TOTM: Facility Technologies

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


critical infrastructure

Data Centers: Best Practices In Challenging Times

As impacts of COVID-19 continue, an advisory report produced by Uptime Institute shares best practices to reduce risk associated with operating critical infrastructure facilities.
Variable Refrigerant Flow Technology

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.
asset management

Facility Data? You Have A Boatload. Knowledge? Not So Much.

In their work, facilities leaders gather a massive amount of data (and growing!) associated with facilities and property.
IoT networks

Blue Pillar Launches IoT Partnership Program

The company's Building Blocks Partnership Program includes system and solution providers to help accelerate adoption of IoT networks for facilities.
Passive Optical Local Area Networks

Top Five Trends Driving POL Adoption For Smart Buildings

Passive Optical Local Area Networks are the key to future-ready, cost-effective digital transformations in smart environments.
HVAC systems

Collaboration Provides Cloud-Based Advanced Energy Management Capabilities

Carrier Connect Wi-Fi thermostats can now interface with Encycle’s cloud-based Swarm Logic energy savings technology, improving HVAC system efficiency using IoT-enabled services.
Manhattan IWMS

Trimble’s Manhattan Software Achieves SOC 1 Type 2 Certification

Independent audit validates Manhattan’s computer controls, data processing controls, and lease transactional processing capabilities.
2019 office trends

Innovative Workspaces: Seven Office Trends For 2019

Keeping up to date on office trends is smart business as companies work to attract talent and increase employee satisfaction.
construction productivity software

Leading Universities, Colleges Adopt PlanGrid

Forty higher education institutions now use PlanGrid's construction productivity software to efficiently build and maintain their campuses.
prescriptive analytics

Aquicore Has Acquired Entic

With this acquisition, the company's commercial real estate software platform will expand its prescriptive analytics capabilities.
ISO 9001

Mercury Security Earns ISO 9001:2015 Certification

This leader in OEM access control hardware has earned ISO 9001:2015 certification for its Quality Management System.
access control network

ASSA ABLOY & Cansec Expand Access Control Network

ASSA ABLOY completed the integration of their Aperio wireless lock technology with MAP1-based access control systems from Cansec Systems LTD.

Whole Foods Market Participates In CA DRAM Energy Program

The grocery store chain will employ energy storage in three northern California locations to reduce energy consumption and benefit from financial incentives through the state’s Demand Response Auction Mechanism (DRAM) program.
Hudson Yards

Hudson Yards Opens, EarthCam Premieres Construction Time-Lapse

From 2012 to 2019, cameras documented each stage of Hudson Yards, the largest private real estate development in U.S. history.

Can Robots Do A Better Job Than People?

More than half of U.S. managers think robots and automation do higher quality work than humans, according to a study by MindEdge/Skye Learning.
energy performance

Online Tool Helps Cities Frame Energy Performance Goals

The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) and New Buildings Institute (NBI), with support from the U.S. Department of Energy and the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, launch Life-Cycle Energy Performance Framework for Cities tool.
building automation

Accruent, Tridium Collaboration Enhances IoT Facilities Management Solutions

The new strategic alliance will deliver enterprise customers greater value through the combination of Tridium's expertise in building automation and Accruent's vx Observe IoT asset monitoring solution.
Water Conservation System

AI-Powered Leak Detection, Water Conservation System Launches

The WINT Water Intelligence solution helps organizations achieve two primary goals: To prevent damage from water leaks, and to improve sustainability by significantly reducing water consumption.
facility condition assessment

TxDOT Assesses ADA and Arc Flash Issues In Its Facilities

Following a statewide facility condition assessment, TxDOT worked again with the firm Lockwood, Andrews and Newnam to focus on two important safety issues.
cyber security professionals

Skilled Security Workers Becoming More Difficult To Find

Security teams are understaffed as cyber security skills gap worsens, according to a new Tripwire survey.

Webinars

Modernize to Digitize

Did You Miss Our “Modernize To Digitize” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to contribute to your facility’s sustainability, resiliency and efficiency, while being customer-centric with speed to resolution.
FCA Data

Did You Miss Our “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar?

Free video webinar features a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.
The Office Building Of The Future

Did You Miss Our Free “The Office Building Of The Future” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to bring employees back to the office, what the office building of the future looks like, and more.

Facility Executive Featured Video

[VIDEO] A Sustainable Future With Constellation Energy

For decades, Constellation has been a leader in carbon-free energy generation and in offering sustainable solutions to customers as we accelerate the transition to a carbon-free future.