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5 Reasons You Need Visibility Into Your HVAC Systems

In today’s world, commercial buildings account for more than 35 percent of the total energy consumption. In most commercial buildings Heating, Ventilating and Cooling (HVAC) consumes more than 30% percent of the total energy use. Commercial buildings owners and facility managers are challenged with getting financial returns from their investments while providing a building that is energy efficient.

2018 IoT Smart Building Trends

10 IoT Smart Building Trends to look out for in 2018

It is 2018 and there are high expectations from smart building technologies. 2018 would see the continued growth in the usage of Internet of Things (IoT) Industry because IoT has proliferated. People are ready to embrace significant innovations and changes especially when it comes to commercial buildings as the IoT industry is maturing.

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Ready or Not. People are Requiring Energy Efficient Buildings.

Buildings use of electricity has increased over the last several decades and it is now nearly 38% of all US energy. These come from consumption in residential, commercial and manufacturing facilities that are used for lighting and space conditioning, and water heating.

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How You Can Use Sensors to Improve Housing

We now have more cellphones than people in the world. This has led to the expectation that everything has to be at our fingertips. Hence, smart home systems have become popular in the last couple of years. Not only have these devices become affordable but also easy to install and maintain.

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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 …

Launch Your Buildings to the 21st Century

3 Ways to Launch Your Buildings into the 21st Century

Energy efficiency and energy savings are at the topmost goal of every commercial building owner and facility manager. This is because buildings account for 41% of the total energy consumption in the United States. Moreover, building-sector energy consumption grew by 48% between 1980 and 2009. This is due to population growth, increased use of appliances and enhancement of building services …

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6 Scary Things You Need to Know about Indoor Air Quality

For many of us, the end of October means apple cider, pumpkin carving, and trick-or-treating. But this year, the most frightening thing that fall has brought is not Halloween – it is the dramatically worsened air quality after several months of sustained wildfires. The continuing wildfires in California have sparked widespread concern about air quality in general, and Indoor Air …

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Everything You Need to Know About Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

People see smog, receive air quality advisories from the weather report and smell car exhaust in crowded cities. They know that air pollution is bad, but they may not know about indoor air quality and how much of an impact it has on their lives. Facility managers that want to create a comfortable and healthy business environment for all staff …