Environmental Certification for Existing Buildings: LEED

The environment isn’t just a fad, it’s an important business reality and social responsibility. One of many ways to demonstrate you are green and put into practice real green initiatives is with LEED.

A North American standard, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a set of standards that cover a wide range of building design and operations activities and technical solutions.

LEED Existing Building Operations & Maintenance applies to existing buildings and provides managers of existing buildings with another tool to improve environmental stewardship. We’ve provided links to the info further below.

Intelligent Benchmarking & Beyond


Measuring results is the best way to improve what you are doing. This is the core of almost all quality management systems and benchmarking is a form of measurement – where you measure against something else to see where you are lagging, identify the areas and take corrective action.

Benchmarking should be a learning process, however, not just a measurement exercise. It’s a starting point for continuous improvement.

Implement FM Systems for Results

Are you wasting a valuable asset? You can’t see it, you don’t trip on it, but its cost can be substantial. With any other asset, you work hard to make it deliver results for you and senior management would ask why you spent money for nothing.

Yet many Facility and Property Management systems, including CAFM, CMMS, Work Order management and Help Desk systems, aren’t being used to their potential after implementation.

Outsourcing Best Practices

You can learn from the leading Facility Management Outsourcing providers and implement similar practices to reduce costs and improve efficiency of your facility or property operations. Our background includes working for the largest and most successful Canadian FM outsourcing company, providing insight you wouldn’t otherwise be able to access. This one-pager gives you a handful…