Technology

shopping

REMI Network

CF shopping centres ‘upping their digital game’

CF shopping centres across Canada are ‘upping their digital game’ for the holidays with advanced guest services for an enhanced and connected shopping experience.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Technology and the modern tenant

The way we search, rent, and live in apartments is changing thanks to ground-breaking internet technology. Whether you're a tenant looking for a unit or a landlord trying to rent one, success begins online.
public safety network

Canadian Property Management

Public safety network has spectrum but no funds

Canadian proponents have few committed resources to kick-start the proposed high-speed mobile public safety broadband network, whereas their American counterparts have been promised USD $7 billion (CAD $9.24 billion).
data

Canadian Property Management

IT lag identified in CRE investment reporting

A recent survey of 320 senior corporate real estate executives revealed a lag in spending on financial reporting and data management IT compared to the industry's investment in building technology.
Kitchener Public Library

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Kitchener Public Library gets digital reboot

Kitchener Public Library’s $40-million renovation and expansion, completed in September 2014, responded to a new digital reality.
Drones

Construction Business

Technology set to change construction

With technology advancing faster than ever before, it’s no wonder the construction industry is starting to see rapid changes every year.
Communication

Construction Business

Boost business operations with the cloud

With technology more integral in construction operations than ever before, the cloud is a natural step for companies looking to save money, stay connected to remote sites, and improve business operations.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Do research before rolling out new facilities tools

The search for tech solutions that will address all priorities competing for limited capital has led some to put the technology “cart before the horse”.
smart grid

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Standard facilitates smart grid communication

The term "facility" broadly encompasses residential, multi-residential, industrial, commercial and institutional buildings, while the standard focuses on the common characteristics of energy loads interacting with the smart grid.
LED light

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Three highlights of switching to LED fixtures

LED technology has become a simple, most cost-effective way to not only cut operating costs, but also measurably reduce environmental impact.
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.
International Year of Light

Building Strategies & Sustainability

International Year of Light radiates potential

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
Energy use analysis tool

REMI Network

Energy use analysis tool informs industry targets

A new energy use analysis tool called ecoMetrics was unveiled at the Canada Green Building Council conference in Vancouver.
sustainable

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Heat gain from office equipment is overstated

New ASHRAE standard addresses heat gains and cooling needs from the ever-expanding array of office equipment found in commercial buildings.
energy data

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Green Button opens energy data channels

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.
How to develop a telecom strategy

Canadian Property Management

How to develop a telecom strategy for your site

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
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Building Strategies & Sustainability

Flammable refrigerants spark safety research

Researchers consider safety issues as flammable refrigerants emerge as a low-GWP option.