Congratulations to the ACMO Award Winners!

By |2018-12-10T14:18:25+00:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: CDCPro|

Your hard work certainly paid off! Last Friday, we gathered together at the Richmond Hill Country Club to honour the commitment and dedication of professional Condominium Managers, Management Companies and Associate Members. CDC would like to offer our sincere congratulations to the R.C.M. associates who were recognized for their years of service and hard work. We also extend a [...]

4 Tips for Holiday Hosting in a Condo Party Room

By |2018-12-04T10:12:54+00:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: CDCPro|

One of the best parts of the holiday season is spending time with family and friends. But as a condo owner, hosting can be tricky when there is limited space available in your unit. In these cases, why not encourage the residents of your building to make use of the condo building’s party room? Here are four tips you can pass along [...]

CCI-ACMO Condo Conference – 2018

By |2018-11-30T13:41:40+00:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: CDCPro|

Another year -- another amazing show. The CCI-ACMO Condo Conference is the most important industry event of the year and we were so pleased to once again be a part of it. It’s been an exciting year for CDC. We’ve continued to grow and hone our skills in our specific areas of expertise. To date, [...]

Smelling Cannabis Without Smoking Cannabis: Why Replacing a Condo’s Old Fan Coil Unit is Important

By |2018-10-26T12:29:54+00:00November 27th, 2018|Categories: CDCPro|

Why Replacing a Condo’s Old Fan Coil Unit is Important  When you think of unhealthy air, you likely think of car exhaust fumes and factory smokestacks. But what about the indoor air being circulated throughout your condo building? Are you confident that what your tenants are breathing in is healthy?  Fan Coil Units (FCUs) – normally relied upon to provide air conditioning and heating in the condo [...]

3 Ways to Prepare your Parking Garage for the Winter

By |2018-11-01T19:49:34+00:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: CDCPro|

Completing repairs on a condo’s underground parking garage can be a costly and frustrating process. That’s why completing regular maintenance is crucial. Not only does it extend the lifetime of the underground parking garage, but it also reduces the risk of potential damage to tenants and their vehicles.   Here are three tasks that should be completed on your condo’s underground parking garage [...]

Ontario’s Legalization of Cannabis: What it Means for Condo Communities

By |2018-10-25T09:02:12+00:00October 25th, 2018|Categories: CDCPro|

When you look back on the year 2018, what will you remember the most?  For many, it will be the year that marijuana legalization came into effect. As of October 17, 2018, newly implemented federal and provincial legalization makes it legal to now use, possess and produce cannabis for recreational purposes in private residences. Cannabis can now be smoked wherever tobacco smoking is permitted.  As [...]

CDC’s Specialty Services: Where You Can Find the Information You Need

By |2018-10-17T14:34:22+00:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: CDCPro|

CDC understands the unique needs of the condominium environment, and this knowledge helps us to provide excellent service to the condo sector. CDC collaborates with Board members, property managers and engineers in high and low-rise condominiums to assess what needs to be done in your building.   We have a lot of information we want to [...]

Stepping on Greatness: The Best Flooring for Condominium Common Areas

By |2018-10-01T11:24:58+00:00October 1st, 2018|Categories: CDCPro|

Chicago’s Willis Tower, Moscow’s Mayakovskaya Metro Station, Pompeii’s House of the Faun and New York’s 30 Rockefeller Plaza all have one thing in common: award-winning flooring. Even though your condominium may not be a building of the same calibre, it can still have great flooring! Here’s what you should keep in mind when picking out flooring [...]

5 Reasons Why a Green Roof Would Benefit Your Condo Building

By |2018-09-20T09:16:04+00:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: CDCPro|

There is no denying the aesthetically pleasing appearance of a green rooftop, but you likely have never considered it as a possibility for your condo building’s rooftop or parking garage.   Green roofs are the norm in Europe, but the culture is catching on more slowly in the western world. Cost seems to be the main factor [...]

How much do you know about your building’s Fan Coil Unit?

By |2018-09-11T09:54:44+00:00September 10th, 2018|Categories: CDCPro|

Fan coil units (FCUs) are the heating and cooling systems most commonly used in Canadian high-rise residential units. They are critical to the quality of air flow in each individual unit.  Old or dirty Fan Coil Units impact the entire central system and can draw more energy than they should, resulting in higher maintenance and energy [...]