Building Internet of Things Makes Greener, Smarter Buildings

Delivering an attractive ROI by uncovering unseen opportunities in HVAC, energy loads, lighting, water, and renewables...Delivering an attractive ROI


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


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...


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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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 ...