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November 16, 2021
The Centre for Collaborative Education at Durham College was recently featured in SabMag’s Ontario Fall 2021 edition, titled “LEED Gold project designed as a catalyst for future development”. Read our Project Blog with insight from our Cx project manager Jurij Dziuba…
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September 1, 2021
Hard to believe another September has rolled around already, and the specter of 2022 is looming already. It’s been a year and half, living in a pandemic world, where the landscape is ever shifting. Though CFMS continues to operate out of a virtual office, we’ve been busier than ever.
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July 12, 2021
The importance of HVAC maintenance in the time of Covid-19 cannot be understated. With the pandemic traversing the globe, companies and building owners are doing their best to mitigate the spread and make their workspaces as safe as possible. Recently CFMS was contracted to provide commissioning of a number of existing schools for 2 separate school boards in northern Ontario, a crucial step in the fight against this virus.
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April 29, 2021
Talk about a jam-packed week of learning from some very knowledgeable professionals! I’m still not sure how we were able to get through all the material for the course in one week. We covered many topics from energy audits, energy accounting and economics, electrical systems, HVAC systems, building envelope, and many many more. That said, I did learn a great amount and am ready to apply my new found knowledge.
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green buildings
April 20, 2021
Another Earth Week is upon us, so we are taking this opportunity to reflect on our contribution to sustainability. Commissioning/Re-Commissioning and Retro-Commissioning are all useful tools to help ensure a building is performing as efficiently as possible, which is why you see them utilized for popular programs such as LEED and Net Zero construction.
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CFMS Convid19 Update
March 11, 2021
CFMS is still here for you – “Partnering to Provide Quality Control”. We look forward to continuing work with our existing clients, as well as making new clients, as we work our way through the pandemic and are hopeful for what the future holds for all of us at CFMS, and our valued clients, associates, friends and families, as we are indeed ‘all in this together’.
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December 22, 2020
I hope this holiday season, everyone will make some new memories.  I hope there are some to cherish and that will be remembered fondly and some that you are able to laugh…
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Kristine Darby Quan Becker
December 1, 2020
Our final Q&A is with our Manager of Marketing and Administration Kristine. Unlike the rest of our team, who are back and forth to job sites throughout a given week, Kristine has had a big shift from going to the office everyday, to working exclusively from home. After almost 15 years of the same commute, it’s been a big change!
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AJ Hearn
November 17, 2020
This week we are touching base with CFMS Project Manager Allan (AJ) Hearn. It seems AJ and Jurij have similar struggles, working from home with young children to factor in. I bet…
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Ed Trueman
November 12, 2020
This week for our Q&A, we have recently semi-retired Ed Trueman. Ed was CFMS’ first employee, and was a Principal until recently, when opted to slow down and start his semi-retirement. He’ll remain onboard for the near future, so let’s see what he’s been up to during the pandemic:
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