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How to achieve a fully accessible facility for your occupants in 2023
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
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
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
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
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 […]
Are your facility managers locked out of strategic planning? Here are four keys to open the door
Many executives wrongly perceive Facility Management as a support function with minimal strategic value. As a result, facility managers are often kept out of […]
Four approaches for facility managers to adopt so they keep virtual workplaces viable
Even before COVID-19 struck in the first quarter of 2020, there was a lively debate about the role of virtual offices in facility management. […]