Rick Rolston

April 29, 2013

Best Practice in Building Maintenance. Reactive, Preventative or Predictive?

The US Department of Energy publication, Operations & Maintenance Best Practices, A Guide to Achieving Operational Efficiency (G. P. Sullivan, R. Pugh, A. P. Melendez, W. […]
April 23, 2013

Collaborative Facilities Management System

A collaboration platform where people can work together to improve operational and energy efficiencies in buildings. In 2006 authors Jason Morris and Stephen Ballesty described their […]
April 22, 2013

Pay attention to parasitic energy use in commercial building HVAC systems

A 1999 study by Detlef Westphalen andScott Koszalinski, Energy Consumption Characteristics of Commercial Building HVAC Systems  looked at parasitic energy consumption. Following are some excerpts from […]
April 2, 2013

Now, even your boiler should have its own web site.

Technology has changed in facility management, but a web site for your boiler and other assets? You bet. A web site provides information to people, when […]