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 …

Commercial Buildings Account for 25 percent of overall water usage

Technology Finds Wider Use in Commercial Building Water Management

Ongoing drought conditions on the West Coast have cast the spotlight on trends in water use. Conservation efforts that started out as voluntary are fast becoming mandatory across many cities and towns. As water gains recognition for being the valuable resource it is, building operators are looking at different approaches to integrate water management into their overall conservation efforts.

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Smart Building Water Management: Good for Your Business and the Planet

As changes to local climates drives water shortages all around the globe, effective water management becomes more and more crucial. When we consider the massive droughts in California; water scarcity in developing nations; and restrictions on water use throughout the U.S., it’s clear that conserving water is in everyone’s best interest.

Smart Buildings Evolve to Smart Offices and Enhance the Human Experience

By Megan Bozman My longtime business mentor likes to say I’m a plant that requires sunshine for photosynthesis. While this isn’t literally true, of course, I feel best when I’m in view of natural light. I also prefer a quiet environment for work and studying, and still have fond memories of this gorgeous old library at my alma mater, Lehigh …

ENERGY STAR Battle of the Buildings

Energy Star: The Trusted Blue Label for Products and Buildings

By Megan Bozman Who hasn’t had the joyful task of shopping for a new refrigerator and seeing the “ENERGY STAR” labels? ENERGY STAR is described as, “a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency voluntary program that helps businesses and individuals save money and protect our climate through superior energy efficiency.”