Rick Rolston

January 22, 2013

Scan. Fix. Save. Using QR codes to improve tenant service.

The use of QR codes strategically placed in the building allows tenants to easily report a problem for that location. For instance, a QR code can […]
January 18, 2013

Demand response changes building management software requirements

Pike Research estimates that 1.5 million buildings will be enrolled in utility demand response programs by 2018, up from 600,000 buildings today. In these programs utilities […]
January 11, 2013

Retrofits alone won’t get us to our energy efficiency goals

Governments in the USA, Canada, Australia and Europe have set aggressive energy goals to reduce consumption by 20-30 percent. Let’s do the math. According to the […]
January 5, 2013

Maintenance matters: The energy cost of HVAC air filters.

Every day your building loses energy efficiency, with occasional improvement as equipment is serviced. The “drift”, if left unchecked, could be as much as 30 percent […]