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Technology | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

View this free webinar video and learn about the system architecture, key hardware components, and software platform in a networked lighting control system; energy management strategies; and current and future trends driving adoption.

Making Buildings Bright (and Smart) Using Lighting Control Systems

Making Buildings Bright (and Smart) Using Lighting Control Systems

View this free webinar video and learn about the system architecture, key hardware components, and software platform in a networked lighting control system; energy management strategies; and current and future trends driving adoption.

Onvation Technology From Kimberly-Clark Professional

The smart restroom management system aims to make restrooms as smart as the rest of your building.

Energy Efficiency Projects To Save Tinker Air Force Base $3.5M Annually

The $19 million upgrade to the assembly plant's lighting, HVAC, hot water, and thermal energy systems will help meet mandated federal energy reduction goals.

Transforming The Future Of Work: Top Five Trends

Today’s innovations are making tomorrow’s workplace more digital while enhancing the human experience.

FM Alert: Is Your Facility Beyond Green?

The 2016 Beyond Green™ Awards recognize high-performing, resilient buildings and communities. There’s only two weeks left to submit your project!

Wattstopper, Lumenetix Partner On Advanced LED Lighting

The partnership will enable new lighting applications while reducing the complexity of design, installation, and operation of advanced LED lighting systems.

Friday Funny: Finally Hanging Ten In Austin

Texas Hill Country is probably the last place surfers would expect to hang ten, but that’s exactly what they’re doing now that some legal battles have ended.

Legrand Achieves IDW Programmatic Excellence

Legrand North America has been recognized for Programmatic Excellence within the Industry Data Exchange Association, Inc.’s (IDEA) data certification program.

Space Heating In High Bay Facilities

The U.S. Department of Energy recently tested HTHV technology—High Temperature Heating & Ventilation—compared to traditional unit heaters.

LEED Case Study: Surpassing The Mark

In Marlborough, MA, Boston Scientific pursued LEED Silver for its new headquarters facility, ultimately reached LEED Gold.

Renewable Energy: On-Site Energy Storage

While challenges remain, energy storage systems can provide tangible benefits for sustainable facility goals.

Barron Lighting Group’s UL Certified Test Lab

Barron Lighting Group’s test lab is now qualified to perform UL Certification testing.


iWAREHOUSE Evolution provides vital analytics tools for warehouse managers, allowing them to promote operator accountability and monitor compliance, risk management, and metrics for their industrial vehicle fleet, operators, and batteries.

Space Planning Strategies

Efficient facility layout and utilization help to deliver cost savings and occupant productivity. Would pursuing “Standards as a Service” promote these goals?

Can Security Technology Replace Guard Force?

Facility executives can work toward an effective balance for site security using these six steps.

Microsoft HoloLens From thyssenkrupp

thyssenkrupp’s latest technology will support elevator technicians prior to and on the job site, significantly reducing service intervention times.

The Well Living Lab Announces First Alliance Members

The Well Living Lab leverages and expands upon the principles of the WELL Building Standard™ (WELL), which focuses on seven concepts relevant to indoor health—air, water, nourishment, light, fitness, comfort and mind.

Companies Struggle With Mobile Security Concerns

Four out of 10 companies have suffered a loss of key corporate data from a mobile device.

Control Basic Block Editor By KMC Controls

KMC Controls has released its Control Basic Block editor, introducing block programming to its KMC BACnet Controllers.

Smart Buildings: It’s Still About The People Inside

In this age of data collection, measuring occupants’ response to the smart building is as important as the information on the facility's operational performance.

PV Booster Solar Tracker From Edisun Microgrids

Breakthrough technology yields 20 percent better economics than conventional fixed-tilt installations.

Benchmark In-building Cellular Signal Mapping Services From CBRE

With dependable cellular and Wi-Fi coverage a must-have amenity for today’s businesses, CBRE's new Cellular Signal Mapping service certifies in-building network quality.

Johnson Controls, Tyco Complete Merger

Combined insights and technologies will help build smart, secure, sustainable environments.

Einstein Sensor By Verdigris

New cloud-based sensor and smart meter system helps complex facilities reduce energy use, optimize controls, and predict future breakdowns.

FreeStyle-155 Wall Mount Gas-Fired Boiler From Williamson

Williamson has introduced the new FreeStyle® 155k Btuh input Wall Mount Gas-Fired Condensing Boiler.

Aegis Energy Services, YANMAR Form Strategic Alliance

The relationship will broaden the reach of Combined Heat and Power (CHP) systems by offering a wider product line to serve facilities of all sizes.

Nature Center Installs Minnesota’s First Solar Integration System

The Sunverge system at Hartley Nature Center will provide reliable backup electric power to meet operational needs during emergencies.

Nominate Someone BOLD, Until September 7

Five industry members will be recognized for their use of technology to improve efficiency, sustainability, and comfort standards in the built environment.

Fluke® 368 FC and 369 FC Leakage Current Clamps

These new leakage current clamps from Fluke take accurate leakage current measurements without powering down equipment and stopping production.

Economies Of Scale Impact Data Center Costs

The results of the first Cost to Support Compute Capacity Benchmark Study have been released by Emerson Network Power in conjunction with the Ponemon Institute.

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