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.

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.

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


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.

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.
smart tech

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.

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.

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.

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.