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 …

Reliable Building Data

How to Leverage IoT to Obtain Reliable Building Performance Data

With the world moving towards a global village, the Internet of Things is breaking technological barriers to ensure a truly global world. The Internet of things is a network of physical devices and other objects running on electronic software, actuators, and sensors to enable connectivity and exchange of data between these devices. Basically, the IoT gives you access to all …

Submetering

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.

Chiller system

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 …