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Learn about the factors driving evolution of building management systems and essential elements necessary for solving management challenges of today and tomorrow.

Building Automation

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Building Automation articles below.


Three Essential Elements Of Next Generation Building Management Systems

Learn about the factors driving evolution of building management systems and essential elements necessary for solving management challenges of today and tomorrow.

Transformative Wave Introduces Enhanced Ventilation Mode

Transformative Wave's eIQ Platform now allows facility managers to automate ventilation adjustments to comply with COVID-19-related CDC recommendations.

URC Smart Automation and Control

URC announced a two-way IP module for integration of its Total Control system with Lutron’s QSX HomeWorks processors.

IT-Driven Building Automation Solutions Gaining Momentum, Market Share


Compared to traditional BAS systems, intelligent building alternatives can harness wireless, edge (sensor), and cloud-based data analytics capabilities.

Solving The Remote Building Management Challenge

As businesses embrace the new remote norm during the COVID-19 crisis, what happens to the buildings they leave behind, and those responsible for running those buildings?

The New Expectations In Facility Management: Smart. Connected. Tailored

In just a few decades, facility management has morphed from a mere provider of services to a key cog in the business growth engine.

Facility Executive Of The Year 2020

A fast-paced facility operation is a great fit for Dennis Williams, Senior VP of Operations and Assistant GM at Milwaukee’s Fiserv Forum.

O3 Sensor Hub 2.0 Open Platform Controller

The O3 Sensor Hub 2.0 replaces the conventional thermostat with an all-encompassing hub that creates a more comfortable space for occupants, while also providing easy accessibility and management for building owners.

Planned Energy Efficiency, Smart Building Investments Soar

75 percent of organizations plan to increase their investment in energy efficiency and smart buildings, according to Johnson Controls' 2019 Energy Efficiency Indicator survey.

Smart Buildings In Real Time

In an evolving landscape, smart buildings dynamically respond to the immediate and future needs of facility management and occupants.

Draper Introduces Smart Shade Automation

IntelliFlex I/O is a highly customizable solution for motorized shades that is flexible and expandable to the size and complexity of a project.

The Role Of HVAC Controls

When planning an HVAC upgrade, here are three control strategies to help ensure the new equipment runs as efficiently as possible.

Adesto Adds Smart Transceiver Protocols

Ability to use multiple protocols on same network revolutionizes field integration for building automation and industrial control applications.

IDEC Upgrades Human-Machine Interface Line

IDEC Corporation upgraded HG2G-V5 5.7", HG3G-V8 8.4", HG3G-VA 10.4", and HG4G-VC 12.1" HMI touchscreen models, which are a fit for both new and retrofit applications.

Did You Miss Our “Start The Journey To Unlock Building Automation Data” Webinar?

View this free video webinar sponsored by OSIsoft and take a journey through the building automation systems at the San Leandro Tech Campus.

Webinar: Start The Journey To Unlock Building Automation Data

Join us for this free webinar sponsored by OSIsoft and take a journey through the building automation systems at the San Leandro Tech Campus.

IDEC Introduces 15″ HMI Model

The HG5G-V 15" human-machine interface touchscreen offers more display real estate so applications can show extensive process information with improved aesthetics and visibility.

Osram, FSG Form Partnership For Smart Building IoT Solutions

Osram and Facility Solutions Group (FSG) are joining forces to offer turnkey smart building IoT solutions to the commercial, industrial, and retail industries.

BrainBox AI Launches First AI Technology For Autonomous Buildings

BrainBox AI has unveiled its patent-pending technology enabling buildings to reduce energy costs by 25-35% and their carbon footprint by 20-40%.

The (Tech) Elephant In The Room

Smart building technology has the potential to deliver many operational benefits, but success ultimately depends on human understanding.

Accruent, Tridium Collaboration Enhances IoT Facilities Management Solutions

The new strategic alliance will deliver enterprise customers greater value through the combination of Tridium's expertise in building automation and Accruent's vx Observe IoT asset monitoring solution.

Synergistic Buildings And IoT

Facility managers will capture actionable data from myriad technologies when enabled by the IoT ecosystem layer.

Breakthroughs In Boiler Technology

Several innovations have led the way to improved commercial boiler design and performance.

Did You Miss Our “Creating Smart Buildings For The Future Of Work” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and you'll learn how to get the most from your IoT investments and go beyond mere efficiency.

Metasys® 10.0 Redefines Modern Building Management

Significant enhancements and powerful integrations deliver safer and smarter building operations.

Global Green Building Trends

Nearly half of survey respondents expect to make 60% of their construction projects green in the next three years.

Automated Logic Wins 2018 AHR Expo Innovation Award

ALC’s new OptiFlex virtual integrator has been named the winner of the AHR Expo Innovation award in the building automation category.

Smart Buildings Driving U.S. Energy Efficiency Spending

More than half of global organizations plan to increase energy efficiency spending in next 12 months, finds Johnson Controls' annual survey.

Looking For HVAC Zone Control?

To satisfy energy efficiency and occupant demands, variable refrigerant flow systems may deliver on facility management needs.

IDEC PLCs Now Offer BACnet/IP Support

IDEC Corporation announced built-in support for the BACnet/IP building automation protocol by its family of MicroSmart FC6A Plus PLCs.

Best Practices For Automated Shading Systems

The right balance of daylighting and daylight harvesting strategies can provide health, productivity, and energy saving benefits: Here’s how to get the most out of your facility’s automated shading system.

Lochinvar Boosts CREST Condensing Boiler Efficiency

An upgraded combustion system and new 316L stainless steel heat exchanger provides up to 96% thermal efficiency in six models.

The Comfort Test By Abundant Power Group

Based on data from the facility, this test provides a report on the comfort performance of a buildings’ mechanical systems, on a zone by zone level.

Unified Building Management Systems

For critical facilities, linking building automation with security and other functions provides a holistic view and quick response capability.

Command & Control Smart Building Technology

Command and Control Suite release 200 (CCS R200) is smart building technology that connects building personnel with data analytics to help drive operational improvements and efficiencies.

Ambient Intelligence For Buildings

Increasingly, facility management professionals encounter technologies that enable their facilities to listen to, speak to, and service staff and occupants.

2018 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards

In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2017.

BAS Multiply Due To Global Urge For Energy Efficiency

Concern for building energy consumption is propelling rapid transformations in the global Building Automation Systems market, finds Frost & Sullivan.

Solutions From Siemens For LaGuardia Airport Redevelopment

The redevelopment of Terminal B, part of multi-year airport-wide improvements, will include Siemens building management and fire safety systems.

Question Of The Week: What Do You Do When Building Controls Veer Off Course?

The current automation delivery process often yields inefficient buildings. This second article in a series takes a closer look at why, and what facility management can do about it.

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