Retrofit

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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Canada invests $277M in Arthur Meighen Building

The project will transform the building into an energy efficient, low-carbon asset, cutting its annual greenhouse gas emissions by up to 80 per cent.
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REMI Network

CaGBC launches initiative to encourage data transparency

According to CaGBC public energy disclosure is in its "infancy" in Canada.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

The Realities of Healthcare Retrofits

In healthcare, patient comfort, staff schedules, health and safety standards, and critical equipment needs demand a tailored approach to every retrofit.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Canada invests in Evergreen Brick Works retrofit

The Government of Canada is investing $6.5 million in the revitalization of the Kiln Building at Evergreen Brick Works, a Toronto landmark.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Moving your Bottom Line: How One Change in your HVAC System can Result in Significant Savings

This summer, consider a VRF system: a flexible heating and cooling solution that will help you manage your energy management needs and your bottom line.
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REMI Network

Carbon market funding to upgrade Ontario schools

Ontario is investing in energy upgrades at college and university campuses across the province.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario schools to receive energy efficiency upgrades

The Ontario government is investing $200 million to provide energy efficiency upgrades at nearly 600 schools across the province.
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REMI Network

CaGBC report recommends national retrofit strategy

A CaGBC report suggests provincially-specific retrofit pathways that include recommissioning, deep retrofits, renewable energy and fuel switching actions.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario schools to receive $1.4 bil for upgrades

Ontario is investing a total of $1.4 billion in 2017-18 to improve school buildings by repairing and upgrading elements such as roofs, flooring and plumbing systems.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Guelph Council Chambers receives lighting retrofit

Guelph Council Chambers have received a light emitting diode (LED) lighting retrofit to replace bulbs and lamps that have faded or burned out.
Aircuity

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Aircuity platform used in NRC building retrofit

Aircuity’s airside efficiency platform was used in the major retrofit project at National Research Council of Canada’s building in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
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REMI Network

Federal budget boosts accessibility in public spaces

Canada’s federal budget has earmarked $77 million over ten years to expand the Enabling Accessibility Fund.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Mackenzie Health recognized for LED lighting switch

York Region’s Mackenzie Health was recently recognized by Alectra Utilities for converting the facility to 100 per cent LED lighting.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario to open first mental health facility for female adult inmates

Ontario is working towards increasing mental health supports in the corrections system by creating the first mental health unit for female inmates.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

CPVC Fire Sprinkler Retrofits can Save Buildings

Fire sprinkler retrofits can minimize damage and save lives when upgrading older buildings that may have once been up to fire code, but are now outdated.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Four lessons in communication for FMs

Skillful communication is critical to success in a variety of FM activities. Here are four lessons gleaned from experts at a recent IFMA Toronto event.
Utility-Costs

CondoBusiness

Five ways to curb utility costs in condominiums

Coming changes in Ontario are cause for condo corporations to curb their utility costs. An expert shares how, pointing to five energy efficiency retrofits.