Maintenance

roof care

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Taking roof care to new heights

With roof materials and replacement costs rising, the importance of maintaining a roof to prolong its service life cannot be understated.
Heatwave conditions and operational shortfalls pose challenges in some Ontario LTC homes

Canadian Facility Management & Design

LTC operational shortfalls bared in heatwave

Heatwave conditions and operational shortfalls are posing challenges in some Ontario long-term care homes that do not have central air conditioning.
exterior building maintenance

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

The importance of an exterior building maintenance plan

It's crucial to continuously evaluate the condition of building exteriors and take steps to prevent small issues from becoming major problems.
audits

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

The added value of cleaning audits in sanitary maintenance

Here's a walk-through of three key types of audits readily available and feasible for cleaning and maintenance.
windows

CondoBusiness

Condo windows: repair or replace?

For condo buildings built in the 1980’s or 1990’s, there is likely a window project coming up in the reserve fund study.
parking garage

REMI Network

How to upgrade parking garage safety

The colour scheme seen in parking garages that are up-to-code is the result of coordinating multiple bylaws; for example, municipal property standards, fire code, building code, and health and safety codes.
plastic

REMI Network

Canada officially lists plastic products under CEPA

Canada recently listed plastic manufactured items on Schedule 1 under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA), taking a first regulatory step in addressing plastic pollution.
repairs

CondoBusiness

Condos in precarious spot if small repairs sit idle

Should the corporation move forward with certain maintenance repairs if the issue has the potential to become exponentially worse?
migrating birds

REMI Network

Five building tips to help migrating birds this spring

Many feathered friends won't be making it to their northern breeding areas this spring due to fatal collisions with reflective and transparent glass.
Clean earnings place Canadian companies among global top 200 for revenue from low-carbon business activities

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Canadian suppliers lauded for clean earnings

Product and service suppliers to the property and facilities management sector are among eight publicly listed Canadian companies ranked for highest global revenues tied to low-carbon business activities.
Facility management

REMI Network

Adapt today, optimize tomorrow

Four solutions for a smarter, safer, and cleaner building as cleaning and maintenance is reinvented.
winter

REMI Network

Simple upgrades for winter resilience

What are some simple and cost-effective upgrades a condo corporation can implement to make their building more resilient in winter?
IPAC

REMI Network

TPH calls on facilities to ramp up IPAC measures

Extra vigilance is expected as confirmed cases of the highly contagious U.K. B.1.1.7 variant of COVID-19 spreads within Ontario-based facilities.
stadium cleaning

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Large facilities face huge challenges

Large-scale facilities face specific difficulties during the pandemic with operations like stadium cleaning a massive undertaking.
pest control

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Green goals in pest control are worth setting

Green initiatives are more than a trend. Many industries are putting greater emphasis on ensuring products are sourced and processed in an environmentally conscious manner
capital school

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.
GBAC STAR accreditation

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

ISSA’s GBAC STAR accreditation success is a sign of a cleaner world

The GBAC STAR accreditation was only launched in spring but has already seen huge uptake from facilities around the world.