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Apartment Building Managers are Taking Note of CHP for Their Buildings One of the latest trends we're seeing in power sources for apartment buildings and other residential complexes is CHP: Combined Power & Heating, which is also sometimes called co-generation. Whatever you call it, it means engineering solutions for creating both power and heat sources on-site, which, if properly implemented, can result in significant cost-savings and much greater energy efficiency. CHP has long been a mainstay of large operations such as hospitals, but as the technology has become more refined, and more miniaturized, it's become viable for the residential sector as well. Unsurpris...

June 05, 2017

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Tips for Managing Your Engineering Projects Regardless of the scope and size of your project, GAL Power has the natural gas generators Canada needs to keep the lights on and machinery at optimal performance.  Contact GAL today to learn more. During our work installing and maintaining natural gas generators in Canada we've consulted with a lot of engineers.  With enough experience, it's not hard to pick up some ideas of what does and does not work when managing engineering projects. For our money, these are the most important tips to keep in mind when trying to implement a successful project. Top 5 Guidelines for Successful Engineeri...

May 01, 2017

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The Ontario Prompt Payment Bill: The Benefits of This Potential Legislation and How It Could Affect You For years, going back to at least 2013, various parties have tried to see the "Prompt Payment Bill" passed into law in Ontario. Unfortunately, thus far it has had to be introduced as a private member's bill, making it far less likely to pass than bills with executive backing. However, momentum and support for the bill continues to grow, with a wide variety of private sector businesses, unions, and other industrial and commercial interests all throwing their weight behind it. 2017 could become the year the bill finally overcomes its numerous bureaucratic hurdles and is...

April 25, 2017

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Workplace Safety Tips for Commercial Property Managers Workplace safety matters in any line of work, even property management, which might not seem particularly dangerous at first. All the day-to-day safety risks of an average home or apartment are multiplied in the case of property managers and their staff, who may be dealing with dozens or even hundreds of units at once. Keep yourself and your workforce safe. Top 5 Safety Tips in Property Management Know who you're showing to Avoid showing units to people you know nothing about. While incidents are rare, there is always an element of risk being alone in an otherwise empty unit or building with a stranger. If possib...

April 20, 2017

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New AODA Requirements Effective January, 2017: What You Need to Know New standards for 2017 are in place under the Accessibility of Ontarians with a Disability Act (AODA) for small-to-medium sized businesses, and they have the potential to impact nearly any business in the Province. Are your properties and processes properly updated to ensure accessibility for workers and customers? While businesses may want to consult with qualified legal professionals for information on how the new regulations apply to them specifically, the most important changes are discussed below. Key Points in The New AODA Regulations Hiring Processes: Businesses must inform applicants of exis...

April 18, 2017

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PROJECT PROFILES -Waste Water Pumping Stations - City of Ottawa Scope of Work: Replace 17 diesel fuel storage tanks and complete 36 fuel system upgrades 30 exhaust stack system replacements to be completed Multiple temporary standby power generator installations Project timeline was from September 2012 to November 2014 Challenges: Large scale job requiring full planning and project management services to stay on time and on budget Ensuring all targets/ goals were met Ministry of the Environment requirement to keep all these stations with generator back up at all times 38 monthly variance inspections to be performed at 38 waste water facilities Final comprehensi...

March 22, 2017

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