Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Schneider Electric articles below.
Physical security is critical to achieving availability goals of mission critical facilities. Security of the data center accounts for it’s surroundings as well as data processing equipment inside and the systems supporting them. In this paper, systems for providing secure facilities are recommended and best practices for physical security are explained.
New software suites from Schneider Electric address the energy management needs of customers in key market segments. A suite for Data Centers is now available, with introductions focused on Water, Healthcare, and Grid to be introduced in the coming months.
Working with Schneider Electric, the school district, which serves over 5,100 students from kindergarten through grade 12, has seen its utility costs reduced by 15%, resulting in annual savings of close to $250,000.
An assessment of power, cooling, physical infrastructure, and operational efficiencies of data centers provides information managers can act upon.
The Opry Mills Mall restoration project had two main objectives: to restore the permanent power necessary to perform operations throughout the remaining months it would take to clean and repair the mall’s interior, and to restore the electrical condition back to the same state it was in prior to the flood.
Integrating security systems and building management offers a multitude of benefits, but steps need to be taken before implementation.
Previously branded as EnergyView Online, Remote Energy Management is a hosted solution that enables users to save energy from anywhere and at any time.
Cohesive automation approaches are sparking energy efficiency in commercial buildings.
Launched in 2010, the enhanced pilot credit establishes guidelines anticipated to increase participation in automated demand response.
Managing staff behavior is a key to maintaining benefits over time.
A report released by Environmental Systems, Inc. in December 2009 is aimed at helping financial and operations professionals sort through sustainability information, understand trends, and visualize what is possible.
Effectively integrating building automation systems results in lower costs and gained efficiencies.