Mould

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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Minimizing the risk of winter mould

Winter brings increased precipitation, melting snow and ice, and warmer temperatures indoors – ideal conditions for indoor mould growth. Prevention is the key to avoiding
schools

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Keeping schools healthy and clean

As back-to-school approaches, custodians are facing the daunting task of keeping the environment sanitized and safe for students, teachers, and visitors, as people are constantly
indoor air quality

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Improving the indoor air quality in your building

The cooler weather is on its way, and when that happens, windows and bay doors start to stay closed, so facilities need to do what
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Avoiding summer mould in your building

The heat of the summer weather can have adverse effects on your building and your maintenance plan. Along with added moisture from rainfall, the risk
air

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Protect your employees and your facility from air pollution

As the summer heats up, so do wildfires and the smoke they carry. This year Canadian wildfires have sent dangerous levels of smoke up and
First OnSite

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Mould prevention is a priority in healthcare

In a healthcare setting, the importance of preventing the growth and proliferation of mould takes on new dimensions. First OnSite explores the risks and remediation strategies.
allergies

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Your flooring can affect seasonal allergies

‘Tis the season for allergies, lasting in some cases until mid-October, including everything from grass to ragweed pollen. With 25 per cent of the population
allergy season

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Commercial cleaning in allergy season

It’s allergy season, and that makes it a great time to review your products and practices as part of your spring maintenance to find opportunities
flooding

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Why flooding season matters for facility maintenance managers

Canada is no stranger to flooding and extreme weather. Even though it’s officially spring, a recent Colorado low system brought a messy week to much

CondoBusiness

Mould & Fan Coils: A risk you can’t ignore

One of the more desirable "hot spots" for mould growth in condominiums is within fan coil units (FCUs). And left to grow, mould can become a significant health risk to occupants and lead to costly building repairs.
Flooding

REMI Network

Three-in-five Canadians are worried about spring flooding, a new survey finds

Three-in-five Canadians are worried about the potential consequences that flooding and severe rain events may cause during the spring season.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Minding mould in LTC and hospitals

Air exchanges and mechanical systems that were sufficient when buildings were constructed may be considered undersized today, allowing fertile ground for mould growth.
Mold Uncovered

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

IICRC launches Mold Uncovered campaign

The campaign emphasizes the importance of proper mould remediation through accredited industry standards and certifications.
cannabis production

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Cannabis production environment key to creating healthy inventory

Proper cleaning of cannabis production facilities may be the unsung hero of the industry and the difference between a healthy market and a lagging one.
workers

REMI Network

Fungal growth degrading buildings: study

Microorganisms growing inside aging buildings and infrastructure are more than just a health issue, according to new research.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Dealing with mould in air ducts

Noticing signs of mould in your air ducts? Here are some signs to watch for and tips for dealing with this important health and safety consideration.
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REMI Network

Potentially hazardous mould found aboard Canadian warship

Higher-than-normal levels of mould spores were found aboard a Canadian warship, recently released Defence Department documents have revealed.