Building Management Gets a Boost from the Power of IoT and the Cloud

Credit to Author: Jean-Paul Genet| Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2018 13:00:14 +0000

The Internet of Things (IoT) is opening up opportunities in all sorts of areas, including in facility operations. A case in point is tools for managing smaller buildings. While building… Read more »

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Power Management with MCBs explained

Credit to Author: Atin Chhabra| Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2018 05:06:44 +0000

The importance of electrical systems in modern times simply cannot be stated enough. These electrical systems helped ensure that this technology remains of the highest importance in today’s day-and-age. Without… Read more »

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IoT for Power Distribution: Taking Reliability and Efficiency to New Levels

Credit to Author: Atin Chhabra| Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2018 04:59:06 +0000

U.S. energy forecasting agency projects that, despite gains in energy efficiency, global population growth and other drivers will cause energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions to keep rising. Many experts… Read more »

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Emergency Lighting and Smoke Extraction Systems: An Important Element of Facility Safety

Credit to Author: Philippe Carle| Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:39:57 +0000

Lightning storms, fires, and overloaded electrical grids often result in power outages. Such unanticipated blackouts can pose a serious threat to building occupants and property. According to the United States… Read more »

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Let’s Work Together Collaborative Design and Engineering in an AI World

Credit to Author: Asha Devasia| Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2018 14:53:58 +0000

There’s a common notion that most writers, philosophers or artists create their great works in isolation. We imagine the act of creativity as a solitary act by some person in… Read more »

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Collaboration is Closely linked to Design Technology

Credit to Author: Asha Devasia| Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2018 18:32:55 +0000

Video conferencing and smartphones allow us to collaborate without needing to be in the same room. The internet allowed us to share our designs digitally across great distances. Thanks to… Read more »

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The need for speed: Ethernet for smart circuit breakers

Credit to Author: Eric Quesnot| Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2018 13:00:26 +0000

Operating expenses represent the majority of a building’s lifecycle costs, sometimes exceeding 80%. Energy and maintenance are a big part of these costs. Considering that 30% of the energy used… Read more »

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How digitizing your critical power distribution delivers a fast and massive ROI

Credit to Author: Markus Hirschbold| Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2018 13:00:30 +0000

In the previous two posts in this series, we’ve looked at the hidden risks that make managing critical power facilities so challenging. We’ve also seen how trends in digitizing electrical… Read more »

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Medium Voltage Switchgear Design Gets a Much-Needed Upgrade with GIS

Credit to Author: Shirley Xiao| Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2018 10:25:24 +0000

Very few pieces of technology from the 1970s are still in use today — and for good reason — think floppy discs and VCRs. Until recently, however, medium voltage switchgear… Read more »

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How to Manage Building Maintenance From Your Smart Phone

Credit to Author: Jean-Paul Genet| Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2018 13:00:46 +0000

As buildings become more complex, with all sorts of electrical, heating, cooling and other systems that need consistent routine maintenance, it can be a daunting task for facility managers and… Read more »

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Revolutionizing Power Critical Facilities with Connectivity and Intelligence

Credit to Author: Kevin Morin| Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2018 14:20:31 +0000

Disruptive innovation has arrived to support our next generation power grid. These innovations provide increased opportunity for intelligence and connectivity for the management of power distribution in our power critical… Read more »

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