Energy efficient buildings are vital to sustainability!

How energy efficient is your building? In the coming decades, our planet will be a very different place. By 2050, there will be an additional 3 bil...


How Automation will Change Work, Purpose and Meaning

The promise of AI and automation raises new questions about the role of work in our lives. Most of us will remain focused for decades to come on


ProFM: An eBook that gets Facility Managers Ready for the Future

A new eBook, entitled “Minding the FM Gap,” identifies a way to ensure that facility managers are ready for the future: a new training credential.

Variable frequency drive

How does a Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) work?

A variable frequency drive, or VFD, is an adjustable speed drive used to control an electric motor by varying the frequency and v...


Building Commissioning: Why it's important!

Experience has shown that a building that is not commissioned will cost 8-20% more to operate than a properly commissioned building.  On average, ...

cost breakdown of EPC

What is an Energy Saving Performance Contract?

An Energy Saving Performance Contract (ESPC) is a third-party financing mechanism that can enable building owners to fund energy-saving upgrades by...

Design Build Method

What is a Design Build Project?

Design-build is a method of project delivery in which one entity – the design-build team – works under a single contract with the project owner to

Security threat

How important is campus safety and security to you?

From the campus entrance to network administration: how higher education is addressing the latest security developments Campus safety and security ...

Cyber Attack

Study: 78 Percent of Healthcare Providers Reported Cyberattacks in Past Year!

The study, which was conducted by Mimecast and HIMSS Analytics, examined 76 senior IT professionals at various sized healthcare facilities.

Tomorrow's School Shooting

Prevent 'Tomorrow's' School Shooting

What if you could take a Look at 'Tomorrow's' School Shooting? Could you prevent it today? Learn the warning signs!

Cold Person Working

What is Your Cold Building Costing You?

What you may not factor when considering to turn down the thermostat a few degrees is the cost of the toll on your human capital.

Data Center Management

How Smart is your Data Center?

As the data lake grows, so does the ability to drive proactive service and support recommendations and improve outcomes...

8 Myths Surrounding Smart Buildings

The Top 8 Myths Surrounding Smart Buildings

“Smart” buildings have become the buildings of the future.  They are preferred because they have proven to save energy and cut back the need t...

Energy Saving

Performance Contracts are a Big Deal!

This is Why Energy Savings Performance Contracts are a "Big Deal" The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Federal Energy Management Program re...

PTACs Recalled due to Fire Hazard!

Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners (PTAC) and Packaged Terminal Heat Pumps (PTHP) sold under the Bryant, Carrier, and Fast brands have been recalled!

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