Maintenance

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.
Randall Linton

REMI Network

Randall Linton wins PRSM Excellence Award  

Randall Linton, president of ServiceNational Canada, was presented with the PRSM Canadian Excellence Award.
landfills

REMI Network

Ontario searches for waste reduction champions

Canada is celebrating the 15th anniversary of Waste Reduction Week, which runs from October 17 to 23.
support staff

REMI Network

Support staff in Windsor, Ont. schools vote to strike

Support staff at the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board voted to support a strike.