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When planning an HVAC upgrade, here are three control strategies to help ensure the new equipment runs as efficiently as possible.

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The Role Of HVAC Controls

When planning an HVAC upgrade, here are three control strategies to help ensure the new equipment runs as efficiently as possible.

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Motive Power Chargers Restructure

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Hive Fabric CE Intelligent Virtualization

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Employees Overestimate Efficacy Of Workplace Email Security

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Purposeful Data Gathering Improves Facility Planning And Management

Facilities data is most valuable when it can be interpreted accurately, communicated effectively, and turned into an actionable plan.

Aquicore Launches “Automatic Diagnostics”, a New Learning Tool

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BIM: Digital Data To Enhance Facility Management

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Expanded Mobile Credential App

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New Solar Charging Kit From Legrand

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Sensaphone Remote Monitoring

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IDEC Upgrades Human-Machine Interface Line

IDEC Corporation upgraded HG2G-V5 5.7", HG3G-V8 8.4", HG3G-VA 10.4", and HG4G-VC 12.1" HMI touchscreen models, which are a fit for both new and retrofit applications.

Advanced Fire Detection Supports Super Bowl LIII

In 2019, aspirating smoke detection technology was selected as quick installation solution for temporary broadcast offices at biggest game of the year.

FIDO2 Converged Smart Cards & Keys

HID Global has added FIDO2 authentication to its Crescendo smart cards, enabling them to support the FIDO Alliance industry initiative focused on standards-based “password-less” sign-in.

Proactive Equipment Maintenance, The Ben Franklin Way

In order to maximize efficiency and reduce costs, a balance between proactive measures and reactive maintenance must be made.

STANLEY’s Managed Services Program

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Integrate CMMS And Engineering Data To Optimize Plant Maintenance

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Userful Visual Networking Platform Control

A real-time interactive drag-and-drop control tool has been added to Userful's Visual Networking Platform.

Employee Well-Being Is Driving Workplace Design

The 2019 Workplace Report from Ted Moudis Associates indicates employee well-being is becoming a primary driver for tailored work environments.

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