand hygiene.
energy

REMI Network

District-wide energy upgrade for Alberta schools

A district-wide energy upgrade across 21 schools in central Alberta will significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the facilities.
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.
Roundup

REMI Network

Roundup herbicide causing loss of biodiversity

A new study reveals that Roundup, the popular glyphosate-based herbicide, is making ecosystems more vulnerable to pollution and climate change.
infection control

REMI Network

Input needed on new infection control standard

The IICRC is developing a new standard for infection control during professional cleaning and maintenance of commercial buildings.
caring for rubber floors

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Helping rubber floors bounce back

Rubber floors require specialized care to keep them looking and performing at their best. In fact, maintenance requirements are often underestimated.
northern Ontario

REMI Network

Upgrades coming to community agencies in northern Ontario

Community agencies across northern Ontario will be getting much needed repairs and renovations through a $1.6-million investment from the provincial government.
green cleaning audit

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Steps for conducting a green cleaning audit

A green cleaning program is about more than simply using ‘green’ products.