Toronto city council voted to begin talks with the Toronto Port Authority and Transport Canada to look at a possible Toronto island airport expansion.
For building managers, a thorough and up-to-date fire safety plan is vital for both the safety of occupants and the preservation of the premises.
New accessibility regulations and innovative ideas are transforming Ontario's infrastructure.
Property managers can lose thousands of dollars and clients due to birds roosting and nesting on their buildings.
Talks between Ontario’s elevator technician union and management cannot seem to get off the ground floor.
Waste heat recovery is an exciting renewable energy technology. Waste heat recovery units add to the efficiency of building energy needs ...
Toronto’s harmonized zoning bylaw draft is nearing completion and City staff is optimistic the rules will meet the approval of both Toronto council and property owners. But they may have reason to be wary; the City’s previous attempt at a ...
To get the greatest value out of a LED lighting retrofit, ask about a manufacturer’s product testing, quality control and sustainability practices.
Ontario’s burgeoning water technology industry is in step with efforts in other countries to build international ties and learn from innovative efforts in areas where freshwater is a scarce commodity.
Touch-free systems can provide a safer, cleaner and more pleasant restroom environment, and research shows 90 per cent of patrons prefer these options.
Any water source in a building that can be aerosolized may be a Legionella risk, particularly where the water is dirty, remains still or is not exposed to a ...
Building automation systems enable buildings to generate limitless data and information on nearly every aspect of a building and then share it among systems to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the entire facility.
Voluntary action will continue to be the predominant dismantler of barriers in Ontario’s built environment and landscapes ...
Manitoba is the first Canadian province to mandate automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in specific facilities.
While often more expensive than traditional cleaning cloths and mopheads, microfibre products tend to be more absorbent, use significantly less chemicals and water, and clean surfaces more effectively.
Over the years, carpet warranties have changed considerably, limiting their liability. In some cases, the manufacturer will: specify what type of cleaning is appropriate to maintain the warranty; require cleaning receipts to indicate when and ...
To ensure a sound masking system works as expected, a clear set of performance standards should be established prior to procurement. If not, the system may not provide the desired level of speech privacy or noise control.