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.
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.
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.
Automated Logic Corporation's new high efficiency chilled water system optimizer helps customers save energy.
The new BACnet Explorer NG appliance simplifies device and network commissioning and integration for installers and system integrators.
Maryland’s first net zero energy school — Howard County Public Schools' Wilde Lake Middle School — recently opened in Columbia, MD.
The new partnership will deliver connected lighting for smart commercial and industrial buildings, rapidly accelerating adoption of the Internet of Things.
The Metasys® 8.1 building automation system delivers new graphics and enhanced security for secure, encrypted communications.
Mobile data collection platforms, coupled with intuitive Internet of Things solutions, are empowering facility management professionals to tackle seemingly overwhelming challenges.
A Japanese telecom company has created an app that helps workers find open bathroom stalls, and lets their employers measure how much time they spend in there.
Johnson Controls and Booz Allen Hamilton publish call to action for building owners and facility managers to invest in cybersecurity.
In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2016.
Fred Reddig, director of facilities for the NFL’s Detroit Lions, hit the ground running to improve sustainability at the team's Ford Field.
This annual awards competition recognizes inventive and original products, systems, and technologies in 10 categories related to HVAC systems.
KMC Connect Lite is the first in a series of mobile applications and IoT solutions that KMC Controls plans to develop using Kony’s cloud-based Platform.
This op-ed asserts that it’s time to learn from the group across the aisle – the consumer sector.
From tunable white lighting to graphic user interfaces, Crestron’s Andrew Gross shares his predictions on the most impactful smart building trends for 2017.
Under an 18 year agreement with Hall of Fame Village LLC, Johnson Controls will provide building technologies at the Canton, OH site to transform the site into an efficient, "smart city" showcase.
While this lighting technology seems to add complexity, its features help to streamline facility operations.
Embracing connectivity and the IoT brings valuable benefits but it also exposes organizations to potential threats to their security, facility processes, and operational integrity.
From building management systems to the next frontier of facility technology, the benefits of IoT abound but the roadmap differs for each organization.
The EnOcean Alliance and IBM have joined forces to standardize intelligent building solutions for the Internet of Things.
Mobile software application enables building occupants to tap into Internet of Things capabilities to address common building issues including temperature settings, access control.
For software to thrive, data and systems need to be easily accessible. In industries other than the buildings industry, that's happened through open standards.
A newly released document from AT&T on navigating this threat landscape asserts that most cyberattacks currently impacting businesses are "known" or common threats.
KMC Controls has released its Control Basic Block editor, introducing block programming to its KMC BACnet Controllers.
Latest release of Metasys® building automation system (BAS) enhancements boosts productivity, improves energy efficiency, and helps protect against cyber threats.
To be considered "high performance," buildings must optimize across multiple attributes, including not only energy efficiency and sustainability, but also productivity, security and functionality.
Understanding the newest benefits and features today’s modern building automation systems (BAS) offer can help you recognize when it’s time to upgrade.
Golden 1 Center, the Sacramento Kings' new entertainment and sports venue, will be operationally smarter, safer, and more sustainable to enhance the fan experience.
PointGrab’s edge-analytics smart sensor, CogniPoint™, complements the Cisco Digital Ceiling framework by providing industry-leading occupancy analytics with low cost and intelligent connectivity.