Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Sensors articles below.
Designing to code and considering future needs help to minimize obstacles and maximize investment.
Room booking software and other tech tools empower employees to improve their working environments.
The October 2019 Issue looks at sustainability for buildings and grounds. Plus sensor technology, keeping facility grounds safe, and lighting retrofits.
IoT is creating opportunities for information gathering and sharing that will have an astounding impact on the way buildings are managed and operated.
LTE Cellular Modem with Battery Backup ensures continuous monitoring of critical equipment and environmental conditions where an Ethernet connection is inaccessible.
Environmental monitoring can detect emergencies and allow buildings to communicate with their operators, preventing minor issues from becoming disasters.
Passive Optical Local Area Networks are the key to future-ready, cost-effective digital transformations in smart environments.
Four plug-and-play switches have a built-in intuitive power selector and support optional interchangeable external power supplies.
These unmanned aerial vehicles are used increasingly for building and site inspections, and expanded capabilities are on the horizon.
Deploy-It-Yourself Management Platform simplifies access to IoT-enabled data and control capabilities from systems, sensors, and equipment.
The TASKI SWINGOBOT 2000 is a hands-free scrubber drier robotic floor care machine with built-in sensors and innovative on-board technologies.
Sloan supports the objectives of Global Handwashing Day and is constantly working to develop products that improve hand hygiene.
Despite the benefits of this security technology, the potential for spoofing and hacking impedes user adoption of biometrics.
For restroom cleaning, couple newer tools with tried-and-true practices for user satisfaction.
The companies are collaborating on an energy efficiency program across more than 600 Morgan Stanley retail branches with a turnkey LED lighting and digital controls solution.
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Able to control up to 35 LED fixtures, RATIO features three components: sensor, power supply, and controller.
These emerging and evolving concepts provide a framework around which facility management can plan and operate the workplace environments they oversee.
EnOcean's wireless Easyfit LED controls for various open standards enable simple commissioning, intelligent local control, and seamless integration with building automation systems.
For 2017, Brookdale Senior Living earned the energy efficiency certification for 25 of its facilities throughout 10 states.
Behind their walls buildings have long supported an interplay of systems that belies their static presence. Now, the ability for buildings to learn and proactively impact operations expands the horizon of possibilities.
New humidity sensors offer high accuracy with the fastest measurement response time of comparable devices currently on the market.
Next generation Cellio LoRa long-range, low-power wireless transceivers are for wide area, end-to-end monitoring and control for agriculture, cold chain, gas distribution, transportation, and many other industrial applications.
Every sensor within a building system has data to share. And, whether it’s fire, intrusion, or access control, the information can be used for its security-related purposes.
Data centers can improve power usage effectiveness by up to 25% with energy-efficient LED lighting paired with sophisticated controls and sensors.
Alongside energy retrofit projects like LED lighting, Current can simultaneously attach a sensor-based digital network to provide facilities additional data and insights into their operations.
The company’s latest patent was awarded for innovative mapping and nesting features that employ a distributed monitoring model in facility management systems.
xCella Wireless allows for the control of lighting, HVAC, and plug load in small spaces and can also be networked for a floor or building-wide solution.
In pursuing a smart building, a critical step is to identify and select smart sensors that are capable of generating rich, actionable data about an occupant’s whereabouts.
From building management systems to the next frontier of facility technology, the benefits of IoT abound but the roadmap differs for each organization.
The Aegex IoT Platform for Hazardous Locations is built specifically for regulated areas where explosive atmospheres require Internet of Things equipment that is certified intrinsically safe, or incapable of causing an explosion.
A environmental sensor-based system that provides monitoring and alerting services for the mechanical spaces of buildings.
Efficient facility layout and utilization help to deliver cost savings and occupant productivity. Would pursuing “Standards as a Service” promote these goals?
In this fourth installment in a six-part series, the impact of municipal digital infrastructure on economic development is discussed.
This second article in a series discusses a new kind of urban infrastructure, purpose built for the digital age.
This SaaS platform combines sensor hardware and artificial intelligence to deliver insights about energy consumption and operating conditions.
This disruption impacting facilities management holds significant promise if stakeholders are cognizant of their roles in the emerging landscape.
Focusing on minimizing false readings and improving accuracy will quicken widespread adoption.
From wire detection to the latest video analytics, there are many ways to protect exteriors. From the August 2013 issue.