spring cleaning

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Spring cleaning commercial spaces

As the snow melts and the temperatures rise, it’s the perfect time for spring cleaning as part of facility maintenance! While you likely clean and

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Wildfire smoke and your HVAC system

Last summer, Canada and the U.S. were challenged with limited air quality and pollution due to the increased wildfires in both countries. The Canadian Interagency

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Boost energy efficiency in your building

As facility and maintenance managers continue to strive for top building performance, energy efficiency remains an important factor in cutting costs, boosting efficiency, and increasing
fall cleaning

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Your fall cleaning checklist

We often focus on spring cleaning, but fall cleaning is important, too! Prepare yourself for the challenges of winter, get ahead of the snow and

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Is your facility ready for winter?

Winter brings its own unique challenges to facilities, and preparing for those conditions ahead of the cold weather can save you time, money, and headaches.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Pipe insulation is a must for your maintenance

Often, the role of the maintenance manager extends to cutting costs and choosing materials that support your company’s sustainability goals. Whether you are choosing insulation

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Avoiding summer mould in your building

The heat of the summer weather can have adverse effects on your building and your maintenance plan. Along with added moisture from rainfall, the risk
First OnSite

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Mould prevention is a priority in healthcare

In a healthcare setting, the importance of preventing the growth and proliferation of mould takes on new dimensions. First OnSite explores the risks and remediation strategies.
smart glass

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

How smart glass can benefit your building

Many building operators are looking to lower their carbon footprint and go greener, and products like smart glass can help you get there. On average,
B.C. moves to mandate cooling in new housing

Canadian Apartment Magazine

B.C. moves to mandate cooling in new housing

A proposed amendment to the B.C. building code would require cooling capability to maintain the temperature at no higher than 26⁰ Celsius in at least one room of every new residential dwelling unit.


Putting HVAC maintenance in the spotlight

What HVAC contractors do, or don’t do, during maintenance has a significant impact on the repairs, service calls and utilities consumed by mechanical equipment.
HVAC-related infections controls considered

Canadian Facility Management & Design

HVAC-related infection controls considered

A first-ever ASHRAE standard for mitigating the airborne spread of infectious pathogens in indoor spaces has been released for public review.
HVAC maintenance checklist

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Your spring HVAC maintenance checklist

Winter is coming to an end at last, and warmer weather is right around the corner, so it’s time to take a look at your
HVAC trends

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

2023’s top HVAC trends

What are this year’s top HVAC trends? It’s likely no surprise that 2023 will see a continued rise in the use of technology to help
maintenance checklist

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Building a fall facility maintenance checklist that ticks all the boxes

As September comes to an end, it’s time to finalize your fall facility maintenance checklist. When winter arrives later in the year, it brings its
HVAC maintenance

REMI Network

Preventative HVAC maintenance tips for fall

Fall HVAC maintenance allows you to look ahead to upcoming spring repairs, budget spending for upcoming expenditures, and keep your building in its best shape for the coming year.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

5 ways to create cleaner environments in schools

To ensure schools are taking the best first step forward, their cleaning operations should zero in on five key areas of focus.