occupant-comfort

Resource pages for "occupant-comfort"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


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.
cooling towers

Right-Sizing The Cooling Tower

To maximize water-based cooling tower performance, identify several critical factors to choose most appropriate size.
acoustics

Eckel Panels Correct Facility Acoustics

The hard finishes of prison walls and ceilings create conditions for reverberation and excessive noise. Eckoustic Correctional Panels addressed this at the Mule Creek Infill Complex in Ione, CA.

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