Posts tagged with ‘boma calgary’

  • New Boilers or Retrofits?

    By Aydan Aslan on September 18, 2018
    First Canadian Centre building was completed in 1982 and was the tallest building in Calgary at the time. By the year 2009 the two low-pressure boilers were almost 30 years old and an upgrade was needed to increase building efficiencies. Typically, boilers that are 30 years old and that have had good maintenance operate at an efficiency of about 75-80%. […]
  • Smart Property Management: Using Internet of Things (IOT) to Save Time and Money

    By Aydan Aslan on June 18, 2018
    Many BOMA Calgary members are now well acquainted with the challenges of implementing a food and yard waste diversion program to be compliant with the City of Calgary Food and Yard Waste Bylaw which came into effect November 1, 2017. From finding room to fit more recycling containers, educating tenants and figuring out which vendor to use for food waste […]
  • Brookfield Takes Home 3 Awards at the 2018 TransCanada BOMA Excellence Awards

    By Aydan Aslan on May 15, 2018
    On Thursday May 3, BOMA Calgary hosted the 2018 TransCanada BOMA Excellence Awards at the Westin Calgary Hotel. The BOMA Excellence Awards recognize individual achievements as well as the teams that are responsible for high performing buildings in and around the Calgary area, no matter the size, age, or occupancy type. The best of the best in the industry were […]
  • Food & Yard Waste Bylaw Changes for Businesses & Organizations

    By Aydan Aslan on April 10, 2017
    By the end of this year, no matter where you live or work, Calgarians will have new ways to keep food and yard waste out of the landfills – through the residential Green Cart program and new bylaw requirements for multi-family complexes and businesses and organizations (including commercial buildings). Effective November 1, 2017, the Waste and Recycling Bylaw will require […]
  • Inside the Industry – An Interview with Melissa Heer & Dolly Munga

    By Aydan Aslan on September 30, 2015
    BOMA Calgary offers a mentorship program for its property management members. This month, we interview the 2014-15 mentorship pairs to discuss their experiences and thoughts on mentorship. Today, we catch up with Melissa Heer, Sr. Property Manager at Enright Management & Dolly Munga, Staff Assistant at Hines Canada. How did you get into commercial real estate? Was there a defining […]
  • Meet the Board: An Interview with Dustin Engel

    By Aydan Aslan on May 26, 2015
    How long have you been an active member of BOMA Calgary’s Board of Directors? Joined the BOMA Calgary board in January 2013. How does your current occupation or field of employment align with BOMA? I work for Alberta Infrastructure (Government of Alberta) in their Property Management Branch as Environmental / Energy Manager. I oversee our organization’s energy management program and […]
  • Meet the Board: An Interview with Guy Priddle

    By Aydan Aslan on May 25, 2015
    How long have you been an active member of BOMA’s Board of Directors?  I have been involved with BOMA since 1986, as Executive Director in Edmonton first and when I came back to Calgary in 1992 on a variety of committees.  I THINK I was first elected to the Board in 2005 or 2006, was VP in 2007 and 2008, […]
  • Event Recap – BOMA 2015 Ski Day

    By Aydan Aslan on March 20, 2015
    It was an early morning for the BOMA ski trip newbies and survivors. All the sleepy-eyed BOMA ski bums showed up at COP on time, including the bus drivers! We were all set and ready for the day of skiing and adventures ahead of us. It was questionable as to the conditions of the hill as the weather had been […]