Technology

washroom

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Promoting health and safety in the washroom

As vaccinations increase and people become more comfortable visiting public spaces again, there will be greater demand for clean washrooms.
McGill

REMI Network

McGill to train next-gen leaders in ethical A.I. use

A new cohort of students at McGill University will soon be poised to tackle crucial questions about the application and potential misuse of Artificial Intelligence, which continues to change the retail landscape.
the internet Wiredscore

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Health, wellness and the internet

The need for strong internet connection that facilitates all aspects of a tenant’s life—working, learning, exercising, socializing—is here to stay.
WiredScore launches certification of digital connectivity for the North American multifamily sector

Canadian Apartment Magazine

WiredScore introduces multifamily certification

The third-party certifier of digital connectivity in commercial buildings is launching a similar program for the North American multifamily sector.
Canadian proptech ventures to be groomed for growth

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Canadian proptech ventures groomed for growth

The U.S. National Association of Realtors is searching the Canadian market for promising technologies for the commercial and residential real estate sectors.
automatic floor scrubbers

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Automatic floor scrubbers continue surging growth

These tools have become increasingly popular and useful for facility managers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
building technology

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

How to optimize building technology management

Leveraging appropriate service technology and integrated service tools can ensure buildings are safe and properly maintained. 
FM

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Pandemic intensifies evolving role of FM

Facility managers are no longer viewed as a back-office function, but rather “a strategic instrument to attract and retain talent and create a great experience,”
Simple computer passwords are standard in most industry sectors

Canadian Property Management

Real estate opts for simple computer passwords

Analysis of more than 162,000 publicly reported data breaches at major real estate firms finds that “password”, “123456” and some variation of a company’s name are ensconced favourites.
property management

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Updating your property management toolkit

Chad Guziewicz, Co-founder of Rentify, shares four property management practices that can be easily improved using new technologies.
Fossil fuel fired cogeneration systems to lose eligibility for accelerated capital cost allowance

Canadian Property Management

Cogeneration systems to lose tax enticement

The 2021 federal budget adds some clean energy equipment to immediately qualify for accelerated capital cost allowance, and names various combined heat and power applications to be delisted after 2023.
Life sciences growth potential flagged

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Life sciences growth potential flagged

Real estate analysts point to burgeoning momentum in Canada’s strong research institutions, increasing calls for domestic production capacity and the STEM job creation engine.
Terrace

Construction Business

City of Terrace takes building permits online

The City of Terrace will be able to process building permits and complete building inspections online with rollout expected by spring 2021.
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.