Capital Upgrades & Retrofits
Halifax’s Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 has reopened following a $30-million capital and thematic expansion.
The search for tech solutions that will address all priorities competing for limited capital has led some to put the technology “cart before the horse”.
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.
Large U.K. companies must comply with energy benchmarking and audit requirements by early December.
Whatever the strategy, value enhancement is the rationale for repositioning aging buildings.
Updates to LED lighting incentives in Ontario make them more lucrative and easier to obtain.
An FM needs a winning business case — a form of story — to secure needed capital funding. Tell a powerful facilities story by taking these four steps.
Maintaining a building like the Royal Ontario Museum is not easy. Facility managers must balance visitor needs with exhibition requirements.
Property managers must balance tenant satisfaction, building operations and sustainability trends when monitoring indoor air quality.
Hotel renovations are essential for staying competitive. But management must balance guest facing upgrades with non-guest facing improvements.
Capital planning and operational maintenance are often viewed as separate categories, but the gap can be bridged to create a dynamic program.
Insufficient lighting, tight traffic patterns and poor drivers can lead to serious damage in parking lots, and therefore costly repairs.
Yorkdale Shopping Centre was once the largest mall in the world . After four upgrades in the last 10 years, it is about to undergo another expansion.
Waste heat recovery is an exciting renewable energy technology. Waste heat recovery units add to the efficiency of building energy needs ...
To get the greatest value out of a LED lighting retrofit, ask about a manufacturer’s product testing, quality control and sustainability practices.
An energy performance contract is an agreement between a building owner and an energy service company (ESCO) whereby the ESCO takes full responsibility for identifying, financing, implementing, commissioning ...
Recommissioning focuses on right-sizing a building’s mechanical and electrical systems and their operation for today’s conditions.