Facility Management

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Canadian Facility Management & Design

IFMA reaccredited to offer IACET CEUs

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) has been reaccredited to offer IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
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Canadian Property Management

Building the Global Reputation of Facility Management

The need for quality facility management is pervasive with aspects that touch all our lives – both personal and professional and yet the biggest challenge the
outsourcing

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Tips for outsourcing compact portfolios

FMs overseeing compact portfolios may consider outsourcing. However, there are several factors to weigh in choosing an approach.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

A safer melting product

Facility managers have been attracted to liquid ice melt/de-ice products in recent years largely because they are much easier to apply.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Examining Canadians’ understanding of AMR

A recent survey by a global medical technology company – BD – revealed Canadians are unfamiliar with or largely unaware of the threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

The benefits of hydrogen peroxide cleaners

Several years ago, a contract cleaner said she was pleased with the cleaning solutions her company was using and had no interest in switching to
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Wellness needs to begin at the building level

Technology continues to make everyone’s life much easier, but it’s also making everyone more sedentary.
MSD

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario gets new MSD prevention guideline

Ontario’s new guideline for preventing musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) such as carpel tunnel syndrome was unveiled this month.
ergonomics

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Reducing risk factors for workplace injuries

There are many reasons companies start ergonomics programs: one serious injury, a series of minor injuries or staff absences in the workplace.
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REMI Network

Outland-Carillion rebrands as Dexterra

Outland-Carillion Services, a Canadian facilities management provider reveals its new, permanent company name, Dexterra.
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REMI Network

How to effectively spray buff a floor

Somewhat a lost art, spray buffing has now resurfaced not only as a key to stretching floor refinishing cycles, but also at removing heel marks, stains, spills, and leaving floors with a high-gloss shine.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Carleton University to get co-generation plant

Carleton University expects to fire up a new co-generation plant at its Ottawa-based campus next spring as part of its sophomore energy master plan.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Alberta dominates Clean Air Awards

Alberta buildings earn a major share of the Clean Air Awards for a second year in a row.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Illuminating human centric lighting

A seven-month study revealed a 12-per-cent increase in task performance metrics for office workers who worked under HCL fixtures.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Canadian Open makes sustainability leader board

Although a home grown champion continued to elude the Canadian Open, the PGA Tour tournament could boast carbon neutral status for a seventh consecutive year.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Using FM software to improve communications

For organizations with ever-expanding, multi-billion-dollar property portfolios, satisfying and retaining occupants is a top priority.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Creating a lasting first impression for your facility

A good or bad experience on a person’s first visit to a building can be the difference between a returning client or a lost opportunity. An opinion is formed within seconds of an individual walking through your doors and the scent that greets their nostrils will go a long way to deciding whether that opinion is positive or negative.