Tag: occupant-comfort

Facilities Management IoT

The Cost Of NOT Investing In IoT

The Internet of Things is not new in facilities management, but few are taking advantage of the data, insights, and automation that IoT offers.
destratification fans

What Facility Executives Need to Know About Destratification Fans

Destratification fans can help save energy, purify air, and increase occupant comfort in a variety of settings including warehouses, manufacturing facilities, and office buildings.
Impact Report

Mesa’s Impact Report Quantifies Energy Savings

Mesa’s Impact Report makes understanding energy savings in a space easier through quantifiable metrics, while also supporting ESG (environmental, social, and governance reporting).
HVAC Retrofit

Best Practices For HVAC Retrofits That Deliver

Equipment that minimizes repairs, saves energy, and improves health will help ensure that HVAC retrofits provide efficient performance and comfort.

Honeywell Forge Energy Optimization

Honeywell Forge Energy Optimization enables buildings to operate autonomously, proactively making adjustments that provide more comfort for the people inside and drastically cutting energy consumption.
University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC)

Phase Change Material Subdues Hot/Cold Calls

At an outpatient facility, trial implementation of phase change material showcases latent heat storage that improves occupant comfort.
controller

O3 Sensor Hub 2.0 Open Platform Controller

The O3 Sensor Hub 2.0 replaces the conventional thermostat with an all-encompassing hub that creates a more comfortable space for occupants, while also providing easy accessibility and management for building owners.
Autonomous Buildings

BrainBox AI Launches First AI Technology For Autonomous Buildings

BrainBox AI has unveiled its patent-pending technology enabling buildings to reduce energy costs by 25-35% and their carbon footprint by 20-40%.
employee comfort

Temperature And Workplace Productivity

Hot/cold complaints are all too familiar to many facility managers, and something that impacts employee comfort and productivity.
connected lighting

Interact Office By Signify

This Q&A describes the components of the Interact Office connected lighting system, and the applications for facility management.
smart building

Siemens Acquires Comfy App Company

Expanding its smart building solutions portfolio, Siemens has acquired Building Robotics, whose user-friendly Comfy app empowers building occupants.
occupant comfort

Saint-Gobain Releases North American HQ Occupant Comfort Study

The first of its kind based on size and scale, the longitudinal study reveals the collective benefits of a systems-based design approach.

The Comfort Test By Abundant Power Group

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.
workplace experience

Top 8 Predictions For The Workplace Experience in 2018

These emerging and evolving concepts provide a framework around which facility management can plan and operate the workplace environments they oversee.

Wireless Valve Actuator Improves Steam Driven Building

Opened in 1931, the Starrett-Lehigh Building in Manhattan now features a wireless controls system to regulate heating and cooling.
hvac training

June 22 Is National HVAC Tech Day

Industry stakeholders are recognizing the work of technicians in the HVAC industry, their impact on buildings and homes, and training to fill a talent gap.
control valves

Schneider Electric Expands Control Valves Offering

The company now offers a complete range of Pressure Independent Balancing and Control Valves to fit a variety of applications in building environments.
Task Tuning

Task Tuning In Commercial Buildings: A Field Study

This lighting controls strategy is used to reduce energy use while maintaining occupant comfort.

Soundproofing With Window Retrofits

As purveyors of peace and quiet, lodging facilities might consider this building envelope upgrade to better serve guests.
office management

A Day In The Life Of Office Management

Six ways to improve office facility management operations — and the employee/tenant experience in the meantime.
Fault detection and diagnosis (FDD) webinar

Did You Miss Our “Building Analytics, Skilled Labor Shortages & Decarbonization” Webinar?

View this free video webinar to learn how fault detection and diagnostics (FDD) has become a critical part of the resilient facility team’s tech stack.
Optimizing operations, Hybrid Office

View Our Free “Optimizing Operations In The Hybrid Office” Webinar

In this free video webinar, learn how optimizing operations in an office building has taken on newfound significance in the era of hybrid work.

[VIDEO] Capital Planning Advice for Facilities

Creating a sustainable and adaptable capital plan will take a coordinated effort among decision-makers and a tactical plan of attack. Learn more.