How to Use IoT to Identify Hidden Tune-Up Opportunities During Retro-Commissioning Projects

Achieving top-quality results is a key for any building retro-commissioning project, it is a golden opportunity to give your building a tune-up. This is a critical factor in stacking the odds in your favor as a commercial property owner, operator, or manager. If cutting costs and saving time on your next retro-commissioning project interests you, then you’ll love the Internet …

How IoT Enhances Critical Asset Management

Today, you find more and more commercial building managers and facilities professionals are challenged with managing assets. Critical assets breaking down mid-use, poor equipment performance and inefficient building systems are some challenges that have beguiled many commercial facilities. Every asset needs proper management and maintenance for it to continue to function according to its intended design.

Smart Building Technology and HVAC Systems

Cracking the Code Between Smart Building Technology and HVAC Systems

Many believe that a smart building has been enhanced with intelligent systems and implements green building concepts. That is far from the truth. A smart building uses a combination of multiple technologies, automated controls and decision-supporting software that provides a rapid and responsive environment. Frequently, they help in enhancing the efficiency and operational effectiveness of building systems like HVAC, while …

HVAC Myths Debunked

HVAC Myths Debunked. How IoT Provides Visibility into Your HVAC Systems

It’s a simple truth that commercial buildings and most homes depend on HVAC systems to keep indoor environmental conditions comfortable. While most property owners agree on this fact, still lots of myths concerning HVAC can be found out there with the potential to jeopardize your efforts. According to a report by US Department of Energy, the primary energy consumption in …

4 Ways to Revitalize Your Building Operations with Continuous Commissioning and IoT

4 Ways to Revitalize Your Building Operations with Continuous Commissioning and IoT

Before continuous commissioning (otherwise called Automated Continuous Commissioning) and IoT (Internet of Things), business structures after construction actualized a onetime calibrating or building advancement process. At the very best, these structures were just being “improved” occasionally (Bi every year, yearly, and so forth) according to plan. This strategy for commissioning posed significant questions amongst business building proprietors/administrators, some of which …

What to Know about Indoor Air Quality Monitoring

What You Need to Know to Select the Best Indoor Air Quality Monitoring Solution

Adopting Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) solutions for your commercial property, home or any living space is one of the most essential actions you can do to secure the health and safety of occupants using your property. With good IAQ solutions, you not only protect your health and that of others, you ensure you are in the clear with regulators as …

IoT Smart Building Solutions Maximizes ROI in Retrofit Projects

How IoT Smart Building Solutions Can Maximize the ROI of Your Retrofit Project

When dealing with limited budgets, aging structures, and energy accountability, retrofitting is an effective approach to ensure old commercial buildings maintain tiptop performance. The gains include reduction in energy cost, improvement in equipment performance and longevity. Every year it is said that about 5 billion square feet of buildings get retrofitted when compared to new construction. A McGraw Hill construction …

7 Problems Retrocommissioning can Identify with IoT

7 Problems That Retro-Commissioning Can Identify with IoT Smart Building Technology

As the experts know for sure, commercial buildings are subject to operational, functional, and occupant changes that put a strain on the mechanical, electrical, and control systems which can eventually lead to a subpar building performance with the passing of time. Today’s commercial buildings are somewhat complex with intricate designs, sophisticated systems and controls that are dependent on each other …

5 Reasons to Implement IoT into Building Runtime Optimization

5 Reasons to Implement IoT into Commercial Building Equipment Runtime Strategy

Introduction Runtime generally refers to the period or duration during which a program is executing. In the case of commercial buildings and energy efficiency, runtime is the timeframe during which various energy-consuming sectors of the building are in use. That is from the time they are turned on, to when they are turned off. The main energy consuming areas of …

6 Ways to Leverage IoT to Optimize Your Building Data Collection Strategy

6 Ways to Leverage IoT to Optimize Your Building Data Collection Strategy

As far as commercial buildings go, data is golden and holds the key to safer, healthier and better building performance. It gets more interesting if you consider the fact Internet of Things (IoT) is heralding a new age for commercial buildings. Thanks to IoT, inter- and intra- connection of commercial buildings plus the ability to gather real-time accurate data from …