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How A Solid Integrated Facilities Management Strategy Can Reduce Rising Costs

While 2022 was characterized by inflation, 2023 has largely been defined by economic uncertainty, as businesses still cope with many of the same financial […]

AI shaping the Future of Facility Management

Category: Facility Services

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has consumed headlines as language-based platforms like ChatGPT and their evolving technology continue to amaze us with their abilities. Despite concerns […]

How to achieve a fully accessible facility for your occupants in 2023

Category: Facility Services

In the day-to-day operation of a business, accessibility of the facility tends to be an afterthought of the initial design period. However, facility accessibility […]

Electric buses will play a key role in Canada’s net-zero emission goals

Category: EV Charging

Canada has pledged to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, and electric buses will play an integral role in reaching this target. The transportation sector […]

How to Choose an EV Charger for Residential or Commercial Properties

As electric vehicle sales continue to set new records, so does the demand for EV charger solutions. In 2021, electric car sales doubled to […]

DSM programs provide a stable, cost-effective path to decarbonization

Category: Facility Services

As society transitions to clean energy, and the demand for electric power grows, you may observe an increase in monthly operating expenses. As an […]

A systematic approach to road safety is key

Category: Fleet

At Black & McDonald, “Do the job right regardless,” is the first principle stated in our Code of Business. This philosophy applies not only […]

Canada Safe Driving Week is an ideal time to reaffirm our on-road safety commitment

Category: Fleet

Canada’s road network spans almost 900,000 km. Combined, it’s longer than a roundtrip to the Moon and with millions of vehicles travelling our roadways […]

The 5G revolution is coming, but are commercial construction companies ready?

This blog highlights how services construction companies can profit from upgrading wireless networks to 5G.

Best practices for making your HVAC systems more efficient—and less costly

Best practices for making your HVAC systems more efficient—and less costly With the heating season in full swing, it’s a great time for facilities […]

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