Facilities Management

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 […]
January 4, 2013

Future Building Management Systems (FBMS)

In a recent article entitled Future Building Management Systems author Jim Sinopoli PE described his vision for a building management system of the future. We think […]
December 28, 2012

Eliminate work orders to improve building operational efficiency

How many people handle each work order in your organization?   Work orders were designed to help you control costs, but today the work order process […]