Smart Buildings: How to Justify an Investment in Analytics Software

By combining fault detection and diagnostics, monitoring-based commissioning, and building analytics, facility managers can understand...

What is the IoT Edge?

Each of us can point to a new technology that changed life as we knew it. The TV remote. The PC or Mac.

Importance of Building Management Systems in creating efficient infrastructure

Building management systems are an infrastructure control system that is installed with the aim to make secure and reliable buildings. The system is u

Managing Power Protection, Control and Automation is like Building a Winning Team

You’ve heard it said: “defense wins championships”. Yet every year we see franchises invest in a few select positions without a complementary em

Building Automation Systems: Making the Case

Besides being essential facilities for the public good, schools and hospitals share at least one other thing in common. Namely, capex challenges in im

Top 10 Smart Building IoT Trends in 2018

For commercial buildings, the transition to smart buildings is vital to the growth of an organization.

A simple approach is the future of building automation systems

Thanks to improved wireless networking technology and standardized communication protocols, it’s easier than ever to collect data from sensors...

The Future of Building Automation Starts with Data

With all the new technology and new players in the building automation space — to say nothing of the multitude of Building Internet of Things option

Two Case Studies: Evaluating Pneumatics vs. Direct Digital Controls

Two Chicago buildings illustrate how facility managers must weigh several factors when choosing between controls systems.

Why You Should Use a Building Automation System

The operating costs of a building can be pretty substantial, no matter what the building is being used for. Depending on the size of the building...

How Integrating Security and Building Automation Saves Time, Energy

By embracing the convergence of security and building automation systems, emergency and building managers are creating smarter, energy-efficient campu

4 Steps to Better Coordinate Building Automation Systems and Security

Here’s how schools and universities can thrive by tying building automation systems to physical security systems.

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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 ...


The False Choice Between Automation and Jobs

We live in a world where productivity, a key pillar of long-term economic growth, has crumbled. In the United States, Europe, and other...