Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 45

is presented to them. Back inside our recreation facilities the best place to begin is by creating a performance ratio (like MPG or L/100 kM) based on usage. It's about tracking "the thing" for "every other unit of thing." Aquatics can be particularly tricky to get a usage number for, so it will depend on the information available. For example, does your aquatics facility track the number of people that go into the pool area? If so, consider tracking chemical usage against swimmers or users. In an arena operation, consider creating and tracking gallons (or litres) per resurface. Each of these can be quite revealing for operation inconsistencies and equipment "drift." Equipment "drift" is similar to that van that requires vehicle maintenance. In a recreation facility, equipment "drift" is responsible for 3 to 6 per cent of utility spending.823339_Karcher.indd 1 Operational consistency is typically greater. Combining improvements in both categories will make a noticeable impact on the bottom line and is in the best interest of improving the sustainability both financially and environmenWe specialize in tally of our recreation facilities. supply & installation This edition provides a focus on information. This is a key starting point for of all sports netting. our future success. In our next article we will discuss using information to Baseball * Cricket dispel myths, rumours and folklore - an invaluable skill in the ever-targeted Golf * Tennis cost-dense recreation facility world. Have something you'd like to know Soccer * Volleyball more about or want to suggest a topic for an upcoming article? Email your 2255 Hwy #20, Unit 6 RP #2, Welland Ontario, tario, L3B 5N5 suggestions, questions or comments (905) 892-8787 | www.turfnetsportssupplies.com ssupplies.com to info@ibstorey.ca. Check out the Resource Centre at www.orfa.com. ■ 7/20/16 1:06 AM 792256_Turf.indd 1 2/13/16 2:43 PM www.swimpool.ca SP&S ® 1.800.761.4941 info@swimpool.ca COMMERCIAL SWIMMINGPOOL &SPAEQUIPMENT ORP/pH/PPM Online Controllers SP&S Water Treatment ® SP&S ® is a registered trademark of Dennis Ashworth & Associates Limited since 1969 793962_SPnS.indd 1 789204_Industrial.indd 1 09/02/16 5:57 pm Ph: 905-702-8802 Email: irsi@indref.ca Website: www.indref.ca | 45 FACILITY FORUM  21/03/16 1:11 PM http://www.karcherpro.ca http://www.karcherpro.ca http://www.turfnetsportssupplies.com http://www.turfnetsportssupplies.com http://www.ssupplies.com http://www.orfa.com http://www.swimpool.ca http://www.indref.ca/ http://www.swimpool.ca http://www.indref.ca

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Facility Forum - Fall 2016

Industry Watch
Home Run Baseball Hits a Pedestrian
All Granites are Not the Same
Technically Speaking
Risk Management – City Found Not Liable in Skating Injury
Winterizing Pools
Member Profile – Ross Rankin, RA Centre, Ottawa
Use of Medical Marijuana at Work Poses Challenges for Employers
Health & Safety (PSHSA) – Radon - Bill 11 Updates
ORFA’s Original Energy Consultant Writes Memoirs
The Difference between Residential and Commercial Gas Detectors
Energy Champion – Beyond Measurement
Index of Advertisers
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - ebelly1
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - ebelly2
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - cover1
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - cover2
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 3
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 4
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 5
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 6
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 7
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 8
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - Industry Watch
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - Home Run Baseball Hits a Pedestrian
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 11
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 12
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 13
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - All Granites are Not the Same
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 15
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 16
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 17
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 18
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 19
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 20
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - Technically Speaking
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - Risk Management – City Found Not Liable in Skating Injury
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 23
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - Winterizing Pools
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 25
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 26
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 27
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 28
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - Member Profile – Ross Rankin, RA Centre, Ottawa
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 30
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 31
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 32
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - Use of Medical Marijuana at Work Poses Challenges for Employers
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - Health & Safety (PSHSA) – Radon - Bill 11 Updates
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 35
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 36
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - ORFA’s Original Energy Consultant Writes Memoirs
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 38
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 39
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 40
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - The Difference between Residential and Commercial Gas Detectors
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 42
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 43
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - Energy Champion – Beyond Measurement
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - 45
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - Index of Advertisers
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - cover3
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - cover4
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - outsert1
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - outsert2
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - outsert3
Facility Forum - Fall 2016 - outsert4
https://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/ORFQ/ORFQ0118
https://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/ORFQ/ORFQ0417
https://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/ORFQ/ORFQ0317
https://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/ORFQ/ORFQ0217
https://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/ORFQ/ORFQ0117
https://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/ORFQ/ORFQ0416
https://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/ORFQ/ORFQ0316
https://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/ORFQ/ORFQ0216
https://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/ORFQ/ORFQ0116
https://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/ORFQ/ORFB0215
https://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/ORFQ/ORFB0115
https://www.nxtbookmedia.com