Is AI the Key to Producing Peak IoT?

You already know about IoT. Well . . . at least you’ve heard a lot about it. IoT is surprisingly simple because it generally refers to connected devices producing data where previously there was none. Data visibility certainly produces valuable insights, especially when driven by AI. Don’t be confused by the hype surrounding IoT. Yes, it’s rumored to be big; …

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 …

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.

Why Continuous Monitoring is the Future of Buildings

Why Continuous Monitoring is the Future of Buildings

Continuous monitoring in commercial buildings is a term used to describe the process of tracking building performance parameters of interest continuously and in real time with the intention of alerting decision makers/ building managers or operators of faults or inefficiencies within the building systems. This includes tracking the performance and energy efficiency of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems, …

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 …

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 …