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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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Real-Time Energy Data: Four Big Benefits

With access to real-time data, facility teams are equipped to make fast, educated decisions to maximize... [...]

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A Facility Manager’s Crystal Ball: Predicting Equipment Failures Through Facility Maintenance

Some fms may opt to keep waiting for a crystal ball that can predict equipment failures; the more realistic among them will instead opt for the crystal clear visibility into energy... [...]

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New Product Flash: Commercial Office Solutions from Acuity Brands

This is the first in a series of Commercial Office Solutions... [...]

As part of a capital expansion program at O’Hare International Airport, STV provided engineering design services for the demolition and replacement of 46 air handling units (AHUs) in Terminals 2 and 3.

Proportion Of New Build/Retrofit Projects Speaks Volumes For HVAC Opportunities

As the U.S. continues its recovery and budgets are refreshed, tracking the retrofit and new build markets will remain an important metric for growth opportunity, especially as energy efficiency recommendations continue to... [...]

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Physical Access Control: Five Trends To Watch

Each industry sector has distinct security demands, but there are common threads for facility... [...]

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EMaaS Digs Through The Data

Tracking energy use and operational efficiency can be eased by employing energy management, as a... [...]

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Question Of The Week: VFD Induced Shaft Voltage Feedback Wanted

When bearing degradation is attributed to VFD operation, what preventive maintenance options do facility managers... [...]

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Organizations Changing Strategies As Security Environment Gets More Complex

Cyber security attacks can be more dynamic, changing rapidly and targeting with greater... [...]

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Smart Design For Smart Building Tools

Design-led technology makes things simple, engaging, and easy to... [...]

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Six Reasons To Love Your Facilities Data

Do "more with less" by having access to quantitative information about operations and... [...]