HVAC

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.
HVAC maintenance

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Dealing with mould in air ducts

Noticing signs of mould in your air ducts? Here are some signs to watch for and tips for dealing with this important health and safety consideration.
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REMI Network

ASHRAE releases HVAC handbook

The American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has released two new reference guides for the facility management community.
alberta

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.
VRF system

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Moving your Bottom Line: How One Change in your HVAC System can Result in Significant Savings

This summer, consider a VRF system: a flexible heating and cooling solution that will help you manage your energy management needs and your bottom line.
2017-18 ASHRAE term

Canadian Property Management

Canadians earn plaudits for 2017-18 ASHRAE term

The Society's annual conference offered a slate of technical seminars, while attendees also celebrated the year's achievements and ushered in the new executive officers for 2018-19.
CRU relief plan available in NADG's community malls

Canadian Property Management

Energizing mixed retail space

Increased urbanization and the demand for convenience has made it more common for retailers, restaurants and office spaces to operate under one roof.
Alberta students well placed to enjoy good IAQ

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Alberta students well placed to enjoy good IAQ

Canadian buildings account for nearly two-thirds of the Clean Air Awards that the U.S. based National Air Filtration Association (NAFA) has bestowed for 2017.
Ignition risks of flammable refrigerants

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Ignition risks of flammable refrigerants probed

Refrigerant leaks could be particularly problematic in reach-in or walk-in coolers since flammable concentrations could build in these confined spaces and disperse outward when the door is opened.
energy efficient

REMI Network

Boosting energy efficient upgrades may lower energy demand

Energy efficient improvements could help Canada reduce its energy consumption by up to 15 per cent by 2035.
indoor air quality

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Forest fires pose indoor air quality challenge

Indoor air quality specialists concur that larger commercial buildings are among the better places to be when outdoor conditions are compromised since HVAC systems typically incorporate air filtration.