Technology

building performance

CondoBusiness

Diagnosing building performance problems

Three case studies show how long-term data collected from a sensor can help find cost-effective solutions to building performance problems.
integrated security systems

CondoBusiness

Integrated security solutions add new layer

The intrusion detection system (IDS) is slowly being incorporated into integrated security solutions in condominiums.
digital real estate

Canadian Property Management

Building CRE value with digital real estate

To compete in the digital economy, innovative commercial real estate (CRE) companies will act now to maintain control of their digital real estate.
cloud-based software

CondoBusiness

Cloud-based software on the rise in condos

In recent years there has been significant growth in the adoption of cloud-based software among tech-savvy condo communities and property managers.
sub-meter

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Advanced sub-metering digs deep

Facility operators and management are beginning to recognize the opportunity to combine sub-metering with software that analyzes energy data in real time.
employee well-being

Canadian Facility Management & Design

FM complaints could inform employee well-being

Research on organizational productivity could make better use of valuable information archived in the facilities management department, a new report from the Continental Automated Buildings Association and the National Research Council concludes.
commercial buildings

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Beating the heat in commercial buildings

With summer just around the corner, here are some tips for facilities managers to consider when preparing their commercial buildings to beat the heat.
IT solutions

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Building a business case for, with IT solutions

As facility management and information technology become increasingly intertwined, there are business cases to be made both for and with IT solutions.
Built Environment Technology Association

REMI Network

Built Environment Technology Association launches

The Built Environment Technology Association (BETA) has been established to help the real estate industry better utilize developing technologies.
lighting systems

Canadian Facility Management & Design

How to prolong the lifespan of lighting systems

Along with the direct energy savings that LEDs offer, facilities are also realizing cost savings by prolonging their lighting system through best practices.
digital factory

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Scotiabank shifts gears with new Digital Factory

The half-pixelated gear that hangs above the entryway symbolizes the output of Scotiabank’s new Digital Factory in Toronto.
envisioning tools

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Envisioning tools get an upgrade

3D and photo-realistic envisioning tools are nothing new, but they now allow changes to be made on the fly.
innovation

REMI Network

Tech hub hopes federal budget will boost smart city innovation

Toronto’s innovation community has high hopes that Wednesday’s federal budget will earmark money for smart city innovation.
Cushman & Wakefield

Canadian Facility Management & Design

New Cushman & Wakefield HQ promotes engagement

Cushman & Wakefield recently unveiled its new Canadian headquarters, bringing together employees from two locations into one open-concept office in Toronto.
smarter buildings

REMI Network

Network innovation delivers smarter buildings

Global technology trends have pushed a new network innovation to market, one that is expected to improve building efficiency and employee retention.
tech hub

REMI Network

Former Guelph hotel to become multi-use tech hub

Plans will transform a former 19th century hotel in downtown Guelph, Ontario, into a digital marketing tech hub and innovation centre.
meeting room

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Better employee experiences in meeting rooms

Meeting rooms play a key part in rounding out a better employee experience for those that struggle with reduced privacy at workstations in an open layout.