EcoStruxure Building

Is Your Building Designed to Help People Thrive?

by Manish Kumar | Original article Have you heard the story about Greg and his building at Boston Scientific?  If you’ve ever heard me speak to...


Energy Star Logo

New Energy Star Scores are Coming!

On August 26, EPA will release its updated models based on new data - and Energy Star scores will likely change.  Here's what you need to know: Ev...


HVAC

Optimizing HVAC Systems for Better Energy Efficiency

Given that HVAC systems typically account for 44% of commercial buildings’ energy consumption, HVAC optimizati...


Athletic Field

From security to football, how one school district funded its wishlist

Create comfortable classrooms, improve campus security and boost athletic environments: these are common desires for today’s educators. But how c...


Internet of Things

Leverage the IoT to Create Smart Buildings that Unlock Value

Building management is getting easier and more powerful thanks to innovative technology that leverages the Internet of Things (IoT). By connecting ...


EcoXpert

Why do our customers prefer EcoXperts?

What is an EcoXpert? An EcoXpert is a Schneider Electric partner company that is trained and certified on EcoStruxure, an open, interoperable, IoT-...


Smart Schools

Are You Utilizing the Smart Schools Bond Funds Allocated to your District?

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced approval of 154 Smart Schools Investment Plans aimed at reimagining teaching and learning for the 21st cen...


Card Access

Practical Steps to Improve Access Control Maintenance on Campus

Back in the days when locks and keys were the standard-bearers for access control, performing routine maintenance was a relatively straightforward pro


Energy Star

Are You at Risk for Losing your Energy Star Certification?

Later this year, some buildings certified under the Energy Star program likely will lose that certification after the release of updated building perf


NYSERDA

NYSERDA's K-12 Initiative Encourages Schools to Lower Energy Use

This summer, NYSERDA will be launching the K-12 Initiative. This initiative encourages schools to lower energy use and utility bills while reducing...


Smart Building

Demand for efficiency drives smart buildings trend

There is no denying buildings are getting smarter. By 2022 the global smart building market is expected to reach US$31.7 billion, at a compound annual


Oshei Children's Hospital

NY's only freestanding pediatric health facility completed on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus

The $270 million John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital in Buffalo is a new 410,000 sf, 185-bed facility that is the regional perinatal center and AC...


Emergency

If a Crisis Happened, Would You Be Ready?

A fire breaks out in the middle school auditorium. A water main breaks, forcing the elementary school to cancel classes. A very suspicious stranger...


Athletic Field

Fund your K-12 athletic ambitions through energy efficiency!

More school districts than ever are looking for ways to add even greater value to their communities and, increasingly, we find that state-of-the-ar...


Lightbulb

Reduce Energy Costs with LEDs

With the promise of longer performance lives and lower costs than traditional lighting systems, LEDs are an appealing option for applications ...