Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Technology articles below.
It's amazing what humans can do when they harness their energy: The Paris Navigating Gym travels the Seine River with energy from passenger workouts.
The EnOcean Alliance and IBM have joined forces to standardize intelligent building solutions for the Internet of Things.
Survey finds 53% of employees are using time at work to shop online, up from last year; nearly one in four employers say they’ve fired someone for using the Internet for non-work related activity, down slightly from last year.
The Series R® RTWD water-cooled chiller for commercial and industrial buildings is now available for customers in North America and the Middle East who are seeking systems with lower global warming potential.
The ACT Series of high-accuracy split-core current transformers are now UL Certified to meet the new 2017 National Electrical Safety Code requirement.
A two-year study by IBM and Ponemon shows a decline in cyber resilience in 2016: 66 percent aren’t confident in their ability to recover from cyberattacks.
Mobile software application enables building occupants to tap into Internet of Things capabilities to address common building issues including temperature settings, access control.
New app helps customers better visualize what facility enhancements can do for their workplace, while helping them save money, and increase efficiency and productivity.
With the facility’s aging boiler failing, Saucon Valley Country Club saw an opportunity to improve facility comfort, improve access to hot water, and reduce energy bills.
Booking meeting space just got easier, thanks to collaboration between NFS Technology Group, providers of Rendezvous room booking software, and Crestron®.
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The smart restroom management system aims to make restrooms as smart as the rest of your building.
The $19 million upgrade to the assembly plant's lighting, HVAC, hot water, and thermal energy systems will help meet mandated federal energy reduction goals.
Today’s innovations are making tomorrow’s workplace more digital while enhancing the human experience.
The 2016 Beyond Green™ Awards recognize high-performing, resilient buildings and communities. There’s only two weeks left to submit your project!
The partnership will enable new lighting applications while reducing the complexity of design, installation, and operation of advanced LED lighting systems.
Texas Hill Country is probably the last place surfers would expect to hang ten, but that’s exactly what they’re doing now that some legal battles have ended.
Legrand North America has been recognized for Programmatic Excellence within the Industry Data Exchange Association, Inc.’s (IDEA) data certification program.
The U.S. Department of Energy recently tested HTHV technology—High Temperature Heating & Ventilation—compared to traditional unit heaters.
In Marlborough, MA, Boston Scientific pursued LEED Silver for its new headquarters facility, ultimately reached LEED Gold.
While challenges remain, energy storage systems can provide tangible benefits for sustainable facility goals.
Barron Lighting Group’s test lab is now qualified to perform UL Certification testing.
iWAREHOUSE Evolution provides vital analytics tools for warehouse managers, allowing them to promote operator accountability and monitor compliance, risk management, and metrics for their industrial vehicle fleet, operators, and batteries.
Efficient facility layout and utilization help to deliver cost savings and occupant productivity. Would pursuing “Standards as a Service” promote these goals?
Facility executives can work toward an effective balance for site security using these six steps.
thyssenkrupp’s latest technology will support elevator technicians prior to and on the job site, significantly reducing service intervention times.
The Well Living Lab leverages and expands upon the principles of the WELL Building Standard™ (WELL), which focuses on seven concepts relevant to indoor health—air, water, nourishment, light, fitness, comfort and mind.
Four out of 10 companies have suffered a loss of key corporate data from a mobile device.
KMC Controls has released its Control Basic Block editor, introducing block programming to its KMC BACnet Controllers.
In this age of data collection, measuring occupants’ response to the smart building is as important as the information on the facility's operational performance.
Breakthrough technology yields 20 percent better economics than conventional fixed-tilt installations.
With dependable cellular and Wi-Fi coverage a must-have amenity for today’s businesses, CBRE's new Cellular Signal Mapping service certifies in-building network quality.
Combined insights and technologies will help build smart, secure, sustainable environments.
New cloud-based sensor and smart meter system helps complex facilities reduce energy use, optimize controls, and predict future breakdowns.