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by Brian Burton on August 06, 2020
Amid COVID-19; Intelligent HVAC Systems for Workplace Wellness and Energy Efficiency
by Brian Burton on August 06, 2020
The most demanding system, especially in commercial buildings are HVAC grids, rivaled only by building envelopes in sophistication; costly to operate & maintain.... Read full article
by Deluxe Modular on August 03, 2020
The History and Future of Modular Construction
by Deluxe Modular on August 03, 2020
Curious about modular building methods? Here's a brief history of modular construction to help you better understand its current rise in popularity.... Read full article
by Brian Burton on June 26, 2020
The CRE Pandemic Parachute
by Brian Burton on June 26, 2020
Taking certain steps can flatten the curve somewhat along with specific measures you can take to start stabilizing as we attempt to re-establish some semblance of normal.... Read full article
by Brian Burton on June 03, 2020
The Pandemic and the Impact on Canadian Commercial Tenants
by Brian Burton on June 03, 2020
Over the long term most businesses, including those involved in commercial real estate will face challenges as planning takes place to modify workspaces & processes to enable all- important “social distancing” and other measures....... Read full article
by Bill Gates - gatesnotes on November 01, 2019
Buildings are bad for the climate. Here’s what we can do about it.
by Bill Gates - gatesnotes on November 01, 2019
There are two ways in which buildings are responsible for greenhouse gases. The first is the construction phase: Buildings are made of concrete and steel, both of which produce a lot of emissions when they’re being made.... Read full article
by Johnson Controls on September 20, 2019
An Innovative Energy Distribution System Incorporates Reliable Battery Storage
by Johnson Controls on September 20, 2019
A recent demonstration of the DCBMP in Chino showcased the feasibility, resilience and energy efficiency of a commercial-scale DC building grid.... Read full article
by Craig Clydesdale on August 30, 2019
CRE Getting Off The Grid and Reducing Energy Costs
by Craig Clydesdale on August 30, 2019
The energy supply in Ontario comes from large centralized sources primarily power stations using nuclear, gas and hydro. More recently, renewables like wind energy and solar also feed into the power grid, but these renewable sources are intermit...... Read full article
by EllisDon on August 05, 2019
Benefits of Virtual Design and Construction
by EllisDon on August 05, 2019
By improving scalability, streamlining collaboration, and upgrading the customer experience, VR and VDC help construction companies tackle old and new problems to create a more sustainable, profitable buildings, and a safer construction experience.... Read full article
JDA’s goal was to create a physical space that would lay the foundation for clearly demonstrating their dominance in this high-tech space...... Read full article
by Brian Burton on June 24, 2019
Benefits of BIM Technologies for CRE Industry
by Brian Burton on June 24, 2019
Building Information Modelling (BIM*) is a topic you’re going to hear a lot about in the CRE sector in 2018 - and beyond. Imagine for a moment that you're a “stakeholder” in a new building or renovation project - consider the benefits of viewing the ... Read full article