What You Pay for Clean Air – Condominium corporations and building residents can expect dramatic annual increases in electricity fees starting in 2021
Innovations in Condo Living and Management – Technological innovation continues to improve the condominium lifestyle and management
COVID’s Condominium Management Lessons
Ways to Vote
Fact vs. Opinion – One is easy, the other is correct
How Money Moves – How we use our money
Which Condo Records are Accessible to Owners
Protection Against Water Leaks and Water Backups
Condo Living Post-COVID – Pet Separation Anxiety
Designated Substance Survey
Hunting for Energy Waste
Financial Audits and Condo Fraud
Rising Insurance Rates
Coronavirus and Recession Impact Condo Living
Failure to Deal with Bed Bugs
Accommodation Requests – Pets
Letter to the Editor – Water Collapses Ceiling
Living with COVID – We hope for a COVID cure or vaccine. More likely we learn how best to mitigate against coronavirus. As we learn more about coronavirus and how to manage it our concerns and actions should lessen. Today’s preventative measures will be curtailed.
Life After Covid – Past pandemics offers a guide to how, and how much, things may change. Covid is likely to make specific impacts on high-rise and condo living.
Smart Buildings in a Post Covid World – Smart buildings and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies are likely to play a more important role in helping detect and control the spread of infectious disease while providing convenience, comfort and financial savings.
Taming Energy Costs – The experience of 400 McLevin Avenue
Horses to Condos – History of Urban Planning – Residential and retail locating on the same plot of land in areas that can accommodate higher densities, thus providing access to transit, retail and entertainment, was not always viewed as desirable.
Porch Pirates – One Tradition Condo Dwellers don’t Miss – Communities require secure package deliveries without involving concierge/security.
Energy Savings – At what cost? – A simple method for deciding when energy efficiency investments save money.
Reserve Fund Secrets – Make your reserve fund studies – which are estimates – more reliable.
Concierge Services no longer a Luxury – No longer a luxury service available only to the wealthy, concierge services have become nearly mandatory in high-rise condo buildings.
Automated Vehicles are Coming – Automated vehicles appear to be just around the corner. This could change the nature of automobiles, and condo communities, in ways few have considered.
The Truth is Out There – Condo corporations are intended to be immune from belief over fact and logic. Many have fallen into the trap of failing to believe facts available to them. Consequences can be dire.