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.
How Oxford delivered considerable financial benefits across its portfolio as a result of its commitment to greener buildings, sustainability and LEED.
A condominium’s amenities should set it apart from competitors, keeping owners and residents happy and suites occupied — at least, that’s the goal. A property
It's important to make objective tree removal decisions because the physical condition of these dynamic organisms can deteriorate quickly.
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.
While all buildings need protection against potential pests, older buildings can face increased pest pressures and unique challenges if left unprepared.
An engineer explains the life expectancy and maintenance requirements of windows and specifically insulating glass units (IGUs) in condos.
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.
Over the past four years, about 69 million square feet of Toronto’s office stock participated in an ambitious challenge to lower energy usage in buildings.
The building envelope can truly make or break energy-efficiency efforts. Major systems improvements may help, but those savings could fly out the window.
The significance of green programs is becoming more pertinent in conversations about attracting and retaining tenants and meeting occupant expectations.
One of two sewers bylaw changes that are expected to trickle down to building owners and managers is on tap for the New Year.
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.
Increasing operational excellence is even more significant amidst a real estate market with fewer investment opportunities.
What building owners and managers don’t know about the changing world of the professional cleaning industry may be costing them.