Maintenance

Occupational Health and Safety Act

REMI Network

Nova Scotia changes Occupational Health and Safety Act

The Nova Scotia government is making changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Act that will help keep employees safe at work.
roof inspections

CondoBusiness

A property manager’s guide to roof inspections

At least twice per year, property managers should conduct roof inspections and maintenance on their roofs.
elevator repairs

CondoBusiness

MPP proposes time limits for elevator repairs

Han Dong, the Liberal MPP for Trinity-Spadina, is proposing to set time limits for elevator repairs with a private member's bill.
maintenance fees

CondoBusiness

How climate change could affect maintenance fees

Maintenance fees are based on historic norms, stable benchmarks and logical predictions. What happens when those predictions no longer fit the weather?
maintenance skills shortages

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Salaries linked to maintenance skills shortages

Employers' profile in the market and social media proficiency can help to attract jobseekers, while lengthy hiring processes can alienate job candidates and/or push them to openings with other employers.
generator service costs

CondoBusiness

Four factors affecting generator service costs

There are four major factors that will affect generator service costs in all condominiums.
Energy efficient

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Reducing maintenance costs with energy efficiency

Simple energy efficient measures in a facility can significantly lower costs related to maintenance and operations.
safety risks

REMI Network

Six steps to minimize safety risks in a facility

Baseline procedures and best practices serve as a guide to help businesses better understand—and help minimize—security and safety risks.
building information modelling

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Bergeron Centre a model for fully integrated BIM

The use of building information modelling to develop the Bergeron Centre at York University earned the project a Canada BIM Council award.
led lamps

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Four reasons LED lamps fail prematurely

LEDs make big claims about savings potential, but how much of this is marketing hype?
green cleaning

REMI Network

U of Calgary’s green cleaning program awarded CIMS-GB certification from ISSA

The University of Calgary recently earned ISSA’s Cleaning Industry Management Standard Green Building certification for its dedication to green cleaning.
Citron Hygiene

REMI Network

Cannon Services now named Citron Hygiene

Cannon Hygiene Canada Limited will immediately begin operating under its new name Citron Hygiene.
roof inspections

CondoBusiness

An overview of pre-winter roof inspections

Just like other parts of the building, the roof requires ongoing maintenance and preventative repairs. Studies have shown that a roof that has not been
Kimberly-Clark

REMI Network

Michael Hsu new Kimberly-Clark president and COO

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (K-C) has named Michael D. Hsu the new president and chief operating officer, effective January 1, 2017.
Montreal

REMI Network

Montreal to pump millions into facility upgrades

The City of Montreal is dedicating part of its $6.39-billion capital-works budget for 2017 to 2019 to aid to facilities, projects or programs in various boroughs.
living wall

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Living walls cultivate air quality and wellbeing

Living walls are becoming increasingly popular in retail, institutional, office and residential interior spaces, and for good reason.
bird colliisions

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Facilities slack in averting bird collisions

Preventing avian collisions in urban settings may not be a maintenance priority, but municipal bird-friendly standards are only going to get tougher.