Technology

data

Canadian Facility Management & Design

How FMs can leverage data in 2021

IoT platforms that use overhead sensors, booking data, and smartphone space-reservations to pull analytics, are increasingly playing a key role in supporting the growing data-driven workplace.
augmented reality

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Facility managers turn to augmented reality

Nearly three-quarters (73 per cent) of surveyed facility managers expect to implement AR technology over the next two years.
Manitoba Hydro abandons international consulting business

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Manitoba Hydro nixes international consulting

The move will shift domestic elements of the engineering, utility management, high voltage and telecommunication business units back into Manitoba Hydro’s fold and cede the global marketplace to other competitors.
Facility management

REMI Network

Adapt today, optimize tomorrow

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

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Ontario supporting air-monitoring technology

Ontario is funding CEM Specialties Inc. (CEMSI) to help commercialize and accelerate production of its air-monitoring COVID-19 detector.
construction safety technology

Construction Business

Improving construction safety with technology

How can companies use technology to increase safety on their job sites moving into the future? Here are some digital tools available.
Manitoba aims to elevate waste diversion rates

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Manitoba aims to elevate waste diversion rates

A provincial review and public consultation has been launched to seek input on current industry-funded stewardship programs and potential new recycling and recovery technologies.
construction

Construction Business

Construction predictions for 2021

With construction projects challenged as a result of the pandemic, many companies are reimagining their business models.
hybrid office

Canadian Facility Management & Design

The rise of the hybrid office

Ultimately, the hybrid office will have at its heart a planning principle based on people rotating in and out of the office, with flexible schedules they have more control over than ever.
hospitality cleaning

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Enhancing hospitality cleaning and safety solutions

The instruments are out there to enhance hygiene, and foodservice and hospitality cleaning is a perfect microcosm.
Canada's tech talent hubs are riding a wave of nationwide job growth since 2014

Canadian Property Management

Five-year gains buttress tech talent hubs

Nearly 900,000 workers in technology sector positions comprise about 5.6 per cent of the Canadian labour force and are making their presence felt in the real estate markets of large and mid-sized cities alike.
retrofit

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Making data-driven decisions to cut energy losses

Retrofits to remedy energy losses through the building envelope are sometimes based on assumptions and uncertainty.
vapour barrier

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

The science behind contaminant vapour barrier systems

REGENESIS CEO Scott Wilson spotlights how contaminant vapour barriers work to offer much safer and healthier built environments.
building managers

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Productivity cannot be forced

As the second wave of COVID-19 hits, building managers have a responsibility to provide a safe environment for their clients and tenants.
Canadian developers navigate uncertainty

Canadian Property Management

Canadian developers navigate uncertainty

The bulk of findings in the newly released Altus Group Global Property Development Trends Report are tied to opinions collected in early 2020 before COVID-19’s full hit landed in the world’s commercial real estate markets.
Edge computing centres are vulnerable to encroaching outdoor conditions

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Edge computing centres put a cloud in a cabinet

Seen as the next big thing in data services, small hubs located near end-users are also more vulnerable to the encroaching outdoor environment than are vast temperature-controlled data centres.
virtual meetings

REMI Network

How to run glitch-free virtual meetings?

Virtual meetings are one way condo corporations are balancing social distancing with the need to conduct ongoing business, but they aren't without technical glitches.