Operations

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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Voting begins for Canada’s Best Restroom

For a sixth year now, Cintas is recognizing Canadian businesses that keep their public bathrooms clean, organized and well-stocked.
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REMI Network

Markham Stouffville Hospital earns LEED Silver

Markham Stouffville Hospital has announced the achievement of LEED Silver certification for its recent 385,000 square-foot expansion project.
UL Environment

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Systemic energy performance labels in progress

Building owners and operators are asked to submit data to help evaluate in-progress development of energy performance labels for pumps, fans and compressors, their motors and associated controls.
Avison Young

REMI Network

Two senior exec promotions at Avison Young

Avison Young has promoted two executives, Mark Fieder and Keith Lipton, to senior positions.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Build a business continuity plan in seven steps

No company wants to stop delivering critical services during disruptive incidents such as power outages. That's where the business continuity plan comes in.
Building security

CondoBusiness

How building design influences condo security

Condominium security and the management of security services can be challenging if the three main bodies that govern the service (the condo board, property manager
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

A walk through terrazzo flooring maintenance

When properly maintained, terrazzo flooring can last a lifetime. Here's how facility managers can ensure these surfaces fulfill this potential.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Apply root cause analysis to building operations

At one time or another, facility managers have all sought to find efficiencies, or to improve tenant experience or to correct a recurring problem in
Disaster Prepardness Plan

CondoBusiness

Effective disaster management for condos

The massive floods that occurred in southern Alberta and the Greater Toronto Area in 2013 are just a few examples of the rising prevalence of natural
Apartments using social media, mobile devices

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Time management tips for busy professionals

Nine years ago, Susan Richardson was working as an executive with a heavy travel schedule and on the verge of burnout. Richardson decided something had
electricity

REMI Network

Canadian Electrical Code updates to mobile app

More than 200 updates and revisions have been added to the recently released 2015 Canadian Electrical Code (CE Code), Part 1, which covers installation and
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Workloading to lower cleaning costs

Most school administrators must grapple with the question of whether they’re paying too much for cleaning — usually when budget time comes around. And since
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REMI Network

RioCan names Raghunath Davloor new president

RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust (RioCan) recently appointed Raghunath Davloor as new president and chief operating officer. Davloor, who joined RioCan in 2008 with a
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Delineating where private property rights end

The City of Toronto is investigating the use of visual aids to delineate where private property rights end and public property begins. The move follows
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REMI Network

Peter Gilgan donates $30-million to St. Mike’s

Peter Gilgan, billionaire and founder of Mattamy Homes, is donating $30-million to build a new patient care tower specifically designed for critically ill patients at
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Creating a data governance policy

Here are four steps to help a company manage its data assets.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Technology facilitates collaborative management

It is time to reassess overall facilities management processes and drive efficiency with some of the same technologies contributing to productivity gains in leading industries.