Taming your Condo Budget – Budget pressures increasing from energy, COVID and salaries – Condo budgets are under pressure on multiple fronts. Communities can choose to accept these higher costs, and increased condo fees, or adapt.
Cleaning – Back to Basics thanks to COVID – We have had to relearn forgotten behaviours. Cleaning and disinfecting, always important, have until recently been viewed as routine.
COVID – Facts, Rumours and Misrepresentations – An incomplete narrative has been presented by relying on selective presentation of data, daily news items and government announcements all of which impact on condo board decisions.
What has Condo Authority of Ontario done for You – How the CAO operates should be of great importance to condo owners. We review their recent higher-profile efforts.
The Unrecognized Star of your Condo Board – The treasurer has the greatest responsibility and time commitment.
Re-Opening Amenities after COVID Closure -Communities are looking at when and how to re-open. They are deciding what, if anything, needs to change.
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