Manage Your Energy

What is energy management? According to Wiki: Energy management includes planning and operation of energy production and energy consumption units. Objectives are resource conservation, climate protection and cost savings, while the users have permanent access to the energy they need. There is also the energy-saving meaning: When it comes to energy saving, energy management is…

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Hiring Environmentalists Is Good for Business

There’s nothing more satisfying than working for someone who shares the same values as you do. It shouldn’t take hard statistics to tell you that when working in a place that shares your passions and concerns, your morale will stay up and motivation will be harder to lose. Well, if a simple statement doesn’t do…

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OPINION PIECE: DESIGNING FOR SUSTAINABILITY

We are living in a rapidly changing world. Although some of the concerns we’ve had in the previous generations are still relevant, pressing and very real new problems are quickly creeping up. Despite having the technology, we are not directly putting ourselves close enough to the problem to see it. Complex issues such as global…

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Adding Value to Your Building

It’s no longer a secret that utility costs are rising steadily in Toronto. Let’s say that your condo association can’t effectively manage this crippling trend – what are you going to do? Most importantly, what are some meaningful things that you can do now? One of the best ways to cut costs for your condo…

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SETTING THE MOOD WITH LEDS

Most of us already know about the importance of caring for our environment and are taking steps to integrate environmentally-friendly practices in our lives. Especially in Vancouver, we’ve established a culture of recycling, minimizing waste, and overall, being more mindful consumers. However, some of these steps can be difficult and/or time-consuming, and at times, we…

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The New “Fast & Smart” Service Procurement vs. The Old “Status Quo” Way

For condo owners and strata property managers, procuring services is a critical activity that requires significant time and resources. Individuals can get overloaded with the tasks of researching service suppliers, establishing communication channels, and managing all of the quotes and related documentation. FIRMOGRAM is an online tool and service-oriented marketplace that’s focused specifically towards solving…

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Helping property managers and stratas find the best local professional services

Procuring services is a critical activity among property managers and condo associations in their day-to-day operations. Finding high quality service providers, communicate with them, managing all of the quotes and related documentation, and negotiate the best price require significant time and resources. FIRMOGRAM is an online service-oriented marketplace that is focused specifically towards solving this…

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FIRMOGRAM gaining traction with property management companies

For condo and apartment management companies, stratas, and other building management organizations, procuring services is a critical activity that requires significant time and resources. Staff can get overloaded with the tasks of researching service suppliers, establishing communication channels, and managing all of the quotes and related documentation. FIRMOGRAM is an online tool and service-oriented marketplace…

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