The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) has offered a window into its renewal needs backlog by releasing facilities data for each of its school buildings.
Preventive maintenance programs have become standard practice, but they may miss variations in real-time conditions: The case for predictive maintenance.
Five tenants piloted a new green certification program, BOMA Canada's Sustainable Workplaces, ahead of its recent roll out.
While all buildings need protection against potential pests, older buildings can face increased pest pressures and unique challenges if left unprepared.
UVGI technology is emerging as an effective tool in the fight against healthcare-acquired infections in Canadian hospitals.
The latest phase of accessibility regulations in Ontario may concern employment standards, but facility managers have a role to play in compliance.
The new collaborative office seems to be the answer to improved productivity and innovation; however, it introduces new issues of office cleanliness.
The building envelope can truly make or break energy-efficiency efforts. Major systems improvements may help, but those savings could fly out the window.
Luxury vinyl tile (LVT) is gaining ground. The luxurious-looking product also promises a long lifespan, but this requires proper care.
Most facility managers don’t consider pest management when designing and installing lighting systems in and around their properties, but they should.
Period load testing may be costly, but leaving a facility in the dark is costlier. An expert explains how to fix generator problems before outages occur.
What building owners and managers don’t know about the changing world of the professional cleaning industry may be costing them.
Experts share how facility managers can fully capture the benefits made available in BIM throughout the building life cycle.
Toronto has two changes to its sewers bylaw coming down the pipes that, if adopted, may trickle down to building owners and managers.
When properly maintained, terrazzo flooring can last a lifetime. Here's how facility managers can ensure these surfaces fulfill this potential.
By making 12 considerations, FM companies can help set the stage for a design-build-finance-maintain team's winning P3 bid.
At one time or another, facility managers have all sought to find efficiencies, or to improve tenant experience or to correct a recurring problem in