Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Commissioning articles below.
With a focus on improving energy use intensity and ENERGY STAR scores, the competition featured an overall winner along with projects in the healthcare, office, and multi-family sectors.
Here are six reasons why these renewable energy systems should undergo the commissioning process before startup.
Invest in preventive maintenance, rather than a “run it till it fails” approach for electrical equipment.
The Energy Management Professional credential from the Energy Management Association is accredited by the American National Standards Institute, and recognized by DOE Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines.
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.
Rather than an item by item, "menu" approach, a decentralized systems approach is key to optimizing the operation of HVAC and other facility systems.
The latest generation of intelligent pump controller/VFD combines two advanced controller functions to reduce setup and configuration time across a range of hydronic HVAC applications.
As part of a research partnership, this survey asks facility managers, commissioning and other consultants, and IT personnel to weigh in on cyber security for facilities.
According to a recent Navigant Research report, increasing regulatory requirements are expected to raise the incidence of this practice.
Elevated performance requirements for energy and infiltration are calling for more attention to envelope design and construction.