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 …

Misconceptions about building portfolio analytics

Common Misconceptions About Building Portfolio Analytics

There are over 5 million buildings in the US and they consume almost 20% of the energy. Hence, there is a need to control the increase in energy consumption with a goal of moving towards curtailing global warming and creating a sustainable environment. Over the last few years, there has been a trend that is being used for these purposes. …

Remote Building Monitoring

How the Cloud Enables You to Be Energy Efficient

Building owners and facility managers are often perplexed by the amount of data collected from utilities, maintenance and building management systems (BMS). This data arises from the need to lower maintenance costs, increase their Return on Investment on energy management systems and decrease energy bills.

Pipe Burst

5 Ways to Prevent Pipe Bursts Using an IoT Smart Building Solution

For many building owners and facility managers, frozen pipes can be one of the most dreaded problems that can arise during the winter months. Most of you might think that frozen pipes is a limited problem but an insurance industry study reveals that the water damage caused by broken and frozen pipes rank second, behind hurricanes in the insurance claim …

IoT Increases Building Value

How IOT Can Increase Property Value and Decrease Insurance Risk and Premiums

Commercial property value and insurance premiums have a positive relationship in most cases. Directly implying that an increase in the value of a commercial facility will invariably lead to an increase in its annual premium.

6 Reasons Why Building Analytics Should be Top of Mind in 2018

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.

Data

What is MVLR and why it is important

There is no denying in this day and age that everything is somewhat interconnected. This web of interconnectedness implies a direct or indirect influence (relationship) of variables (things, activities) on each other. An attempt to take in to consideration all the variables influencing an activity will be impossible and utterly inefficient. This is why it is only prudent for businesses …

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Package

Introducing our Controls App and Our New Indoor Environmental Quality Package

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.

Indoor Air Quality in Multi-Family Housing

10 Ways to Keep Tenants Happy by Ensuring Indoor Air Quality

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 …