Innovation

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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Maximizing efficiency and minimizing risk for landlord and tenant insurance policies

Tenant insurance goes beyond coverage of a rental property’s contents—it also protects against unforeseen events and liability.
Built Green

Construction Business

Built Green Canada launches Maverick Awards

Built Green Canada has launched its inaugural Maverick Awards to recognize trailblazers in sustainability.
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Construction Business

New fund targets construction productivity

The Government of B.C. has launched the Workplace Innovation Fund, a program aimed at improving construction productivity.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Using autonomous cleaning equipment to attract younger talent

The cleaning industry continues to face high rates of employee turnover and an ongoing labour shortage. In fact, Canada’s cleaning industry saw an almost 145
AI

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Using AI for optimal facility maintenance

The demand for sustainable and efficient facility management has become vital in today’s rapidly evolving business world, and AI can help you achieve maximum efficiency
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Are smart toilets the way of the future?

As technology continues to evolve the commercial cleaning industry with innovation, where do smart toilets fit in? The smart toilet global market is predicted to
AI

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Using AI to improve your cleaning business

Technology is constantly providing tools to make cleaners’ jobs easier, increase efficiency, and simplify operations. The idea of AI may still seem futuristic, but these
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

The evolution of technology in commercial cleaning

We have all seen the headlines about how technology will change the cleaning industry. Customers have likely seen them too, and perhaps it is prompting
CEA engineers awards

Construction Business

Showcase Awards honour Alberta engineers

Consulting Engineers of Alberta (CEA) presented 13 awards of excellence and 11 awards of merit at its annual Showcase Awards.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

The challenges of adding technology to your building maintenance program

The advances in technology have made all sorts of improvements in the building maintenance industry, from increased efficiency to providing more accurate data. But is
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Sanitizing surfaces that touchless tech doesn’t address

With all the innovation the cleaning industry has seen in the last few years, what about the surfaces that tech doesn’t cover? From touchless technology
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Commercial cleaning on a grand scale

With the heightened focus on hygiene and sanitation these last few years, what does commercial cleaning look like post-pandemic? Things have changed and the once
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Robots gain momentum for commercial floor cleaning

In recent years, we’ve mostly heard about touchless technology dominating commercial cleaning, with things like traffic counters, automatic dispensers, sensored doors, and more, but part
ISSA

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

ISSA Show North America celebrates Innovation Award winners

The 2022 ISSA Innovation Award winners and honourees were announced on October 13 on the final day of the 2022 ISSA Show North America, held
Sodexo

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Sodexo launches North American-first innovation lab

The companies call the innovation start-up initiative the first program of its kind in North America.
ISSA Show North America

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Innovation Awards to honour advances in clean at ISSA Show North America 2022

The awards celebrate commercial, institutional, and residential cleaning companies that are addressing challenges with new products and services.
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Construction Business

Fast + Epp launches Concept Lab to push innovation

Fast + Epp has launched Concept Lab,  a 5,500 sq. ft. collaborative research and workshop space in the company's Vancouver home office.