Windows

More rigorous energy performance standards for windows and doors proposed

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Windows and doors in the net-zero frame

A wider selection of high-performance windows and doors is expected to hit the market as Canada's National Energy Code continues to push the envelope toward net-zero-energy-ready development.
condensation

CondoBusiness

Addressing Condensation in Condo Properties

While winter can bring all manner of property maintenance issues, few can cause as many headaches (or large repair bills) as unchecked condensation.
rent delinquencies April

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Balcony mishaps in residential towers

Most Canadian cities see up to ten residential high-rise balcony- and window-related accidents per year. Here is an inside look at why they happen and how to help prevent them.
Birds on wire

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Markham adopts bird-friendly building rules

The City of Markam has joined a growing list of municipalities that have adopted bird-friendly building guidelines for new construction.
Window

Building Strategies & Sustainability

How windows affect occupants’ well-being

Windows impact more than just building aesthetics. Rather, sunshine and views can have a substantial impact on occupants' well-being.
City Birds

Canadian Facility Management & Design

How to prevent bird-building collisions

Bird-building collisions cause more than a million deaths each year in Toronto. But properties can take simple steps to help keep migratory birds safe.