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.
Eight technology trends have recently been flagged in a new global report, spanning various regions and industries, including real estate.
An expert highlights how new systems help first responders deploy their resources more efficiently during building evacuations.
Sometime this fall, a former Blackberry manufacturing plant turned light-infused office building will open its doors to companies in a Waterloo, Ontario area branded as
An expert explains the how the architecture of sound masking systems, which largely determines their performance, has evolved.
Buildings with access to fibre optic office space have a competitive advantage compared to assets without this amenity.
Bill 106 is written with modern realities in mind — at a time when software is eating the world. The condo industry is about to experience the same.
It’s possible to run an annual general meeting in which an informed constituency of condo residents comes forth to participate. Here's how.
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.
While demographics are a way to predict some uncertainties that await an aging real estate industry, understanding human values is a more accurate compass.
The Green Button standard could enable building owners and managers to access and share electricity, gas and water consumption data in a consistent format, regardless of jurisdiction.
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
Big energy data could guide conservation and demand management programs, but there are still privacy and standardization issues to resolve.
SaskPower's experience sparks recall of smart meters in Ontario.
Meeting spaces in today’s offices and institutional facilities are vastly different from the stodgy conference rooms of old. This trend is driven both by advancing
Maintaining a building like the Royal Ontario Museum is not easy. Facility managers must balance visitor needs with exhibition requirements.