facility maintenance

hospitals

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.
Alpine Building Maintenance

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.
district 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.
water

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Spotting irrigation system problems early

Regularly inspecting the irrigation system and making any necessary fixes or upgrades is the best way to ensure as little water is being used.
water quality

REMI Network

Water damage restoration standard open for review

A revised draft of the BSR/IICRC S500 Standard for Professional Water Damage Restoration is now open for public review and comments.
water

Canadian Property Management

Finding the right facility maintenance partner

Like any other significant hire, there is a benefit to working with a facility maintenance team that can deliver tangible value to your operations.
single-use coffee cups

REMI Network

UBC ditching single-use coffee cups, plastic food ware

UBC Vancouver will soon have less garbage to clean up across its campus.