Technology Articles

Buildings aren’t just brick and mortar anymore; some can be as technologically complex as computers, due to building automation, interoperability, wifi, HVAC, and other high tech components.

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Navigant Research: No Clear Leader In Microgrid Controls Market

Of the 15 firms profiled, three emerged as Market Leaders and 12 followed closely as Contenders.... [...]

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Lenel Helps Protect 69th Annual Little League World Series

For the 17th year, Lenel is helping to protect players, coaches, officials and fans at the 2015 Little League World Series with its advanced security systems, including a new high-tech video management... [...]

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New Product Flash: Qt Conference Room Edition by Cambridge Sound Management

This sound masking system maintains speech privacy in conference rooms and... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Healthcare CMMS Recommendations?

Facility manager wants to learn about CMMS software being used in hospital... [...]

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Energy Efficient Solutions Help Carnegie Hall Secure LEED Silver Certification

Carnegie Hall is one of a limited but distinguished number of century-old buildings to achieve LEED... [...]

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FM Alert: National Institute of Building Sciences to Host Hearing on Productivity in the Workforce

A National Institute of Building Sciences hearing on productivity and the workforce will allow U.S. building industry members to speak about the challenges they face and offer potential... [...]

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New Product Flash: Tork EasyCube From SCA

Web connected restroom dispensers keep facility staff updated on supply levels, reducing occupant... [...]

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FM Alert: Proposed Facility Smart Grid Model Standard Open for Public Review

ASHRAE/NEMA Standard 201P, Facility Smart Grid Information Model, would provide a common basis for electrical energy consumers to describe, manage and communicate about electrical energy consumptions and... [...]

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New Product Flash: ENGAGE Technology From Allegion

Designed to upgrade door openings to electronic credentials, this connectivity platform features cloud-based mobile and web... [...]

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Policing Trends Reflected in New Stations and Police Academies

A surprising mix of technology, government reinvention, and enforcement methods are transforming today's police forces, according to... [...]