Indoor air quality is not as simple as maintaining a HVAC system or fixing a leaking duct. It is constantly changing and is affected by a complex set of factors. Some of these factors can be external like pollutants or odors and some internal like poor ventilation systems and moisture and humidity levels.
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 …
Despite the fact that poor Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) can affect the health of the occupants in any kind of enclosed space, there seem to be a lot of misconceptions around it. Read our blog as we examine 10 indoor air quality myths.
The Senseware team is excited to announce our Indoor Air Quality Widget. Due to our wildly popular Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Package, the Senseware team has developed and released an IAQ Widget for your dashboards. Senseware’s IAQ Widget can now be added to your dashboards. The Widget works in tandem with your IAQ Packages to display your data in an intuitive way. The IAQ …
Most buildings use Building Management Systems (BMS) to manage the day to day operations of a facility. While BMS provides features like alerts and notifications and metering dashboards, you are still missing the big picture of the entire data created by the various equipment and systems that consume energy in your building.
We’re excited to introduce you to our newest feature: The Controls App, allowing you to control equipment based on schedules, sensors and external weather data. We also have some new hardware: our new Indoor Environmental Quality package, including sensors such as sound, pressure and vibration.
According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) “Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) refers to the air quality within and around buildings and structures, especially as it relates to the health and comfort of building occupants.” Indoor air quality has a huge impact on the occupants of a property especially the risk of health issues – both long term …
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.
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.
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.