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


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

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.


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.

Mobile Lighting Apps From Acuity Controls

Three new feature-laden mobile apps offer quick and easy lighting configuration and control in the palm of your hand.

Get Smart With Tech-Enabled Facility Management

Campus facilities management can be in the know with tech strategies that provide a view into operations, space utilization, and service delivery and planning.

Sensi Multiple Thermostat Manager From Emerson

New software application can manage and control multiple heating and cooling systems through one convenient online portal.

Getting To Smart Buildings: Six Keys To Implement IoT

As technologies continue to evolve in 2018, consider the connection between building energy management systems and IoT.

Improving Operations And Maintenance With IoT

With Internet of Things technology in place, facility maintenance decisions are made easier and more efficient.

When Building Controls Veer Off Course

Here’s a look at why today’s building automation delivery process often yields inefficient results.

The Future Of Facilities Is Digital

A steady increase in automated workflows and data-centric processes benefits the work of facility executives and their occupants.

Facility Executive | December 2017 Issue

The December 2017 issue features the impact of HVAC, professional development, floor care strategies, and more. Plus, FM Solutions 2018, a guide to facility management products and services.

AGILE Elevator Enhancements From thyssenkrupp

The new AGILE elevator enhancement package improves passenger wait and travel times in a safer, more personalized environment.

Did You Miss The Occupancy Tracking: Your Secret Source Of Savings Webinar?

Join us for this free webinar and learn how to compare different types of occupancy counters and identify and describe their benefits.

Nilfisk Partners With Blue Ocean Robotics

New technology partnership will accelerate the development of autonomous cleaning equipment.

Evaluating Lighting Controls Options

Determine desired features when combining a LED lighting retrofit with controls technology.

Knowledge Workers Ready To Embrace Automation

"Wasteful" meetings and email continue to be a time-suck and the biggest productivity killers when it comes to getting work done, according to a new study from Workfront.
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AkzoNobel Opens World’s Most Advanced, Sustainable Paint Factory

The Ashington, North-East England plant uses renewable energy sources, including photovoltaic cells and a biomass boiler, and an automated manufacturing process which saves water, waste, and energy.

Question Of The Week: What Habits Do Successful Facility Managers Share?

The key to best in class facility management lies in these five habits of successful facility managers, according to QSI Facilities.

Hotel Case Study: Back In Fashion

The Watergate Hotel is open for business once again, with more than a cursory nod to its storied past.

Did You Miss Our Future of IoT for Energy Management Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn about energy management challenges faced by facilities professionals, and how IoT technology can help simplify management and reduce costs.

Americans Split On Impact of Workplace Automation

About equal percentages of Americans think that automation will be a good or a bad thing for the future world of work, according to a new survey.

The Workspace Of Tomorrow: Part 2

In this second installment, the pathways through which digital convergence enables new possibilities for workplace management leaders is discussed.

Workplace Automation: Predictions And Reality

Not all human skills can be replicated by a machine no matter how sophisticated. Here’s how smart organizations are strategically automating workplace tools to boost human capabilities.

The BACnet Institute Launches User Community

Geared for facility owners/operators and other stakeholders, this online resource is a portal to industry expertise about the BACnet protocol for building automation and control networks.

Zoo Facilities And Building Automation

Zoo animals need climate control and security, too. InsideIQ, an alliance of building automation contractors, apply human-centric practices (and more) to these facility projects.

New Built Environment Technology Association Launched

BETA will help the real estate, construction, design, urban planning and facility management industries better understand and use contemporary and developing technologies for the built environment.

New WebCTRL Chilled Water System Optimizer By ALC

Automated Logic Corporation's new high efficiency chilled water system optimizer helps customers save energy.

BACnet Explorer NG From Sierra Monitor

The new BACnet Explorer NG appliance simplifies device and network commissioning and integration for installers and system integrators.
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Maryland Opens Its First Net Zero Energy School

Maryland’s first net zero energy school — Howard County Public Schools' Wilde Lake Middle School — recently opened in Columbia, MD.

Eaton And Enlighted Form Collaboration

The new partnership will deliver connected lighting for smart commercial and industrial buildings, rapidly accelerating adoption of the Internet of Things.

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