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A VESDA “Aspirating Smoke Detector" alerts a facility’s fire safety system before an emergency unfolds, giving you time to evaluate and eliminate the potential hazard before it becomes a true safety issue.


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A VESDA “Aspirating Smoke Detector" alerts a facility’s fire safety system before an emergency unfolds, giving you time to evaluate and eliminate the potential hazard before it becomes a true safety issue.

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Why VESDA? Leveraging Air Sampling Smoke Detection Within Your Fire Alarm System

A VESDA “Aspirating Smoke Detector" alerts a facility’s fire safety system before an emergency unfolds, giving you time to evaluate and eliminate the potential hazard before it becomes a true safety issue.

College Opens New Location With Job Order Contracting

Tarrant County College opted to use Job Order Contracting (JOC) for its major renovation, allowing multiple projects to be completed through a single contract.

Variable Refrigerant Flow Technology For Commercial Facilities

Whether for a retrofit or new construction, VRF technology permits the installation of a single HVAC system for both heating and cooling in facilities — saving money on equipment and controls.

Making The Connection: Aligning Facilities Investments With Organizational Mission

Developing a long-term facilities investment strategy all stakeholders can rally around is a difficult task. Here are five steps to aligning facility investment with mission.

Enhancing School Security: What You Should Consider

Budget, lighting, environments and other challenges to school security—and potential solutions for each.

Scope Today, Success Tomorrow: Operations Benefits Of Your Scope Of Work

The operational benefits of clear, comprehensive Scopes of Work extend beyond the budget estimate and ripple throughout the life of the project.

Five Construction Project Planning Tips For The Public Sector

Summer feels far away, but government officials need to think months ahead. Here are some actions to take now to ensure your summer projects succeed.

Sourcing Your Scope Of Work: The How And What

A Scope of Work sets the tone for your whole project, so make sure you leave no stone unturned and no question un-asked.

AEDs Improve Out-Of-Hospital Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Businesses across America are installing automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to aid those suffering from sudden cardiac arrest. Whether mandated by law or enacted by individual choice, installation of AEDs help save lives.

What Is A Scope Of Work And Why Does It Matter?

By knowing exactly what a Scope of Work is and what it should contain, you can get your budget estimate off to a strong start, setting your project up for success even before kick-off.

5 Surprising Ways Video Surveillance Can Benefit Your Facility

Did you know that security cameras provide a variety of other unexpected benefits? Learn five surprising ways facility managers can use video surveillance systems to benefit their facilities. Also, grab your copy of the 2019 Safety and Security Plan Guide.

Getting A Grip On Floor Maintenance Costs And Safety Risks

Keeping dirt and grime out of your facility starts with installing the right entrance mat. Here's why having the proper walk-off is critical to safety and savings.

Introducing Seos®: The Next Generation of Credential Technology

Powered by highly advanced encryption and a software-based infrastructure, Seos secures trusted identities on any form factor and can be extended for applications beyond physical access control. Learn more at hidglobal.com/seos.

5 Steps To A Successful Facility Condition Assessment

Facility managers should use an FCA as part of a technical investigation, to review assets or systems looking into the root causes of deterioration, and as a source for determining a building's replacement value.

Bring Your Facility Into The Future With EcoStruxure™ Building Advisor

Schneider Electric’s collaborative smart building IoT platform is a comprehensive service portfolio designed to improve occupant comfort and asset value while reducing operating costs.

The 5 Biggest Innovations In Facility Management Technology

Learn about the five biggest innovations in facility management technology we've seen this year. Plus, get a free ebook on more technology trends!

Facilities – Integrating Energy Data to Improve Efficiency

Discover how building/ facility managers have used real-time data operational data to lower costs, improve efficiency and reduce maintenance expenses significantly. Learn more about OSIsoft and our Facilities solutions.

Bainbridge Island School District Keeps School In Session With Ecostruxure IT

Schneider Electric helps the school district monitor and manage access to information systems distributed across 11 buildings, nine schools, one central data center, and 38 data closets.

Bring Your Facility Into The Future With EcoStruxure™ Building Advisor

Schneider Electric’s collaborative smart building IoT platform is a comprehensive service portfolio designed to improve occupant comfort and asset value while reducing operating costs.

8 Questions To Ask Before Replacing Your Facility Assets

Local energy conservation initiatives are a great way to save money when you purchase new assets or fixtures. Here are answers to your most commonly asked questions and a handy asset replacement cheat sheet.

Full Data Center Visibility, 125 Feet Under The Kansas Prairie

Located deep below a layer of shale, Cavern Technologies' colocation data center relies on Schneider Electric’s solution platform to serve clients.

Under-Carpet Wireways | So subtle it virtually disappears!

The Connectrac 2.7 Under-Carpet Wireway provides an invisible solution that accommodates power cable management to any space with carpet tiling. Learn more.

The Future Of Video Surveillance Is In The Cloud

Tyco Integrated Security's Cloud Video is a cloud-based video management solution (VMS) that is cost effective and easy to use. To learn more, visit www.tycois.com/video

Three Technology Trends In Facility Management This Year

Technology should make it easier to implement preventative maintenance plans and keep your workers and facility occupants safe. Learn about three technology trends in facility management and grab your free copy of the facility manager’s software comparison guide.

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Introducing Seos®: The Next Generation of Credential Technology

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