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.
An expert highlights how new systems help first responders deploy their resources more efficiently during building evacuations.
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.
The demographic shifts happening in the workplace, particularly those expected in the next five years, are one of many reasons to do change management.
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.
Hoteling stations come with not only financial benefits but ergonomics hazards. Experts explain how to ensure the safe use of shared desks.
One of two sewers bylaw changes that are expected to trickle down to building owners and managers is on tap for the New Year.
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.
'Text neck' describes the excessive strain on the head, neck and shoulders caused by looking down at handheld devices. Protect employees with these tips.
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.
One-third of Canadian small business leaders said in a survey that they have no protocol in place for storing or disposing of confidential information. But there are simple steps they can take to mitigate their data breach risk.
No company wants to stop delivering critical services during disruptive incidents such as power outages. That's where the business continuity plan comes in.
Toronto has two changes to its sewers bylaw coming down the pipes that, if adopted, may trickle down to building owners and managers.
By making 12 considerations, FM companies can help set the stage for a design-build-finance-maintain team's winning P3 bid.
The Quebec government has moved quickly to mandate sprinklers in seniors' homes following recommendations from Coroner Cyrille Delâge.
Airport cities, mindfulness programs and a phenomenon coined “rateocracy” are among the emerging forces shaping employees’ quality of life, according to Sodexo’s 2015 Workplace Trends