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.
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.
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.
PC-based simulator allows personnel to train on the operation of their switchgear in an office environment.
Tridium's IoT software platform will be used with Predix, GE's industrial-strength cloud environment, to capture and analyze the volume, velocity, and variety of machine data generated across buildings.
Lack of resources and investment rank as top challenges to interpreting building data, according to a new study by Schneider Electric.
Siemens has been awarded a $38.6M contract by the Federal Bureau of Prisons to implement energy and water conservation measures that will save $2.5M annually at two correctional facilities in eastern Kentucky.
Whether you want to identify cost savings, optimize energy usage, or monitor ENERGY STAR score fluctuations, energy management software offers an easy and effective method of adapting to the upcoming benchmarking shift.
With headlines of cyber attacks on victims ranging from bank cards and Target to a Hollywood movie studio, the issue of cyber security has become top of mind. Facility executives should note several risks, remedies, and misconceptions about cyber security and building systems.
In Hamilton County, OH, Ralph W. Linne, director of county facilities, tames management tasks with technology and shapes a long-term energy plan.
Flexibility, mobility, and IoT are among the real estate and facility management trends that are expected to dominate the workplace in 2016.
Wireless technology has impacted virtually all aspects of facility management systems.
As building automation systems continue to evolve, facility managers can use these systems' capabilities to integrate lighting and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems.
A lighter footprint makes this approach an attractive one for controlling building systems in existing structures.
TechSci Research announces a new market research report, "Global Building Energy Management Solutions Market Forecast & Opportunities."
The global market for integrated equipment in buildings is forecast to grow at an average annual rate of 20.3%—from $12.6 billion in 2012 to $31.6 billion by 2017. As a proportion of overall building equipment investment, smart applications are forecast to increase from 8% to 14% over the same period.