REMI Network

Facility and property managers face important decisions everyday

Facility and property managers are faced with important decisions every day. Not only do they have to maintain equipment, prioritize improvements to the building, and manage their budget, but they are also responsible for ensuring the property supports employees as they work and tenants as they live.

REMI Network

Managing a facility’s HVAC demands

Facility managers face important decisions every day. Not only do they have to maintain equipment, prioritize improvements to their building, and manage their budget, they are also responsible for ensuring the facility supports every occupant
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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.
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.
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Canadian Property Management

IAQ standards dissect freshness of outdoor air

Guidance related to natural ventilation, particulate filtration and compartmentalization of multi-residential HVAC systems are prominent in the list of identified "significant changes" compared to the incumbent 2016 version of the standards.

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.
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.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Calgary buildings dominant in IAQ awards

Recipients of the National Air Filtration Association sponsored awards must provide details of the steps they've taken to improve air filtration and HVAC system hygiene.
Air Quality

Canadian Property Management

Ensuring indoor air quality in existing buildings

Property managers must balance tenant satisfaction, building operations and sustainability trends when monitoring indoor air quality.
Gavin Bajin

Canadian Facility Management & Design

How to nip indoor allergens in the bud

Do allergens affect indoor air quality? ServiceMaster Canada's director of business services, Gavin Bajin, weighs in.

Canadian Property Management

Ventilation for acceptable air quality

The most recent edition of ASHRAE standard 62.1 specifies 17 cubic feet per minute of fresh air per occupant as the minimum acceptable ventilation level ...


How to combat IAQ problems

Today, it’s not enough to understand building maintenance; property managers need to also understand the need to maintain a building’s supply of healthy air. And the best way to learn to combat poor indoor air quality is to follow these three ...

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Measures to improve indoor air quality

There are many inexpensive, preventative measures that building managers and residents can take to improve the air they breathe.