Lies You Have Been Told About Building Optimization

We understand the need to manage the energy consumption in buildings. We’re okay with the concept. Too often, however, we question our own ability to accomplish such a task. Many have discomfort even discussing the plan . . . should one even exist. According to the United Nations, buildings account for 40% of global energy use, 30% of energy-related GHG …

5 Reasons Why Buildings are Adopting IoT Solutions Blog

Four Reasons Why Smart Buildings Adopt IoT Solutions

The Internet of things (IoT) has arrived. Its potential excites multiple industries. Read on if you want to compete in the coming real-time service economy. The questions are all too common. How do I get virtual access to physical things? My building is full of assets and other things that I can’t see, can’t interact with, can’t manage. Help is …

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.

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 …

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 …

Why You Should Transition to Continuous Commissioning

Why We Love the Transition to Continuous Commissioning and You Should Too

  What is continuous commissioning? The term continuous commissioning was coined by engineers at Energy Systems Lab in Texas A&M University to describe the process of measuring energy use and environmental data on an ongoing basis to improve the operations of the building. Typically buildings that have been retrofitted with various energy efficiency systems and improvements can be measured frequently …

6 Questions to ask before settling on an indoor air quality monitoring device

6 Questions to Ask Before Settling on an Indoor Air Quality Monitoring Device or Sensor

Measuring Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) has become a necessity rather than a nice to have feature. It is essential that building owners and facility managers consider many questions before they select a particular device or sensor to measure the IAQ. Some of the salient questions include cost, easy of use, energy efficiency, IoT compatibility and additional functionality. Keeping these in …