What is CMMS and How to Maximize Benefits with IoT

What is CMMS and How Can You Maximize its Benefits with Real-Time Data?

What is a CMMS? According to Wikipedia, a CMMS is defined as: “Computerized maintenance management system (CMMS), also known as computerized maintenance management information system (CMMIS), is a software package that maintains a computer database of information about an organization’s maintenance operations. This information is intended to help maintenance workers do their jobs more effectively (for example, determining which machines require maintenance and …

Using IoT for Electrical Maintenance

The Endless Possibilities of Using IoT for Electrical Maintenance

The internet of things (IoT) as we already know, is a giant network of connected things and people. This seemingly endless web of interconnected devices is said to be the pinnacle of technological advancement. From ordering an Uber to efficient elevator alignment to maximizing energy efficiency, there is literally no limit to the potential physical accomplishments of the IoT. The …

Large Cooling Tower

Back to Basics: Cooling Towers 101

Cooling towers are used to remove heat from a building. Cooling a stream of water to a lower temperature using evaporation does this. Large cooling towers are usually used in industries like power plants, petroleum refineries and various manufacturing facilities. They vary in size from large hyperboloid structures to smaller ones on the rooftops of shopping centers, hospitals or universities.

Chiller system

The Ultimate Guide to Chiller Systems

What are Chiller Systems? Commercial buildings use Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems to dehumidify and to cool the building. Modern commercial buildings seek efficient HVAC systems and components for building sustainability. Building occupants similarly carry great expectations, that the HVAC system will function as intended . . . to create a comfortable interior environment regardless of the conditions …

HVAC Systems

Everything You Need To Know About HVAC Systems But Are Too Embarrassed To Ask

What is an HVAC System? Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) systems are an important part of any building such as residential (homes, apartments, condos, etc.), commercial buildings (e.g., hotels, hospitals, schools, universities, office buildings, etc.) and industrial buildings (factories, warehouses, manufacturing plants, etc.). They help in controlling the temperature, humidity and air quality to provide comfortable indoor environment to both …

The Role of Predictive Maintenance

The Role of Predictive Maintenance

Today’s buildings are smarter than ever, with automation systems and other technology offering facility managers deep insight into operations. They have the opportunity to monitor areas that were previously unable to have sensors thanks to the Internet of Things. Integrated solutions improve visibility on a granular and broad level and make it possible for managers to move from preventative to …