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Reduced Occupancy During the Pandemic Offers Building Owners Opportunities to Generate Savings

As immunization plans unfolded and case counts continue to fluctuate, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic effect on your facilities operations and strategy. […]

Nine Questions Overwhelmed Facility Managers Should Ask Service Providers

It can be argued that the job of a facility manager is one of the most demanding roles for an organization, whether they are […]

Facility Executives Should Find Ways to End Reactive Maintenance for Good

The COVID-19 pandemic has drawn attention to the importance of planning and taking proactive steps to ensure enterprises, institutions and governments keep serving society […]

Three Steps to Solving the Skills Gap Puzzle

The Conference Board of Canada (CBoC) has been studying the burgeoning skills gap since 2000. Even before COVID-19, the think tank estimated that Canada […]

Stop Electrical Damage Before it Occurs with Thermal Imaging

Thermography is a method of inspecting electrical and mechanical equipment using specialized infrared cameras. By producing detailed images and temperature profiles of specific pieces […]

Facility Managers and reoccupying buildings that were shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic

Facility Managers play a crucial role in re-opening buildings closed during the COVID-19 crisis. Buildings that were not maintained, not effectively cleaned, and still […]

Planning for reoccupying post-COVID-19: The Facility Manager’s role

Canada and the world at large are in the midst of dealing with the unimaginable complexity of the health and economic impacts of COVID-19, […]

The trades: an exciting option for young people looking to start a career

When it comes to finding skilled trades workers, you may be surprised to find out just how much in demand they really are. With […]

Innovation in wind energy construction helps meet growing demand across North America

The drive to respond to our ever-growing energy needs and transform to a low carbon future has accelerated the move to more renewable sources like wind, solar and hydro in the power generation mix.

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