Eight technology trends have recently been flagged in a new global report, spanning various regions and industries, including real estate.
Energy-saving 'earth tubes' were among the features expected to help earn UTSC's new Environmental Sciences and Chemistry building LEED Gold status.
The longevity of a building system depends on many factors, but a preventative maintenance program is a key step in prolonging the equipment's life cycle.
The building envelope can truly make or break energy-efficiency efforts. Major systems improvements may help, but those savings could fly out the window.
Real estate owners/managers point to the efficiencies and savings that can come with real-time monitoring and operational responses, which also support asset value and competitiveness in the marketplace.
CivicAction’s Race to Reduce, one of the largest smart energy office challenges in the world, honoured its top performers and revealed its stunning results.
UNESCO has proclaimed 2015 the International Year of Light to shine a beacon on scientific achievements, reflect on possibilities and promote a spectrum of related economic and sustainable development objectives
Disaster recovery contractors are able to minimize fire and water damage if property managers have organized a clearly defined decision making process.
With the evolution of data networks, cellular phones and smart devices driving demand for more infrastructure and technology among asset classes, properties are beginning to
The question of how to start a preventive maintenance (PM) program is extremely common, and for good reason. With budgets tight and workers stretched thin,
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.
Solar power generation is a green way to reduce energy costs. But there are pros and cons of solar panels when it comes to apartment buildings.
Optimized HVAC control strategies can help save energy and can identify problem areas within a building.
Through a combination of smart purchasing, maintenance programs and strategic planning, building managers ...
The most recent edition of ASHRAE standard 62.1 specifies 17 cubic feet per minute of fresh air per occupant as the minimum acceptable ventilation level ...