Institutional

Ron_Swail

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Energy management strategies at U of T

What are the University of Toronto's energy management strategies for its oldest buildings? The school's assistant vice-president of facilities and services, Ron Swail, shares this information.
REMI

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Rise up

Studies examining the effectiveness of implementing ceiling lifts have found decreases in injury rates, decreases in workers’ compensation claims, perceived decreases in the risk of injury and improved morale with a decrease in absenteeism.
REMI

Canadian Property Management

Legislation gets to the heart of health and safety

Manitoba is the first Canadian province to mandate automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in specific facilities.
rcmp_e_division

Construction Business

Serving the community

A new headquarters for the RCMP E Division is being built in Surrey, B.C. When completed, it will be the largest RCMP complex in Canada.
REMI

Canadian Property Management

TV service providers to jostle in new markets

A recent decision from the CRTC puts TV service providers in a better position to compete in some commercial and institutional buildings.
REMI

Construction Business

Making a difference

BC Cancer Agency’s sixth regional cancer centre, Centre for the North, will make a huge difference to the lives of patients in Prince George ...
REMI

Canadian Property Management

ISO 50001 energy management systems standard

The ISO 50001 energy management systems standard initially focuses more on commitment to performance than performance itself.
REMI

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Core sunlighting

Core sunlighting is a system that gathers natural sunlight, concentrates it and delivers it deep into a building’s interior, not just the area along ...
REMI

Canadian Property Management

Peer pressure underpins conservation strategy

Facilities managers and building operators in Ontario’s elementary and secondary schools have a new tool for tracking energy consumption – one that will soon allow them to benchmark a school’s performance against ...