HVAC

budget

REMI Network

Ontario budget prioritizes educational spaces

An investment of $13 billion in capital grants over 10 years was outlined in the Ontario government's budget tabled on Thursday to build and renovate educational facilities.
vapour barrier

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

The science behind contaminant vapour barrier systems

REGENESIS CEO Scott Wilson spotlights how contaminant vapour barriers work to offer much safer and healthier built environments.
Coil cleaning HVAC

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Cut costs, save energy and improve indoor air quality with coil cleaning

As facilities prepare for the fall, an important aspect for maintaining a clean environment is HVAC deep cleaning.
Indoor air quality assurance and vigilance key to building reopenings

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Indoor air quality assurance bolsters reopenings

BOMA Toronto's new HVAC Advisory Council will monitor and respond to emerging knowledge about how SARS-CoV-2 — the virus that causes COVID-19 — spreads.
HVAC

REMI Network

HVAC systems and COVID-19: Q&A

There's prevailing uncertainty over potential exposure to the virus through building ventilation systems. How concerned should condo communities be?
ASHRAE school

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

ASHRAE releases HVAC guide for reopening schools

A new 41-page guide from ASHRAE provides guidance on the operation of HVAC systems as schools prepare to reopen in the fall.
Lethbridge heating

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

University of Lethbridge to receive $20M in upgrades

The district heating and cooling centre at the University of Lethbridge will receive $20 million in government-funded upgrades, creating about 112 jobs.
ASHRAE handbook

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

New ASHRAE handbook highlights systems, equipment

The 2020 ASHRAE handbook has been reviewed by subject matter experts to ensure they reflect current technologies and practices.
HRAI

Construction Business

HRAI survey reveals COVID-19 impacts on sector

A recent survey by HRAI found that most firms in the sector have experienced a drastic drop in business during the COVID-19 pandemic.
ASHRAE volunteers guidance for setup of temporary field hospitals

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

ASHRAE to aid setup of temporary field hospitals

ASHRAE has forged an epidemic task force to volunteer expert guidance on the setup of temporary field hospitals in non-traditional health care venues, such as convention centres and arenas.
ASHRAE open COVID-19 technical guidance portal

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

ASHRAE opens COVID-19 technical guidance portal

Health care intake areas and waiting rooms, shelters and other facilities where crowds may assemble are identified as vulnerable occupancies where a heighten level of controls is recommended.
REMI

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Setting a new standard at Ken Soble Tower

With mechanical systems nearing end of life, inadequate ventilation and other issues, the 50-year Ken Soble Tower was in critical need of an upgrade.
Setting a new standard

Canadian Property Management

Setting a new standard at Ken Soble Tower

With mechanical systems nearing end of life, inadequate ventilation and other issues, the 50-year Ken Soble Tower was in critical need of an upgrade.
condo communication

CondoBusiness

Tips for effective condo communication

Condo communication needs a fresh approach – something that gets people's attention, buy-in, and action to achieve and maintain a healthy condo corporation.
museum retrofit

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Museum retrofit safeguards precious artifacts

While museum relics are meant to be cherished and preserved long-term, the building systems that protect them are not.
noise

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Not all noise nuisances require a remedy

Noise complaints are a prevalent and challenging problem for facility managers. While the most common are related to a loud residential or commercial neighbour, the
HFC prohibition dates

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Quebec’s HFC prohibition dates called untimely

Proposed revisions to Quebec's halocarbon regulation could sideline some commonly used refrigerants before alternatives with lower global warming potential can feasibly be in place.