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.
An expert highlights how new systems help first responders deploy their resources more efficiently during building evacuations.
Performance management systems in facility management can take many forms, from simple operations and maintenance plans and spreadsheets to complex integrated technology systems. These systems
An expert explains the how the architecture of sound masking systems, which largely determines their performance, has evolved.
The transition from closed offices to open concepts may solve the problem of paper clutter, but has the problem merely been converted to digital form?
Energy-saving 'earth tubes' were among the features expected to help earn UTSC's new Environmental Sciences and Chemistry building LEED Gold status.
This is why building managers should have an emergency plan in place. Besides potentially helping to save lives, it can reduce damage and minimize downtime.
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.
Halifax’s Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 has reopened following a $30-million capital and thematic expansion.
A guide to the who, what and why of rolling out the latest generation of integrated workplace management systems (IWMS).
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.
St. Catharines has cast the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre to play a starring role in the revitalization of the city’s downtown.
The building envelope can truly make or break energy-efficiency efforts. Major systems improvements may help, but those savings could fly out the window.