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.
To satisfy energy efficiency and occupant demands, variable refrigerant flow systems may deliver on facility management needs.
IDEC Corporation announced built-in support for the BACnet/IP building automation protocol by its family of MicroSmart FC6A Plus PLCs.
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.
An upgraded combustion system and new 316L stainless steel heat exchanger provides up to 96% thermal efficiency in six models.
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.
For critical facilities, linking building automation with security and other functions provides a holistic view and quick response capability.
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.
Increasingly, facility management professionals encounter technologies that enable their facilities to listen to, speak to, and service staff and occupants.
In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2017.
Concern for building energy consumption is propelling rapid transformations in the global Building Automation Systems market, finds Frost & Sullivan.
The redevelopment of Terminal B, part of multi-year airport-wide improvements, will include Siemens building management and fire safety systems.
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.
Three new feature-laden mobile apps offer quick and easy lighting configuration and control in the palm of your hand.
Campus facilities management can be in the know with tech strategies that provide a view into operations, space utilization, and service delivery and planning.
New software application can manage and control multiple heating and cooling systems through one convenient online portal.
As technologies continue to evolve in 2018, consider the connection between building energy management systems and IoT.
With Internet of Things technology in place, facility maintenance decisions are made easier and more efficient.
Here’s a look at why today’s building automation delivery process often yields inefficient results.
A steady increase in automated workflows and data-centric processes benefits the work of facility executives and their occupants.
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.
The new AGILE elevator enhancement package improves passenger wait and travel times in a safer, more personalized environment.
Join us for this free webinar and learn how to compare different types of occupancy counters and identify and describe their benefits.
New technology partnership will accelerate the development of autonomous cleaning equipment.
Determine desired features when combining a LED lighting retrofit with controls technology.
"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.
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.
The key to best in class facility management lies in these five habits of successful facility managers, according to QSI Facilities.
The Watergate Hotel is open for business once again, with more than a cursory nod to its storied past.
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.
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.
In this second installment, the pathways through which digital convergence enables new possibilities for workplace management leaders is discussed.
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.
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 animals need climate control and security, too. InsideIQ, an alliance of building automation contractors, apply human-centric practices (and more) to these facility projects.